Groeningemuseum, Bruges

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Discover over 600 years of Belgian and Flemish painting at Groeningemuseum. The journey through art history begins with Flemish primitive art and ends at post-war modern art. This includes work from the region's most famous artists, such as Jan van Eyck. Admission to the attraction is free with the Bruges City Card, a discount card for all the major city sites. Book guided tours in advance by email or phone, or take a self-guided tour any time of day. Put Groeningemuseum and other Bruges attractions into our Bruges online trip builder , and watch your holiday take shape.
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  • Museum good, but current highlight is definitely the manuscripts and illuminations. A privellage to be able to see such a collection, and an inspired audio guide really made the whole visit accessible...  more »
  • A small museum with a limited number of paintings on view. I hoped to see much more but it is not a large museum The illustrated books and manuscripts were interesting but a little repetitive  more »
  • There are several rooms which you occasionally get lost. Personally we found the most interesting old books and manuscripts. Wonderful how they are so exhibited. With the free audio tour you get more of it. Too bad you should not photograph which is many people do.
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  • I spent the morning walking round dazzled by colour and depth of the works of the Flemish primitives: religious works, pastiches, allegories, landscapes and portraits. Each painting was worthy of consideration; sometimes accompanied by more notes than just the title/ artist in Flemish, French, German and English. Well worth the entrance fee.
  • Nice museum located in an historic settings. Picturesque grounds surround this entertaining gallery. Good range of paintings from the 1500s on mostly from Belgian artists. Well-stacked gift shop too.
  • A gem to visit and worth the walk through the snow. Don't hesitate and just go.
  • Really interesting exhibition particularly of Flemish Primitive art. Detail and quality of artwork was very impressive.
  • Small, but renowned museum with impressive collection of Flemish masters.

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