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Gruuthusemuseum - CLOSED

Dijver 17, Bruges 8000, Belgium
+32 50 44 87 11
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It was the house of the merchant who had the exclusive right of taxation on Grout, an imported... read more

Reviewed February 8, 2018
BASSILIS
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Athens, Greece
Dull and Boring

We came across this museum one rainy Sunday in Bruges and decided to pay the €8 each as a break... read more

Reviewed September 28, 2014
LauraDaveJames
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Solihull, United Kingdom
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Temporary closed until Autumn '18
  • Excellent10%
  • Very good31%
  • Average34%
  • Poor20%
  • Terrible5%
Feb 8, 2018
“moderate”
Sep 28, 2014
“Dull and Boring”
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Dijver 17, Bruges 8000, Belgium
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+32 50 44 87 11
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Reviewed February 8, 2018

It was the house of the merchant who had the exclusive right of taxation on Grout, an imported blend of spices that seasoned the barley when fermenting the beer. The rooms with fireplaces and wood-carved decoration have been preserved intact and host an invaluable collection...More

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Reviewed September 28, 2014 via mobile

We came across this museum one rainy Sunday in Bruges and decided to pay the €8 each as a break from the rain. On a previous visit we have very much enjoyed the art museum in Bruges so were looking forward to exploring this 15th...More

3  Thank LauraDaveJames
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Reviewed June 29, 2014

The entrance is through a charming courtyard, with lovely architectural features. It also gives great views of the tower of Our Lady’s Church. There is a wide variety of artefacts on view in the museum, displayed in the fine rooms. They include decorative artworks such...More

4  Thank permia
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Reviewed May 22, 2014

The museum building is set in a magnificent 15 Century Mansion with beautiful and beautifully preserved rooms. As you walk in you see collections of art and objects and it looks very promising: so far so good. The objects are labelled only in Flemish but...More

1  Thank JonathanWalkerJersey
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Reviewed April 27, 2014

We enjoyed our visit to this old house. It had some lovely artifacts and the house itself is magnificent. I have to agree with others who said the signage is poor and it was dimly lit, but we found it interesting nevertheless. It was one...More

5  Thank luvroma2
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Reviewed April 11, 2014

It is a shame we didn't read some reviews before visiting this museum. We were rather taken by the beautiful building and the interesting history of the family who built it, but were sorely disappointed in the actual museum. As others have said, it is...More

2  Thank jap200
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Reviewed April 1, 2014

According to the previous research, it was to my understanding, a house as it was on the 16 centur. Truth is you see some furniture, unimpressive collections, and, welll, nothing more than that. Besides, the people who works there, seems to by passing through some...More

1  Thank MigueldePomar
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Reviewed March 24, 2014

This museum is very close to the Groenige Museum, and since it was covered by my museum pass, I stopped in. When I saw what was offered there, I was out in 10 minutes. It appeared to be nothing but a collection of junk strewn...More

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Reviewed February 21, 2014

This is a wonderful old building which promised much , particularly an exhibition of items made in Bruges over the years. Each room was devoted to a particular material from wood to leather etc, The objects on display were substantial and perhaps great examples of...More

1  Thank Graham C
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Reviewed January 5, 2014

Although this museum contains interesting artifacts and has the potential to be great, there are three reasons why I am writing a negative review: a) the staff are unfriendly and unhelpful b) the written explanations of the exhibits were only available in Dutch! (how many...More

1  Thank delucaworld
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