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Well organized exposition of City history

This was my favourite museum in Ghent by a long way It is very well organized in a logical way... read more

Reviewed June 19, 2018
Plenty of interest

The modern entrance leads into an old convent where the building equals the exhibits for interest... read more

Reviewed June 11, 2018
Mary M
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STAM is the Ghent city museum. It presents the story of the city of Ghent. A permanent circuit leads visitors along a chronological trail of objects and multimedia which trace the development and growth of Ghent. Temporary exhibitions explore the...more
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Reviewed June 19, 2018

This was my favourite museum in Ghent by a long way It is very well organized in a logical way, taking one through the overall history from ancient to modern and then exhibitions of various specific periods. There are multilingual explanations throughout. There are benches...More

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Reviewed June 12, 2018

There are so many positive reviews that I'm beginning to think I missed something. We found the museum a little underwhelming with much better alternatives in the city centre. The tram ride was more interesting! The huge aerial shot of Ghent was amazing but I...More

Thank Adam G
Reviewed June 11, 2018 via mobile

The modern entrance leads into an old convent where the building equals the exhibits for interest. Some exquisite old manuscripts. The audio guide is essential. The route is a chronological trip through Ghent.

Thank Mary M
Reviewed May 10, 2018

Museum is right next to where there is one of the Water Taxi stops (which only runs at the weekend).

Thank Niamh A
Reviewed April 10, 2018 via mobile

Well that is what we thought. A place with an interesting story inside to tell. Loved the photo on the first floor literally. Cafe nice also. Glad we went

1  Thank Stlo01
Reviewed February 15, 2018

We spent around three hours here and you could easily spend more. Lots to see and learn about Ghent present and past, with very well presented exhibitions and lots of variety. Good book shop and lovely café too.

Thank Lesly_Bristol
Reviewed December 22, 2017 via mobile

An absolute must if you visit Ghent. An extremely well presented history of Ghent in an historic building with sympathetic modern extensions. Walk on the plan of the city (see photo)

Thank atheprettyg
Reviewed November 13, 2017

Very good museum about the history of the town. Good use of space within this old building. Interesting objects and images, don't miss the reconstructed room from the town hall.

1  Thank Brendan1958
Reviewed October 26, 2017

I recommend this Museum, It tells the story of Ghent. Easy to walk through and always interesting. Great maps

Thank HapyGuy7
Reviewed October 16, 2017

ゲントの歴史を知るのにいい博物館です。イヤフォンを借りて解説を聞いた方がより分かります。 This museum is a good start to tour in Gent. I recommend that you pay for an explanation device.

Thank pusapusa
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