The Gruuthusemuseum is a must-visit destination for anyone interested in the rich history of Bruges. Located in the heart of the city, it offers visitors a glimpse into the life and times of one of its most prominent families. The museum is housed in a stunning 15th-century Gothic mansion that was once owned by the wealthy Gruuthuse family.

The building itself is an architectural masterpiece, with intricate carvings on its façade and ornate interiors that feature exquisite tapestries and paintings. Visitors can stroll through its spacious halls and rooms, admiring the beautiful furnishings and decor while learning about the fascinating history of this illustrious family. The museum has an extensive collection of artifacts such as medieval manuscripts, musical instruments, ceramics, and silverware which offer insight into what life was like during those times.

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  • Cumhur Deniz
    5 months ago
    How the building constructed, how the goods came up to this time. It gices clues about Brugge...
  • Stavrie OnTour
    4 months ago
    Very well organised museum! There are 17 rooms to catch up. In the 17th room, climb up the stairs to...
  • Sayak Das
    5 months ago
    Gruuthusemuseum in Brugge is a historical gem! The meticulously preserved artifacts offer a...
  • eva chan
    a year ago
    It was cool to be in a house of a rich merchant. The little objects on display are not extremely...
  • Kevin Luck
    6 months ago
    Wonderful museum reflecting the life of a wealthy merchant. The exhibit shows many of the daily...

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