The interiors of the Arnold Vander Haeghen House appeal for a lot of imagination. The most attractive rooms include the Chinese Salon and reconstruction of the study of Ghent's Nobel Prize winner in Literature, Maurice Maeterlinck.


You’ll find the door open on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays. The house is suffused with the spirit of the belle epoqueOn the ground floor, you can visit the vestibule, the dining room, the 18th-century Chinese salon and the Maeterlinck cabinet.

Guided tour

Those interested in more background information would do well to join the guided tour which takes place every Sunday at 11 am. Everyone loves a good story and when it comes to the history of the house, the guide holds nothing back. This guided tour includes a visit to Hotel d’Hane Steenhuyse, opposite Arnold Vander Haeghen House. The tours will be held in Dutch. Depending on the nationalities in the group, they will also be held in French or English.

Golden tipCityCard holders can join the guided tours of the city palaces free of charge if they have registered online in advance. Register here for the tour (with or without a CityCard Gent). The tours are held in Dutch, but depending on the nationalities in the group, they can also be held in French or in English. 

Guided visit

Do you want to join a guided visit?

Book your ticket online (Instaprondleiding Stadspaleizen)

Out in a group?

You can schedule your group visit online through the link below. The staff at BOEKjeBEZOEK will get back to you as soon as possible with all the necessary the details of your reservation.

Book your group visit online
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