I visited very few attractions in Bruges as we were there for a short time and wanted to explore some of the less touristy spots, so we chose carefully, and the promise on the poster offered much more that was actually available once inside. The first experience was of two staff at the ticket desk, who were more interested in having a conversation with each other than attending to us - no information was offered and we wandered about a bit looking for information leaflets or a layout guide before returning to ask - we were dismissively told that information was in the next room, but if it was I didn't see it! The room is impressively proportioned and retains a fair proportion of original fabric, although the modern floor did little to enhance it. Relics and paintings are interesting to a point, but it's very much a glass case exhibition - which does not a medieval hospital exhibition make! As other reviewers have alluded, there may have been more to this, but in the absence of any orientation information, guide, map, or interested staff, no amount of searching led us to any of the tantalising experiences promised on the poster outside. If you are interested in the history of the hospital, of medical history, or historical context - prepare to be disappointed. I was - and especially at 8 euro.
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