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Christmas holidays in GUM & Plantentuin

Welcome inside the heads of scientists during the Christmas holidays! There is no better time to immerse yourself in science, doubt and art in the museum or to explore the tropical atmosphere of the Botanical Garden. The free family games Professor DOUBT and the RESEARCH Tour are available for young doubters. You can also search for animals that help solve murders or take part in our popular family tour. On Thursday, January 4, we are even open until 10 p.m. during the Late Thursday of the Ghent Museums!

  • GUM & Botanical Garden are open during the Christmas holidays from 10am to 6pm. The greenhouses close at 4:30 pm.

  • On Thursday, January 4, we are open until 10 p.m. during Thursday Late.

  • Please note: we are closed on Sunday 24, Monday 25, Wednesday 27, Sunday 31 December, Monday 1 and Wednesday 3 January. The Botanical Garden is open on Wednesdays.

Familiespelen Professor TWIJFEL & de onderZOEKTOCHT

Family games Professor DOUBT & the Research Tour
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Thursday 4.1 = Thursday Late until 10 p.m.

On Thursday, January 4, GUM & Botanical Garden will be open until 10 p.m. during the Thursday Late of the Ghent Museums!
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Familierondleiding 'Op reis in het GUM!' (only in Dutch)

Our popular family tour returns on Thursday 4 and Friday 5 January, each time from 2:30 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.!
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