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The special collections of the GUM and Ghent University

From a Tasmanian Tiger to a Dogon mask, the first Bakelite and a cork model of the Pantheon to a biomimetic model of a seahorse tail... The GUM can draw on an e...
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History of Ghent’s Botanical Garden

Born in 1797Ghent’s Botanical Garden has existed for more than 200 years. After the Southern Netherlands were conquered by Napoleon in 1794, Ghent became the ca...
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Group visit with guide

Below you will find our group offer. Would you like to make a reservation? Then click on the button below the programme of your choice.We also like to give the...
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MuST

We aim for MuST to bring the student world to the GUM.From workshops on the decolonisation of collections, museum texts, communication and educational activitie...
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Salon

A museum can generate many different impressions. The GUM offers a place where you can catch your breath for a while. In the SALON, you can simply press the hyp...
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History of Sciences subcollection

Throughout the 19th century, old instruments and devices were being scrapped at an ever-faster pace and replaced with new or more efficient equipment. At the be...
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The GUM for secondary education

Below you will find our offer for secondary education in the GUM. Would you like to book? Then click on the button below the programme of your choice.We would l...
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Opening month GUM - Saturday 3 October

Below you can explore the menus and à la carte activities on Saturday 3 October. All of these activities are free. We therefore encourage everyone to show up if...
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Free or with a student discount!

Visits to the GUM are completely free for:Young people under the age of 19Ghent University studentsIf you are a student aged 19 or over at an institution other...
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History of Medicine subcollection

The items in this collection are silent witnesses to the pioneering age of modern medicine. For example, it includes the collection of instruments of psychology...
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