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Small interesting museum.

Part with history information from Aalst, part with history of "Priester Daens", part with Carnaval... read more

Reviewed 24 May 2017
CarlM2166
Small but diverse museum

This is a small museum housed in a converted hospital build in 1600. Entrance is for free, and... read more

Reviewed 17 February 2017
Katrien S
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25 Aug 2018
“Great little museum - and free!”
23 May 2017
“Small interesting museum.”
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Reviewed 23 July 2015

This is truly a very interesting town museum, set in both a modern building and a cloister. It has the added advantage of being free! There is a good display covering the history of the carnival in Aalst with video. Following this you can explore...More

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Reviewed 25 August 2018

Went specifically to see the work of a local artist, but it was a great little museum and we really enjoyed all of it.

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Reviewed 24 May 2017

Part with history information from Aalst, part with history of "Priester Daens", part with Carnaval information, part with paintings and part with temporary exhibitions.

Thank CarlM2166
Reviewed 17 February 2017

This is a small museum housed in a converted hospital build in 1600. Entrance is for free, and inside the 4 famous "Aalstenaars" are honoured, from Dirk Martens who was the first printer in this part of the world, father Daens, who was fought for...More

1  Thank Katrien S
Reviewed 27 December 2016

This place gives a complete retrospectif from Louis Paul Boon (a famous left wrighter until Priester Daens, a fighter for human treatment and rights) This Museum is open since the early 1902 and gives a retrospective from the city of Aalst History.  

1  Thank Yvan820
Reviewed 25 February 2016 via mobile

Museum about the history and culture of Aalst. Not very big. If you're in Aalst I would definitely go there. Nice building. Used to be an hospital. They have a permanent exhibition and hold temporary exhibitions on regular basis. Entry is free.

1  Thank mjens2018
Reviewed 23 July 2015

This is truly a very interesting town museum, set in both a modern building and a cloister. It has the added advantage of being free! There is a good display covering the history of the carnival in Aalst with video. Following this you can explore...More

2  Thank ShuggMcGlummfer
Reviewed 16 April 2014

Nice, cute museum with local thing. I was there for the exhibition on fairytale clothing. Very Nice, but don't expect anything fancy

Thank MarlijnP
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