The Hotel de Coninck, built in 1755, is an appropriate location for the vintage furnishings collection with murals, wall-coverings, light fixtures, and furniture from over 200 years ago. While permanent collections tend to be more traditional, many modern art collections are exhibited throughout the museum, showcasing current Belgian designers. Use our Ghent planning app to arrange your visit to Design Museum Gent and other attractions in Ghent.
Design Museum Gent reviews
With (probably too high) large expectations, we were looking forward to this museum. We, our family with 2 adolescent daughters, love design, and architecture, so we thought this should be the... more »
The museum has some really excellent exhibits, especially 20th century design, really well displayed. more »
Design Museum Gent sets out to raise your awareness of the great impact of design on your daily life. We demonstrate the responsibility of designers, manufacturers and consumers in this process with our extensive collection, which spans the period from the fifteenth century to the present.
Excellent design museum with some really great modernist furniture pieces. They also had an amazing exhibition on at the time- would definitely recommend visiting if you are in Ghent.
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