The House of Alijn, Ghent

3.8
#6 of 15 in Museums in Ghent
Visit a museum of things "that never pass" at The House of Alijn, which displays artifacts from everyday life in the 20th century. Walk through exhibits showcasing every aspect of life, from birth to death, including a child's room, a wedding service, and a typical funeral service. Take a self-guided tour, where you'll be able to look through a digital photo album, listen to sound-recordings, and delve into film excerpts. Afterward, consider enjoying a plate of local cheese and Belgian beer served by the museum in its small garden. There is a small admission fee, but you can find discounts for certain groups, including students and those over 55. Photography is allowed, so bring your camera. A visit to The House of Alijn represents just the start of the adventure when you use our Ghent trip planner to plot your vacation.
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  • This museum takes you back to the time of the twentieth century, really nice to see objects from those years, in addition to the inner courtyard where you can have a drink is all cute. I recommend it, small and large from 7 to 77 years :-)
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  • Yes... just pieces that follow each other with objects of all kinds... that are supposed to relate Flemish life but frankly we don't care ... loss of money
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