Fine Arts Museum (Museum voor Schone Kunsten), Ghent
(4.2/5 based on 260+ 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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  • There is a limited amount of things to see. Felt that the explanation of the exhibits was limited and if one had to pay for it you might have felt cheated. 
  • We stayed so long to admire the work of conservators that we had to visit the rooms of the Museum in triple speed. We will be back. The panels of the triptych are closer and better informed than in the St. Bavo Cathedral. It is a real godsend to see this work of restoration. They are in the second phase: Mystic Lamb, the just judges Knights, St. Christopher...
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  • A world class art museum with a wide collection of historical pieces organized by period. The best pieces are between 1800’s through today, in my opinion. The restoration of the Ghent Altarpiece is be...  more »