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't Gasthuys - Civic Museum

Oude Vismarkt 13, Aalst 9300, Belgium
+32 53 73 23 45
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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
Carl M
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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Ghent, Belgium
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Oude Vismarkt 13, Aalst 9300, Belgium
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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 Carl M
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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

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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.  

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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.

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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 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

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