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The Groeninge Museum provides a varied overview of the history of Belgian visual art, with as highlight the world-renowned Flemish primitives. In this museum you can see, amongst other masterpieces, The Virgin and Child with Canon Van der Paele by...more
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Dijver 12, Bruges 8000, Belgium
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Wow - superb paintings well displayed in a series of galleries. Not too big and an interesting range. Got a bit lost, trying to find the building, but well worth the search!

Thank Eliza B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Fine selection of paintings by Jan van Eyck and other Flemish primitive artists. These are concentrated in the first three rooms. Spend time taking a close look at them. Then you can trot fairly quickly through the rest of the collection, which contains a few...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Fascinating Frank Brangwyn exhibition in the second building (ticket covers both) which is a short walk away.

Thank Anne T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Decent museum for flemish art. I wasn't awestruck. If you have been to other art museums, you can give it a miss.

Thank TheGreatestNomad
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

WOW! A small museum, but full of masterpieces!! Flemish and Belgium Altarpieces, portraits, scenes of Bruges, and the fascinating The Last Judgement!

Thank CAmom56
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The museum is quite small, no more than 4 or 5 rooms. The global collection is not that interesting but the section of the Flemish primitives hosts very important paintings of Hans Memling, Jan van Eyck, Rogier van der Weyden and Hieronymus Bosch. This section...More

1  Thank Stefano S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I loved viewing the manuscripts of Mansion and Caxton. When I returned home, I wanted to learn more about both men and their relationship with Margaret of York, a patron of theirs. If you are also interested, I recommend the novel, Daughter of York by...More

Thank Martha J
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Having visited many large and small art museums all around the world, I have to say this didn't live up to my expectations. Yes, a few masterpieces from early Flemish painters, but the St.Jacobs Hospital has many more and even better. Art lovers will want...More

Thank brucewyatt2
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Absolutely stunning. Paintings looking so good, so timeless, gorgeous. The real gem is the books section. Don't dare to miss it.

Thank Nikos M
Reviewed June 16, 2018

The grounds are beautiful! There's a nice gift shop. The art on display is beautiful; I especially enjoyed some of the caricatures and early magazine cover art. Unfortunately, much of the gallery was closed. There's a whole period missing around the 1500's and 1600's. If...More

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March 1, 2018|
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Response from MijnlieverdFH | Reviewed this property |
hallo! i am sorry i can not answer about book exhibition if there will be. what we saw in that museum when we were there was all about art-pieces from famous Flemish painters. from primitive to masterpieces of Flemish... More
September 9, 2017|
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Response from italiano17 | Reviewed this property |
I believe you are referring to The Madonna with Canon van der Paele by Jan Van Eyck. Although it's the madonna seated on the throne, not a man.
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May 16, 2016|
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Response from KittyLamprecht | Reviewed this property |
from 9h00 in the morning until 17h00 even on Sunday.