Opening hours


Last entry to the museum is half an hour before the museum closes. Would you like to visit the museum at a quiet moment? Come along on Monday morning and every day half an hour before closing time.


Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday: 9.00 - 17.00

Wednesday: closed - also during school holidays and bank holidays*

Saterday, Sunday: 10.00 - 18.00

School holidays and bank holidays: 10.00 - 18.00*

*Special opening and closing days 2022:

  • Wednesday 02.11.22 (Autumn break): open
  • Saturday 24.12.22 (Christmas eve): closed
  • Sunday 25.12.22 (Christmas): closed
  • Wednesday 28.12.22 (Christmas holidays): open
  • Saturday 31.12.22 (new year's eve): closed
  • Sunday 01.01.23 (New Year's Day): closed

Thursday Late:

Every first Thursday of the month, the museum and the museumcafé are open till 22:00.

Experience Ghent's museums at night!


The cafe is run by the volunteer organization Friends of the House of Alijn.


Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday: 10:30 - 17.00

Wednesday: closed

Saturday and Sunday: 10:30 - 18.00

School holidays and bank holidays: 10:30 - 18.00

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