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Historium Brugge, Bruges
(3.3/5 based on 2,000+ 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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  • We pass from the great disaster and it's true that this experience is unclassifiable (makes me think and less punchant to the Canterbury Tales)... Let's summarize us and me first, you come with bits and pieces that do not have the chance to design the Bruges at the end of the middle ages, this experience is interesting because it first brings a world of diverse views (on a somewhat gun-shy theme (, but hey, the writer has completed its share of the market, I won't be bad player) in which we learn not much, but you take full the Peepers... then comes the exhibition properly said with the elements for addressing the time of the Dukes of Burgundy... this part is more informative, of course, and yet just as entertaining... to sum up , Historium isn't a Museum is not a place historical strictly speaking, but is above all an experience of reconstructions of general explanations on a world that you can understand after his visit... it is a good mouth to start a visit to Bruges if you don't know big thing... for the unfortunate historian I am, it was a little short... but the Duvelorium has all ratrappe! Burp! Forgiveness, to your health!
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  • We were attracted by the outdoor charm of this building. The Interior is all also TOP, details are pushed up to the end to be 100% in the atmosphere. Despite this I think that the price is not given for this situation of 40 minutes surrounding layout. But it's worth the trip. And the view from the Summit is truly magical. Finally on top of that, for a supplement of € 5 you can test the Oculus (virtual reality) and that it's really FUN!
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  • We visited today after walking past and for €19 each we got to do the tour with a story about Bruges in the middle ages with a very good audio tour which worked very well all the way round. You can th...  more »
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  • Awesome interactive tour through the building, telling the stories of Belgium with a short story. Virtual Reality experience would also be recommended!
  • Brilliant fun and educational. Great audio tour. Ticket includes use of toilet!
  • 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.
  • Best interactive museum I've ever seen! It really costs its money