Fine Arts Museum (Museum voor Schone Kunsten), Ghent
(4.2/5 based on 240+ reviews on the web)
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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  • Excellent selection of works. Well-lit and clearly labelled. Extensive without being exhausting. Pleasant cafe (also open in the evenings for meals). 
  • Impressed by the size of the rooms and by the sobriety of the presentation of the works, well spaced, well informed. A few painters.
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  • Came here solely to see the Bosch painting in the collection and was delighted to find they had 2!! That alone was enough for my 5 star review If the 2 Bosch paintings hadn't been here a 3/5 would hav...  more »