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Guido Gazelle Museum

This was an interesting museum, fascinating, informative and a bit of a treat. Well I thought so... read more

Reviewed May 28, 2017
Traveller282012
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Bristol, United Kingdom
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A priest who liked to write poetry.

I wanted to see the house of Guido Gezelle. I had heard that he had a beautiful yard, and he did... read more

Reviewed March 17, 2017
Robby G C
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Toronto, Canada
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May 28, 2017
“Guido Gazelle Museum”
May 6, 2017
“The heartbeat of Bruges”
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This literary and biographical museum about the life of Guido Gezelle (1830- 1899), one of Flanders’ most famous poets, was established in the house where he was born, situated in a peaceful working-class district of the city. In addition to...more
Suggested duration: < 1 hour
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Rolweg 64, Bruges 8000, Belgium
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+32 50 44 87 43
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Reviewed May 28, 2017 via mobile

This was an interesting museum, fascinating, informative and a bit of a treat. Well I thought so but it is not everyone's cup of tea. My son definitely didn't think so, but he is at that age where nothing is cool unless it is on...More

Date of experience: May 2017
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Reviewed May 6, 2017

Yes this museum is in Dutch, and thus quite difficult to understand if you do not speak the language. Especially since the museum is dedicated to the famous writer and poet Guido Gezelle and thus is all about words. But there are many reasons to...More

Date of experience: May 2017
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Reviewed March 17, 2017

I wanted to see the house of Guido Gezelle. I had heard that he had a beautiful yard, and he did. The signs on the streets were quite helpful to find his house. We were welcomed by two clerks that were super nice. They explained...More

Date of experience: February 2017
1  Thank Robby G C
Reviewed November 3, 2016

This museum is located around 10 minutes walk from the centre of Bruge. If you like poetry and you understand Dutch, then this place is for you. The lady in there warned me that there's not much to see if you can't understand Dutch, but...More

Date of experience: September 2016
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Reviewed August 3, 2016

This is a small museum and garden out towards the Sint-Janshuismolen. There is much detail and displays regarding the poet Guido Gezelle (1830- 1899). The garden is a nice exhibit of old style technologies and thinking.

Date of experience: May 2016
Thank Radtel
Reviewed July 4, 2016

We visited this museum on the Sunday of Poetry Walks in Bruges. It was the first time, I entered this museum and I was surprised it was so nice. The combination with the poetry and acting was great. I really liked the garden. When you...More

Date of experience: May 2016
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Reviewed January 10, 2016

Although I 'm familiar with his poems, all written in that typical flemish slang of 1900, I'm wondering what can be a added value for foreign tourist.The garden is a great place and was formally used to dry the blankets in the field.

Date of experience: August 2015
Thank tikki2015
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