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The Museum STAM – the city museum

There was once … the story of the city of Ghent

Also crazy about Ghent? In the STAM museum the story of the origin and the evolution of the city is brought to life in the unique setting of the Bijloke abbey.

More about this tour

What makes the city of Ghent to what it is now? In the STAM located on the Bijloke site, you discover the many layers of Ghent and you learn everything about this contemporary city and its ancient history. Our guide will lead you via a chronological route of objects and multimedia, which describe the growth of the city, from the past to the present and future. Everything that contributed to the making of Ghent is passed in review. Regularly there are temporary exhibitions which each time show a different aspect of the concept of “city”. There is also a quest for children.

Practical information
  • Open from 9:00 till 17:00 on weekdays, from 10:00 till 18:00 during weekends, holidays and school vacations.
  • Closed on Wednesdays. 
  • Entrance fees:
Meeting point Entry of the museum
Point of arrival
Languages Dutch, French, English, German, Italian, Spanish, Portuguese, Gents
Price from € 130
Duration 2 h