Fine Arts Museum (Museum voor Schone Kunsten), Ghent

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Art Museum
Head to Fine Arts Museum (Museum voor Schone Kunsten) to see its extensive collection of Flemish art from the Middle Ages to the first half of the 20th century. The building was designed by Charles van Rysselberghe in the early 20th century and houses not only works from the Southern Netherlands, but also paintings from other European countries. Gallery rooms are designed to accommodate large groups, while the benches give you a place to sit and contemplate the artwork. You'll find information cards in English inside each room that give details and background about the paintings. For more insight into the work displayed, rent an audio guide or join a guided tour. You can purchase tickets at the reception desk upon your arrival, or use the Citycard Gent to gain access. Our Ghent travel itinerary maker makes visiting Fine Arts Museum (Museum voor Schone Kunsten) and other Ghent attractions simple, and helps you make a travel plan personal to you.
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  • not as well known as the SMAK accros the street but certainly worth a visit. Nice collection of Flemish painters in an overwhelming beautiful building  more »
  • Really enjoyed our visit to MSK. Even my husband who isn't that keen on art found plenty to look at. The gallery is organised in a more modern style where you have a choice as to the route to take thr...  more »
  • The MSK contains a fine collection of paintings from the middle ages and the 16th and 17th centuries. There are also a variety of beautiful images. In room 16 hang beautiful tapestries from Brussels. With the CityCard of Ghent you have free access to the museum. This card is available at the line and costs for 48 hours-€ 30.0
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  • Wonderful art collection. I was impressed and finally I know who was Emile Claus, the patron of the street nearby where the cycling race Omloop Het Nieuwsblad ends.
  • Museum was nice but not really my thing.
  • Wonderful museum. Great collection.
  • Excellent art collection. Convenient Location. Definitely worth a visit.
  • Very nice museum, bigger than it looks from the outside, beautiful collection and cheap for -25