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Thank heavens it is part of the Gent City Card. It is a simple museum that offers a collection of artifacts from the early 50's to represent Belgian life post WWII as modernization began. It can be a nostalgic trip for some but I don't...More
Every time we go to Ghent and it's not raining, we have a drink on this terrace. We love to find ourselves away from the crowd and enjoy some rest.
Sometimes, local bands are performing here for free. Do take the time to discover this.
Each room exhibited artefacts of largely Belgian family life in the 1950s. I liked the emphasis on Christian traditions. Surprisingly one large exhibit of a Christian theme was accompanied with Islamic music! One section of rooms was scattered with modern recording, music mixing and lighting...More
I'm in a wheelchair. You can imagine how difficult it would be for me to visit the The House of Alijn, if you have been there, considering the 3 huge steps at the entrance. That didn't stop the 2 amazing women, in charge of the...More
With original expositions all the time, this is a small museum which is definitely worth the visit if you're around exploring the Count's Castle or Patershol. You will learn a lot of how people used to live around here, and the changing expositions are always...More
Myself and a friend visited and we were struck as to how very similar fashions views etc were the same in Belgium as in the UK.
We throughly enjoyed our visit, seeing lot's of items that reminded us of our past and our children. Great...More
This is a museum of everyday life, which might sound a bit mundane. However, we found it fascinating.
There are very good, clear information boards, which help to get an insight into Belgian life and traditions.
There is an on-site cafe and a puppet theatre.