Summer period (1st April – 31st October): open every day from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Winter period (1st November – 31st March): open every day from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Tickets are available until 45 minutes before closing time.
Closed on 24th, 25th and 31st December and 1st January.
Hold on to your ticket! Your ticket will entitle you to a free movieguide Alison at St. Peter's Abbey. (within 3 days)
Individual visitors (movie guide included)
NOTE: € 4 for a Philip & Mathilda movie guide extra upon free ticket
You have two options: Ghent CityCard Gent - 48 hours: 30 euro (for individual visitors) or Ghent CityCard Gent - 72 hours: 35 euro (for individual visitors).
The CityCard Gent gives you access to all of Ghent’s museums and monuments open to the public (including temporary exhibitions) and includes a boat trip on the rivers of Ghent (new!). What’s more, the CityCard Gent also includes public transport on all De Lijn city buses and trams.
Participating museums and monuments: St Bavo's Cathedral + The Adoration of the Mystic Lamb, Castle of the Counts, the Belfry, Museum of Fine Arts, S.M.A.K., STAM, Design museum Gent, MIAT, St Peter's Abbey, The House of Alijn, Dr. Guislain Museum, Museum for the History of Sciences, The world of Kina: (the House and the Garden), Carmelite Friary, Hotel Clemmen and Hotel d’Hane Steenhuyse.
The boat trip is offered by Rederij De Gentenaer and Gent-Watertoerist.
You can purchase the CityCard Gent at the Ghent Tourist Office, all participating museums, hotels and sales points of public transport company De Lijn.