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Koninklijke Stadsschouwburg Brugge (Bruges Royal Municipal Theatre)

The Bruges Royal City Theatre (1869) is one of the best-preserved city theatres in Europe. To make room for this regal lady, 46 medieval buildings were razed to the ground, streets were straightened and a new theatre square created. 150 residents lost their homes to the cherished dream of the then bourgeoisie: to have a temple of culture that could stand on equal footing with the large theatre houses of Ghent, Antwerp and Brussels. The sober yet majestic neo-Renaissance facade of this royal theatre conceals a palatial foyer and an equally magnificent red and gold auditorium. This outstanding infrastructure is used for performances of contemporary dance and theatre and for concerts of various kinds.

Consult the website of Cultuurcentrum Brugge for scheduled events. 

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Time information

from 01-01-2022 to 31-12-2022
Monday Open
Tuesday Open
Wednesday Open
Thursday Open
Friday Open
Saturday Open
Sunday Open
​The Royal Municipal Theatre is open when there are activities taking place. Therefore make sure you check the website of Cultuurcentrum Brugge before your visit for the most up-to-date information.

Price information

Individuals

There is a range of ticket prices to suit different budgets. These vary depending on the performance. See the website of Cultuurcentrum Brugge for more details. 
Payment methods

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Points of sale Ticket line Cultuurcentrum Brugge (+32 50 44 30 60): Tuesday to Friday, 1.00 p.m.-5.00 p.m., closed 1/7 to 15/8 and public holidays.

Locatie

Vlamingstraat 29 , Brugge
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Location

Accessibility
  • Establishment partly accessible Establishment partly accessible
    At the various locations of Cultuurcentrum Brugge, a number of seats are reserved for wheelchair users. At the Bruges Royal Municipal Theatre, seats are reserved in the stalls (ground floor) for wheelchair users who cannot sit in the seats provided. A lift is provided that can take you up to the 2nd floor.Tickets for these reserved seats cannot be bought online. Since the number of places is limited, it is best to book in time. Reservations are necessary. To do that, you can contact the box office of Cultuurcentrum Brugge by telephone. Before the performance begins, a member of staff will escort you to your seat.
  • Toilets accessible Toilets accessible
Facilities
  • Bar Bar
  • Lift Lift
  • Wireless internet access Wireless internet access
  • Free toilets Free toilets