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Tourist office Markt (Historium)

A tourist office in the heart of the centre is absolutely essential in a city like Bruges! The Historium is a tourist attraction which will whisk you away to Bruges’ golden era. It is located on the corner of Market Square and Philipstocktstraat. As well as a museum, the building houses a tourist information desk, making this the perfect spot for visitors to learn about the history of the city as well as accessing tourist information including:

  • Advice in a number of languages about tourist activities in Bruges, Bruges’ woodlands and wetlands and the Coast
  • Free city map showing the highlights, museums, churches and more
  • Walking guide Oooh! Bruges: four attractive walking routes taking in familiar, as well as less well-known places
  • Brochures and flyers about the museums
  • Temporary activities such as exhibitions and events
  • A selection of bicycle and walking maps which include some great tips
  • Reservations for the ‘Bruges from the heart’ guided tour
  • Departure point with a guide for the ‘Bruges from the heart’ guided tour
  • Sales of the Musea Brugge Card

Opening hours



Adapted toilet not (or not easily) accessible
Adapted lift for people with disabilities
Access paths accessible with assistance
Entrance independently accessible

Other facilities

Offerings for children
Pets allowed
Baby carriages allowed
Bar or café
Changing table
Groups admitted
Multilingual staff

Getting there

Markt 1, 8000 Brugge

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Nearest station:
Station Brugge

Nearest parking:
Pandreitje car park

Tourist office Markt (Historium)

Markt 1, 8000 Brugge

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