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Fine Arts Museum (Museum voor Schone Kunsten)

Citadelpark, Ghent 9000, Belgium
+32 9 240 07 00
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Great Flemish Art

The Museum is located in the beautiful Citadel Park, surrounded by lush gardens. It is a lovely... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
FoxT
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Sudbury
Breathtaking

I'm not really a person who visits art museums but it's always nice to take advantage of what a... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
tracyh3003
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Newport, United Kingdom
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Citadelpark, Ghent 9000, Belgium
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The Museum is located in the beautiful Citadel Park, surrounded by lush gardens. It is a lovely piece of architecture, very gracious and welcoming. Inside, it is divided into several bright airy exhibit spaces where every piece is shown to its best advantage. The artwork...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I'm not really a person who visits art museums but it's always nice to take advantage of what a city has to offer and what can I say, this is just an amazing collection of stunning works. The highlight for me was to see the...More

Thank tracyh3003
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Fun to see Flemish artists unfamiliar to me. Good collection, well displayed, quite a sizeable museum. Good restaurant too. On the edge of the lovely Citadel Park. Tram stop a few blocks away.

Thank ritapatitamalita
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Has some pretty nice works in here. Covers period from great masters to the impressionists, but majority are the great masters. Also has some modern art as well. Interesting exhibition on restoring the altarpiece of Ghent.

Thank MrDavetheSarks
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Huge museum full of art made by masters e.g. Jeroen Bosch, James Ensor... You can spend several hours here.

Thank SolidRocks
Reviewed 14 May 2017

It's a nice museum, depending on what art you like. My taste is a bit different from what is exhibited there, which can make me frustrated. But It's a must see.

Thank Jozefien V
Reviewed 22 April 2017

The day I visited, the Wednesday before Easter, four panels from the bottom row of the famous altarpiece were on display. It was great to see them up close. Even the panel that is a reproduction of the only missing original was excellent. Elsewhere in...More

Thank Eric H
Reviewed 20 April 2017

Good gallery with some interesting items. Its not too big and the contents are ok. The contents aren't the most well known or the best but there are some interesting pieces and its definitely worth seeing.

Thank MAR-AM-UK
Reviewed 18 April 2017

Pretty good art museum for a smaller city. There was a wide range of different works from multiple time periods.

Thank Erica F
Reviewed 18 April 2017

The Museum voor Schone Kunsten is a nice enough museum, although we found it lacks real top of the range art. The highlight is seeing the restorers at work on the famous altarpiece from the Baafskathedraal by the Van Eyck brothers.

Thank suzannev326
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Claire-marie G
Is it open Sundays and Mondays please
22 January 2017|
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Response from Gerard_S77 | Reviewed this property |
It is open on Sundays (10 - 18) but like many museums in Europe it is closed on Mondays. You could try St Bavo's Cathedral instead on Monday if you are looking for something that is open.
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