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Museum Sint-Janshospitaal (Museum St John’s Hospital)
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St John’s Hospital is one of the oldest and best preserved hospital buildings in Europe, dating from the mid-12th century. Ill and needy people were taken care of here. Anyone who needed care or a place to sleep was welcome there. The mediaeval wards, with accompanying chapel and impressive attic, are now set up as a contemporary museum.

With 'hospitality' as a central theme, you will be immersed in the history of care(s) and healing there. A warm place with a diverse collection of art and utensils. You will come face to face with masterpieces by the Flemish primitive Hans Memling, including the famous St Ursula Shrine, and a selection of contemporary artworks.

In addition to the wards, be sure to visit the accompanying hospital pharmacy with its authentic 17th-century interior.

Opening hours

Price table

Adults

€ 15.00
Including visit to the pharmacy. 

Senior citizens 65+

€ 15.00
Including visit to the pharmacy. 

Youngsters aged 18 to 25

€ 13.00
Including visit to the pharmacy. 

Youngsters aged 13 to 17

€ 7.00
Including visit to the pharmacy. 

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. 
* Exceptions to these rates are possible for (school) groups.

Facilities

Accessibility

Adapted lift for people with disabilities

Other facilities

Offerings for children
Child-friendly
Baby carriages allowed
Museum shop
Groups admitted
Multilingual staff
Wi-Fi (free)

Getting there

Mariastraat 38, 8000 Brugge

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Nearest station:
Station Brugge

Nearest parking:
Centrum-'t Zand car park

Museum Sint-Janshospitaal (Museum St John’s Hospital)

Mariastraat 38, 8000 Brugge

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