Guided visit to the Ghent City Museum (STAM)

16-03-2023 from 14:30 to 17:00
STAM, Godshuizenlaan 2
Martine De Reu

The Ghent City Museum (STAM) is your gateway to the city. The fourteenth-century abbey, the seventeenth-century monastery and adjoining infirmary, the twentieth-century gatehouse and the new twenty-first-century extension introduce you to the history of Ghent. A permanent exhibition leads visitors along a chronological trail of objects and multimedia and explains the development and growth of Ghent.


Practical information:

  • we meet at 14:20 at the entrance of the museum (Bijlokesite, Godshuizenlaan)
  • there will be 2 English-speaking guides for the permanent exhibition
  • the tour lasts 1 hour and 15 minutes. Afterwards the students are free to explore the museum on their own. The museum closes at 17:00.
  • cost: free (paid for by the Low Countries Studies programme)
  • bags or bagpacks must be stored in a locker, for which you need a coin of 1 EUR. The coin is restituted upon opening the locker
  • limited number of participants: 34 (2 groups of 17)