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Dr. Guislain Museum

Dr. Guislain Museum

Dr. Guislain Museum

Dr. Guislain Museum

Dr. Guislain Museum

Dr. Guislain Museum

Dr. Guislain Museum

A museum in Belgium’s oldest psychiatric hospital, built in 1857: you’d be crazy not to pay it a visit. In this wonderful oasis you will find a permanent collection that illustrates the history of psychiatry and an international collection of outsider art or art brut. The temporary exhibitions are also always worth visiting.

Opening hours

  • M 18/12 closed
  • T 19/12  >
  • W 20/12  >
  • T 21/12  >
  • F 22/12  >
  • S 23/12  >
  • S 24/12 closed
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Pricing

Basic price
€8.00
Reduction -26 years
€3.00
Reduction -22 years
€1.00
Reduction -12 years
€0.00
Companions of the disabled persons
€0.00
Accessible with a CityCard Gent
€0.00
Reduction
€6.00

Contact

Museum Dr. Guislain

Jozef Guislainstraat 43
9000 Gent
Tel.: +32-92163595
Fax: +32-92163535
URL - link: Museum Dr. Guislain
Stadsplan: K17

Publication

Visitor’s city guide Ghent

Visitor’s city guide Ghent

Please feel free to browse through this guide and get to know our city a little better.

Public transport

Guislainstraat

Events

Exhibitions

Zoe Beloff
Technology is used to turn our emotions into valuable assets: emotion is becoming capital.

Exhibitions

Angst
The exhibition Fear wants to show the many faces of this emotion, since fear is something of all times and cultures but has always been experienced, cultivated and combatted in a different way.

Exhibitions

Whale spotting
Ghent University is celebrating its 200th anniversary and displaying the Ghent University Museum’s collection at various locations around the city. Scientific objects invite dialogue with their new surroundings.

Exhibitions

De Kabinetten
This exhibition offers a stage to ‘solitary creators’, in continually alternating configurations: recent acquisitions will be shown, vulnerable work will be returned to the depot and new themes will be presented.

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