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Historium Brugge, Bruges

Categories: Specialty Museums, Museums
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3.3/5 based on 1,900+ reviews on the web
Immerse yourself in history at Historium Brugge, an experiential museum. An audio guide with a wide selection of languages brings you through the themed areas. The rooms represent different places in the city during different periods in time, from the Middle Ages to the city's golden age. Costumed interpreters, recreated shops, and domestic rooms all introduce you to the city's past. Learn how canals and quays fueled the development of the town, and how the economy generated from the waterways helped craftsmen and artists thrive. Visit a reconstructed old port and the painter Van Eyck in his studio. Some exhibits encourage visitors to interact with the story, while others ask you to enjoy the experience. A beer garden at the end of the tour is a great way to round out your visit. Using our custom trip planner, Bruges attractions like Historium Brugge can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • My partner and I recently visited your little Historium and we were both extremely impressed with your museum and how you have set it up. The walk through history with the use of Films, purpose built ...  read more »
  • I knew this was going to be a bit different but it really was a great experience. Only challenge would be to prepare people on "how it works" before arriving a the locked door. 
  • Seven rooms to visit . A love story. Don't want to spoil it but older children would enjoy this as it throws the history in but in a fun kind of way. 
  • The first half of the history tour is an extremely cheesy and lame movie where you walk between rooms for each scene. The acting and plot just make you want to cringe, and you learn nothing. After you get through the movie, you actually get to learn about the history of Bruges in a brief audio tour, and you get a wonderful balcony view of the market center. All in all not bad for 10€ but the movie part is just painful to watch.
  • An excellent exhibit showing what Brugge used to look like in medieval days. I think the museum is good value for money. The museum is separated into different 'sets; and you follow the story of a young apprentice. It's a clever way to take you back in time and if you keep your ticket, you are able to try out an experimental virtual reality set which is really good.
  • Had an enjoyable tour of the medieval Brugge here. Its story is told by a young apprentice to Jan van Eyck and engages all your 5 senses for a complete experience. I definitely learned something new too!
  • sometimes the tower is not locked next to the panorama terrace. it's not safe or clean but have the best view of the market and the Belfort
  • If dolls speaking Flemish is your thing, you will live this. Very touristic.
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