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Dijver 12, Bruges 8000, Belgium
+32 50 44 87 11
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The Groeninge Museum provides a varied overview of the history of Belgian visual art, with as highlight the world-renowned Flemish primitives. In this museum you can see, amongst other masterpieces, The Virgin and Child with Canon Van der Paele by Jan van Eyck and the Moreel Triptych by Hans Memling. You will also marvel at the top 18th and 19th-century neoclassical pieces, masterpieces of Flemish Expressionism and post-war modern art.
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
Dijver 12, Bruges 8000, Belgium
+32 50 44 87 11
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Reviewed 15 September 2015 via mobile

If you love 15th century art work there are some gorgeous examples here. The museum is well laid out with sitting benches. There are paintings through various eras but my favourites were the Renaissance and pre-Renaissance work. Good value for money in my opinion.

Thank Chandramoon
Reviewed 10 September 2015

I thoroughly enjoyed my visit to this museum. It is easy to locate and once there you can wander around at your own pace and soak up the ambience of the space and enjoy the amazing art work on display. Staff friendly and helpful.

Thank Ann_Maree2013
Reviewed 10 September 2015

Disappointed with size and collection.Not far from Market Square and close to the canal, It takes less than an hour and you often have tour groups limiting a clear access to paintings,

Thank JOHN D
Reviewed 4 September 2015

A lovely art gallery/museum. It is 8 euro per person and you can take as little or as long a you want to have a look around.

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Reviewed 31 August 2015

Lots of interesting paintings especially the Flemish Primitives. Very clever feature - the museum provides folding chairs to take round so that you can sit and peruse in comfort,

Thank Barbara D
Reviewed 30 August 2015

If you are looking for things to do in Bruges, this is a nice museum to visit. It doesn't take very long to see the collection as I was able to do it in under an hour. It has a very nice collection of Flemish...More

Thank John D
Reviewed 27 August 2015 via mobile

This museum is small but worth the visit for some hidden gems. Van eyck and Bosch are here. We did have some trouble finding the place, but we're glad to dip in for a little over an hour.

Thank merapchak
Reviewed 26 August 2015

Despite Brugge heaving with tourists this museum was a quiet oasis with the paintings set out in pleasant surroundings with plenty of space and time to view the them. Disappointing that the Bosch painting was not on display which was not made clear on website...More

Thank strac2015
Reviewed 25 August 2015

The Groeninge Museum is small, but its exquisite collection of Flemish masters makes it one of the world's 'don't miss' art museums. It takes less than two hours to give it its due, but its rewards stay with you for a long time afterwards. The...More

Thank JMA07
Reviewed 24 August 2015

This complex of historic buildings contains a small but important art museum. Yes, there is one Bruegel currently on exhibit and it's worth the price of admission.

Thank William M
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9 September 2017|
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Response from italiano17 | Reviewed this property |
I believe you are referring to The Madonna with Canon van der Paele by Jan Van Eyck. Although it's the madonna seated on the throne, not a man.
Moira T
16 May 2016|
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Response from KittyLamprecht | Reviewed this property |
from 9h00 in the morning until 17h00 even on Sunday.
2 March 2015|
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Response from gez01 | Reviewed this property |
Adults € 8,00 seniors 65+ € 6,00 children under 12 years € 0,00 youngsters under 26 years € 6,00