The House of Alijn, Ghent

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Visit a museum of things "that never pass" at The House of Alijn, which displays artifacts from everyday life in the 20th century. Walk through exhibits showcasing every aspect of life, from birth to death, including a child's room, a wedding service, and a typical funeral service. Take a self-guided tour, where you'll be able to look through a digital photo album, listen to sound-recordings, and delve into film excerpts. Afterward, consider enjoying a plate of local cheese and Belgian beer served by the museum in its small garden. There is a small admission fee, but you can find discounts for certain groups, including students and those over 55. Photography is allowed, so bring your camera. A visit to The House of Alijn represents just the start of the adventure when you use our Ghent trip planner to plot your vacation.
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  • Very nice Museum that is easily done. Interesting to do with children because it appeals to the senses with sensory animations and designs to achieve. A good time spent.
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  • We positively loved visiting this museum very special. Full of memories of past eras, what a good time with family or friends
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  • This is a permanent exhibition about daily life where the evolution shown is between past and present. You can watch a lot of material from times gone by pretty fun to have another old appliances, toys and other objects on display.
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