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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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Internships and final projects at the GUM and Botanical Garden

As a student, are you fascinated by what we do? If so, the GUM might be the ideal place for your internship, Bachelor's or Master's project. Or who knows, you m...
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Opening month GUM - Sunday 18 October

Below you can explore the menus and à la carte activities on Sunday 18 October. All of these activities are free. We therefore encourage everyone to show up if...
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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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Opening hours GUM & Bontanical Garden

Mo - Tu - Th - Fr: 9.30 am till 5.30 pmWe: closed*Weekends - Holidays - School holidays: 10am till 18pmEvery first Thursday of the month, GUM & Botanical Garden...
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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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Opening month GUM - Saturday 24 October

Below you can explore the menus and à la carte activities on Saturday 24 October. All of these activities are free. We therefore encourage everyone to show up i...
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Getting here

On footIt is a 10-minute walk from Gent-Sint-Pieters railway station to the GUM. Follow Koningin Astridlaan to Citadel Park. Walk through or along the edge of C...
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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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Activities for primary schools

Below you will find our offer for primary education. Would you like to book? Then click on the button below the programme of your choice.We would like to give t...
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