Give yourself an introduction to the city at STAM Ghent City Museum, located inside a medieval refectory. The museum blends history with modern technology in a permanent multimedia circuit that leads you through the development of the town's society and culture. Follow this exhibit, called "The Story of Ghent," through its chronological presentation across six rooms. There are also themed photo exhibits, "listening benches" equipped with headphones that allow you to sit and listen to stories about Ghent from the voices of celebrities, as well as a gallery dedicated to the future. Guided tours of the museum are primarily for groups, so if you're traveling solo a self-guided tour is your best option. Book a tour of the city by boat, bike, or on foot from the museum. Arrange for a tour guide to meet you with bikes at the museum exit after your tour there. You can also purchase a Citycard Gent at the museum, which will get you discounted entry to almost every major attraction for three days. Make STAM Ghent City Museum a centerpiece of your Ghent vacation itinerary, and find what else is worth visiting using our Ghent trip builder site.
Create an itinerary including STAM Ghent City Museum
STAM Ghent City Museum reviews
i was well greeted by the friendly lady at the ticket office, and i was told to keep my tote bag in a locker, where you would need €1 or €2 to operate but will be returned when you finished using the.... more
i was well greeted by the friendly lady at the ticket office, and i was told to keep my tote bag in a locker, where you would need €1 or €2 to operate but will be returned when you finished using the.... more »
The museum was super interesting and interactive. Take minimum 3 jours if you want to see everything !
The museum was super interesting and interactive. Take minimum 3 jours if you want to see everything ! more »
I need another visit to come back and look at some of the displays in more detail. Stunning location, displays well thought out (although got a bit confused with the order of the audio guide at times). The aerial photo of Gent is a definite wow moment tho.
Didn't come here expecting to find that it also housed a crime museum. Spent a fun few hours learning about crime, Ghent, and enjoying the cafe. I really enjoyed the illuminated manuscripts. Free with the city card.
Plan your trip to Ghent
Get a personalized tripA complete day by day itinerary based on your preferences
Customize itRefine your trip. We'll find the
best routes and schedules
Book itChoose from the best hotels and activities. Up to 50% off
Manage itEverything in one place. Everyone on the same page.
Popular things to do in Ghent
Side trips from Ghent
Hidden gems in Ghent
Shopping in Ghent
Historic Sites in Ghent
Trips in STAM Ghent City Museum by other users
25 days in Charleroi & Ghent BY A USER FROM JORDAN Charleroi Ghent 19 days in Bruges BY A USER FROM GERMANY Onze-Lieve-Vrouw ter Potterie Cathedrale Saint Sauveur de Bruges Belfry of Bruges 57 days in Italy, Belgium & Germany BY A USER FROM ITALY Ravenna Bologna Ostiglia 60 days in Europe BY A USER FROM IRELAND Creteil Bourg-en-Bresse Brenta 60 days in Budapest & Ghent BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA Budapest Ghent 14 days in Brussels BY A USER FROM JORDAN St. Michael and St. Gudula Cathedral (Cathedrale St-Michel et Ste-Gudule) Belgian Comic Strip Center Musical Instruments Museum (MIM)