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Fine Arts Museum (Museum voor Schone Kunsten)

Citadelpark, Ghent 9000, Belgium
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Truly a Hidden Gem - Don't Miss it!

Outstanding hidden gem with massive collection of Flemish art. Special in room 4 was the... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
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There are many musea harboring magnificent paintings. The Museum for Fine Arts in Ghent to me is... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
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Citadelpark, Ghent 9000, Belgium
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Outstanding hidden gem with massive collection of Flemish art. Special in room 4 was the restoration of the Ghent Alterpiece. We could spend many hours there - I especially liked the tapestry room. A bit remote from the old town area, this is a venue...More

Thank CharlesA
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

There are many musea harboring magnificent paintings. The Museum for Fine Arts in Ghent to me is one of the best. The exhibition is superb, a mix of world renowned masters and less well known Belgian (flemish) artists. These paintings are very well presented almost...More

Thank Philip H
Reviewed 1 July 2017 via mobile

This is a nice museum with a mix of works from early modern to contemporary. My reason for going was to see panels from Jan van Eyck's altarpiece undergo restoration. Very (very) cool. The website closertovaneyck documents the process and offers insane high res close...More

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Reviewed 15 June 2017

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

Thank FoxT
Reviewed 6 June 2017 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 3 June 2017

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 29 May 2017

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 23 May 2017

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
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Claire-marie G
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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.