In the visitors' centre of St Bavo's Cathedral, you can admire the restored panels of the Ghent Altarpiece as well as various other authentic art treasures in all their glory.

Thanks to augmented reality glasses, you will be able to travel back to the distant past in the cathedral’s crypt and be witness to the tumultuous history of the Ghent Altarpiece and the cathedral as if you were there. Both the masterpiece and the imposing building are brought to life down to the smallest detail. Come and experience the supreme mystery! 

The Ghent Altarpiece with children

Families with children can go on a family tour of the visitors’ centre. This audio tour is available in Dutch, French and English and is suitable for children aged 6 and over. This is a playful way to learn more about the Ghent Altarpiece and its history. 

Visit the Ghent Altarpiece - online ticketing

To limit the spread of the coronavirus, the number of visitors to the Ghent Altarpiece is limited and you must book a ticket in advance.

Book your tickets here!
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