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GUM: a new science museum in Ghent

A green gem for science near the future museum square The GUM - Ghent University Museum - and the Ghent Botanical Garden are joining forces at a unique location...
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Opening month GUM - Sunday 11 October

Below you can explore the menus and à la carte activities on Sunday 11 October. All of these activities are free. We therefore encourage everyone to show up if...
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Ethnographic Collections

The thousand-year-old statue of Ganesha from Hindu Javanese antiquity is one of the highlights. It forms part of the ‘Javanica’ cabinet that launched the ethnic...
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Zaalverhuur & events

FORUMHet FORUM is de nieuwe en unieke eventruimte op de 4de verdieping van het museum. De ruimte biedt een prachtig zicht op de Plantentuin door de brede en hog...
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Tickets & Entrance fees

The GUM - Ghent University MuseumWe look forward to seeing you in the GUM! Would you like to book your ticket for the GUM in advance? You can do so below, but i...
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GUM history

A collection as old as the university Ghent University was founded in 1817 by William I, King of the Netherlands. To enhance the education offered, William I do...
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Opening hours GUM & Bontanical Garden

Mo - Tu - Th - Fr: 9.30 am till 5.30 pmWe: closed*Weekends - Holidays - School holidays: 10am till 18pm The greenhouses of the Botanical Garden close daily at 4...
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Opening month GUM - Saturday 17 October

Below you can explore the menus and à la carte activities on Saturday 17 October. All of these activities are free. We therefore encourage everyone to show up i...
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Morphology subcollection

To illustrate their lessons, the faculty's anatomists and pathologists began to preserve domestic and livestock animals. Veterinary students were able to study,...
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Group visits

Group visits without a guideWould you prefer to visit the GUM yourself in a group, without a guide? If so, we offer a group rate for groups of 10 people or more...
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