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Groeningemuseum, Bruges
(4.2/5 based on 1,100+ reviews on the web)
Discover over 600 years of Belgian and Flemish painting at Groeningemuseum. The journey through art history begins with Flemish primitive art and ends at post-war modern art. This includes work from the region's most famous artists, such as Jan van Eyck. Admission to the attraction is free with the Bruges City Card, a discount card for all the major city sites. Book guided tours in advance by email or phone, or take a self-guided tour any time of day. Make Groeningemuseum a part of your Bruges vacation plans using our Bruges holiday planner.
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  • Structured into five major parts, this exhibition reveals the evolution of the principles of justice since 1450. We walked through 120 exceptional works of art such as painting, drawings and books. Th...  more »
  • This is billed as the cities top fine arts museum. While a small space, it packs in a lot of art. Like most museums, it is closed on Mondays. The city of Bruges keep us very busy, there are many churc...  more »
  • the Museum is nice, nothing exceptional, there are dozens of paintings by Flemish artists and protofiamminghi, for those who love art and particularly Flemish is a place not to be missed
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  • It's worth visiting for the famous one by Van Eyck and several other early Renaissance paintings. But many other works from later generation were far behind in terms of artistic quality. I found the fine art museum in Ghent much better organized and collected than this one. The museum was using natural light coming from outside, which made the viewing sometimes difficult, which was really unfortunate (even for Van Eyck one, too bad). The people working in the museum watching the guests looked unprofessional since they were not dressed professionally and sometimes they stared at people strangely.
  • impressive collection with some very famous paintings. the most impressive ones are in the first few rooms. each room represents a specific painting style era
  • Good value for money with a range of artists and styles. Entry also gives you access to a neighbouring gallery.
  • Excellent small museum in Brugge. I must see when in Belgium. Great collection of Flemish Renaissance art.
  • Nice range of classic paintings from Brugge's high times