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Archeological Museum

Mariastraat 36a, Bruges 8000, Belgium
+32 50 44 87 43
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Sad Little Museum

To refer to this as a museum of archaeology. It's an almost pointless exhibit aimed mostly at... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Paul B
United Kingdom
Enormously disapppointing

Just had to leave a review after having visited the museum. It gets one star only because I... read more

Reviewed 3 August 2017
Alphen aan den Rijn, The Netherlands
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1 week ago
“Sad Little Museum”
26 Feb 2017
“Not Great to be honest”
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Hours Today: 09:30 - 12:30, 13:30 - 17:00
Suggested Duration: < 1 hour
Mariastraat 36a, Bruges 8000, Belgium
+32 50 44 87 43
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Reviewed 1 week ago

To refer to this as a museum of archaeology. It's an almost pointless exhibit aimed mostly at children. Save your euros for an ice cream or a beer and save yourself the frustration.

Thank Paul B
Reviewed 3 August 2017 via mobile

Just had to leave a review after having visited the museum. It gets one star only because I couldn't leave less. You walk around the museum wondering which first grader made the set up. It has no descriptions, no real artifacts, no structure, no information,...More

Thank dwalingen
Reviewed 12 July 2017 via mobile

The 3€ entry fee seemed reasonable but after going through the first 2 rooms you realise that you've made a mistake. It is terribly put together, pieces are missing and lacking descriptions/dates/historical periods. There were many rooms to look round but a lot of the...More

Thank spoon516
Reviewed 3 April 2017

This was one of the first things we came across after the Minnewater Lake walking north and it sounded interesting so we thought we'd go in. Entry is 4 Euros. It was relatively small and quick to walk through. It was interesting but it wasn't...More

Thank Viless
Reviewed 26 February 2017

We visited on our museum pass. Probably more of a place for younger children and school groups to be fair with lots to do and see. Not accessible with loads of steps and trip hazards beware. Not one for the bucket list i'm afraid

Thank Andrew F
Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

Wish we'd gone last time with our kids. As two adults this was brief and moderately interesting as a simple summary of the history of the region, but most of the activities are aimed at kids. However the writing on the activities is only in...More

Thank Khyfffdtb
Reviewed 7 January 2017

I had seen descriptions that this museum explained the skills of an archeologist. Nevertheless, I expected to see some authentic items in a historic city like Brugge. But apart from some old looking pot fragments and tiles I was disappointed. Maybe that the presentation of...More

Reviewed 18 December 2016

I'm really interested in archaeology and re-enactment, so I wanted to visit this museum. Unfortunately there was nothing which was worth to see (just a few artefacts, infantile exhibitions and a few poor quality reconstructions). I strongly recommend to visit other places or just take...More

Thank kuswir
Reviewed 3 August 2016

This is for children. If you are over 5 feet tall then I guess you’ll miss most of it (it has very low windows and displays). If you are shorter and younger (accompanied by parents), you will probably love this.

Thank RadTel
Reviewed 2 August 2016

Although I speak a few languages, Flemish is not one of them. Unfortunately, all the exhibits are only annotated in Flemish. There is an English ( and French and German) guide shert but the info on it is pretty scanty. Lots of broken pots, a...More

Thank Trevor N
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