STAM Ghent City Museum, Ghent

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Give yourself an introduction to the city at STAM Ghent City Museum, located inside a medieval refectory. The museum blends history with modern technology in a permanent multimedia circuit that leads you through the development of the town's society and culture. Follow this exhibit, called "The Story of Ghent," through its chronological presentation across six rooms. There are also themed photo exhibits, "listening benches" equipped with headphones that allow you to sit and listen to stories about Ghent from the voices of celebrities, as well as a gallery dedicated to the future. Guided tours of the museum are primarily for groups, so if you're traveling solo a self-guided tour is your best option. Book a tour of the city by boat, bike, or on foot from the museum. Arrange for a tour guide to meet you with bikes at the museum exit after your tour there. You can also purchase a Citycard Gent at the museum, which will get you discounted entry to almost every major attraction for three days. Make STAM Ghent City Museum a centerpiece of your Ghent vacation itinerary, and find what else is worth visiting using our Ghent trip builder site .
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  • The Museum was nice, but nothing more. No text in french or English, we were so able to inform us about any object or array exposed, what a pity! Only a few summaries on the wall were translated, as well as the room dedicated to the flight of the Panel of the judges integrated (audio in several languages).
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  • I like that they on a nice and concise manner many aspects of the history of Ghent in picture; compliments!
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  • We spent around three hours here and you could easily spend more. Lots to see and learn about Ghent present and past, with very well presented exhibitions and lots of variety. Good book shop and lovel...  more »
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  • Nice place, friendly personnel. Make sure to bring a coin for the locker.
  • An interesting look at history and with a cafe to boot on those cold winter days
  • Very good museum, even though lacking in English language content. Recommend.
  • Really nice place to discover the city of Ghent, a must do for everyone.
  • Very nice museum to learn about city and its history
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