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Review of Historium Brugge

Historium Brugge
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Ranked #23 of 153 things to do in Bruges
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Owner description: Start your visit to Bruges in the Historium: a wonderful historical-experience attraction that takes you back in time to the Golden Age of Bruges. Cinematic sets, with music and special effects, propel you into a love story, based on Jan Van Eyck’s painting ‘Virgin and Child with Canon van der Paele'. For anyone who wants a taste of virtual reality: the VR Experience takes you on a virtual tour of medieval Bruges. You travel back in time and get to explore the historical city interactively. The Historium is housed in a historical building on the market square, where the Waterhalle once stood. The Waterhalle was the central shipping entrepot of the thriving mercantile centre Bruges. Bruges was renowned for its luxury textiles and clothing. But the art of Bruges was also highly prized: precious metals, manuscripts, miniatures and of course, the painted panels of Flemish Primitives, such as Hans Memling and Jan van Eyck. In the attraction and the VR Experience, the Waterhalle is superbly reconstructed. You can follow the story in your own language on an audio guide (10 languages). After your visit, you can enjoy a nice Belgian beer or other refreshments in the Duvelorium Grand Beer Cafe... with a panoramic view on the market square. Historium Brugge is open daily from 10h00 a.m. – 6h00 p.m. (tickets until 5h00 p.m.). Accessible for all ages – Family Trail included. Audio guides in 10 different languages.
Reviewed June 11, 2014 via mobile

We wandered in here not expecting much but were pleasantly surprised :) very enjoyable and interesting with stunning views over market plus a history lesson. Defiantly worth a visit

Thank Claire F
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Reviewed June 7, 2014

I loved the way they used short films and story telling to tell the history of medieval Bruges. It replicated the sights and smells of historic Bruges. No queuing even on a Saturday. Enjoyed the beer tasting in the duvalorium afterwards.

Thank nicg20
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Reviewed June 6, 2014

We visited Historium on our last morning in Bruges.. It is a short interactive tour which tells a story as you visit different rooms that depict aspects of historic Bruges. It's not at all academic but gives a gentle overview of the history of the city at a particular time. \the quality of the audio visual displays is good, and I think it would be great for children between five and ten in particular..

Thank Rowdee
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Reviewed June 2, 2014

The bar at the Historium has the best views of the Markt, with free entry to the bar this made for a pleasant diversion eveyrday to sit and people watch. We always managed to get a seat overlooking the balcony and the service at the bar was excellent. Would definitely recommend a trip up here, some good photo opportunities.

Thank Deb023
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Reviewed June 1, 2014

Enjoyed this peek at a piece of Brugge history. Very cool 35 minutes...interesting and very well done. Afterwards, we visited the Grand Beer Cafe for the delicious Duvel beer and found a perfect perch on the terrace to enjoy our beers and watch the world go by on the Markt.

Thank Kiki L
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