Night at the museum 05.08.2021, 02.09.2021, 07.10.2021, 04.11.2021

The first Thursday of the month, the museum is open until 22:00! Come and discover our exhibitions and have a chat on the terrace of the museum café.

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The first Thursday of the month, the museum is open until 22:00! Come and discover our exhibitions and have a chat on the terrace of the museum café.

  • Every 1st Thursday of the month, 17:00 - 22:00.

  • Due to the corona measures, the capacity in the museum is limited. Advance booking is recommended, but you are also welcome without a reservation if there are still seats available.

  • The museum café terrace is also open from 18:00 - 22:00.

  • Reservations can be made online or by phone via T 09 210 10 75.

To see

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EXPO: CIRCUS ON THE ROAD


Circus artists lead remarkable lives. Touring is part of a circus artist’s life and determines the rhythm of their daily life. Take a look behind the scenes of a travelling circus, past and present, and get to know some Belgian circus artists.

Temporary exhibition until 31.08.2021

Circus on the road
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Museum of daily life


Touch a coffee grinder and hear the beans grind, smell the detergent of yesteryear, do a dance in the wedding room, draw your own lucky charm or read an old New Year's letter. Our daily lives are full of rituals, habits and traditions.

Permanent exhibition

Museum of daily life

The Ghent museums


The other museums in Ghent will also be opening their doors! Read more about the nocturnes here.

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