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Gruuthusemuseum (Gruuthuse Museum)
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In the museum you can journey through three crucial periods in the history of Bruges. First of all, there is the city’s Burgundian heyday, followed by the previously underexposed period during the 17th and 18th centuries, before finishing with the ‘rediscovery’ of Bruges in the 19th century neo-Gothic style that is so typical of the city today. These three periods are brought to life by more than 600 exhibits, each of which has its own story to tell. From majestic tapestries to Gothic stained glass, from elegant wooden sculptures to refined historical lace, from the paintings of different periods to a 17th and 18th century dinner table, set with silver cutlery and luxurious Chinese porcelain. The motif running through the display is ‘Plus est en vous’ (There is more in you (than you think)), which was the motto of Louis of Gruuthuse, the man who first gave the palace its spectacular grandeur in the 15th century.

Opening hours

Price table

Adults

€ 15.00

Senior citizens 65+

€ 15.00

Youngsters aged 18 to 25

€ 13.00

Youngsters aged 13 to 17

€ 7.00

Children under 13

€ 0.00

Musea Brugge Card

€ 0.00
With the Musea Brugge Card you can visit this and all other open locations of Musea Brugge for 72 hours at a reduced price. You buy the Musea Brugge Card at the box office or online.

museumPASSmusées

€ 0.00
Buy a museum pass and it will give you admission to more than 200 museums in Belgium for one year. You can visit permanent collections when and as often as you like. Temporary exhibitions are free or you will receive a discount. Check the museumPASSmusées website for more details. 

Combiticket Gruuthuse Museum / Museum of the Church of Our Lady

€ 17.00

Facilities

Accessibility

Adapted toilet accessible with assistance

Other facilities

Offerings for children
Child-friendly
Groups admitted
Multilingual staff
Wi-Fi

Getting there

Dijver 17C, 8000 Brugge

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Nearest bus stop:
502818 Brugge Olv Kerk

Nearest station:
Station Brugge

Nearest parking:
Pandreitje car park

Gruuthusemuseum (Gruuthuse Museum)

Dijver 17C, 8000 Brugge

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