Huis van Alijn

Huis van Alijn information

Location
Ghent , Belgium
Address
Kraanlei 65
More information
www.huisvanalijn.be
Prices
adult/child €5/1
Opening hours
11am-5pm Tue-Sat, 10am-5pm Sun
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In a restored 1363 children’s hospice complex, this delightful museum examines how everyday life was lived from the 1890s to 1970s. Although not all is in English, many exhibits are self-explanatory including quaint recreated shop interiors, photos of wedding fashions, fun 1960s and ’70s rooms and the disarmingly moving collage of family home videos. There’s a traditional Puppet Show (adult €4; 2.30pm Saturday September to June) and an atmospheric old-world café with beers at old-world prices.