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STAM Ghent City Museum

Godshuizenlaan 2 | Bijlokesite, Ghent 9000, Belgium
+32 9 267 14 00
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The best history museum in Ghent

Take a walk down the rivers edge to see a beautiful museum. You'll learn all the history of Ghent... read more

Reviewed 27 July 2015
Martin F
SF Bay area
STAM is definitely a must see

Very interesting museum. The first exhibit with the history showing as clips with the view of the... read more

Reviewed 27 July 2015
Michael Y
Keedysville, Maryland
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Godshuizenlaan 2 | Bijlokesite, Ghent 9000, Belgium
+32 9 267 14 00
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Reviewed 27 July 2015

Take a walk down the rivers edge to see a beautiful museum. You'll learn all the history of Ghent you could want, in an amazing building.

1  Thank Martin F
Reviewed 27 July 2015

Very interesting museum. The first exhibit with the history showing as clips with the view of the town on the floor and walls was really amazing. The abbey was also very interesting. Beautiful relics throughout and some modern fare as well.

Thank Michael Y
Reviewed 26 July 2015

Located in a very nice renovated old hospital, the museam is curated well and combines a permanent collection that learn you more about the city, with temporary installations.

Thank jjjj_vvvv
Reviewed 22 July 2015

Wheelchair accessible and English translation. Ran out of time to see it all you need at least three hours but could spend longer especially if you wanted to eat as well.

Thank scartwright32
Reviewed 20 July 2015

We spent 2 hours there on a recent trip and it was not nearly enough, so be warned! There is a ton of fascinating content, all very well displayed. The displays themselves are written in Flemish, but each room has a large overview writeup in...More

Thank LMBradford
Reviewed 18 July 2015

We did this back to front but no matter - visiting on our last day. Nevertheless it was a fascinating few hours looking at the history of this great city. Really good displays and artifacts with audio commentary available which is needed as a lot...More

Thank Dave B
Reviewed 8 July 2015

If you want to know more about the city of Ghent with all the stories, legends and history... start your trip here! Not a boring museum but interactive and very educational in a modern and understandable way The setting in the old Bijloke site a...More

Thank robbyVGhent_Belgium
Reviewed 8 July 2015

This museum is rather new in Ghent and located on the Bijloke site which is a bit outside the Center of Ghent but a nice walk alongside a waterway (take about 15-20 minutes by foot from the center of Ghent). STAM is the City Museum...More

Thank Knarf_from_Gent
Reviewed 8 July 2015

If you only have time for one museum during your visit to Ghent and you want to know more of its history, you must visit STAM. The collection is well presented, using contemporary tools in an intelligent way. Next to the collection, the museum brings...More

Thank Luyssaert
Reviewed 1 July 2015

If you have a few days in Ghent start here. This is a modern and excellent Museum which provides you with a good overview about the history and main features of the town. And there is a café. Calculate 2-3 hours minimum for the visite

Thank Thomas S
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