Museum Dr Guislain
Ghent has three widely separated begijnhoven . This is the most central but there's no remnant enclosing wall so it's just a pretty area...
The Counts of Flanders’ quintessential 12th-century stone castle comes complete with moat, turrets and arrow slits. It’s all the more...
Dotted with half-hidden restaurants, enchanting Patershol is a web of twisting cobbled lanes whose old-world houses were once home to...
A 1930s vamp pouts above the zinc of this classic artist’s café’ with silver-floral wallpaper, black-and-white film photos and free...
‘Live well and laugh often’ is the Avalon’s sage suggestion, backed up with copious, reliably delicious vegetarian and vegan lunches....
Jozef Guislainstraat 43 · interesting places nearby
Museum Dr Guislain information
Hidden away in an 1857 neo-Gothic lunatic asylum, this enthralling mental-health museum takes visitors on a trilingual, multicultural journey through the history of psychiatry, from gruesome Neolithic trepanning to contemporary brain scans via cage beds, straightjackets, shackles and phrenology. Dr D’Arsonval’s extraordinary 1909 radiographic apparatus looks like a Dr Frankenstein creation. Tram 1 stops outside.