Huis Ter Beurze


It's believed that the world's first stock exchange began in and around this 13th-century house. It's not open to the public, but the space is used for special events and functions.

Lonely Planet's must-see attractions

Nearby Bruges attractions

1. Frietmuseum

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Follows the history of the potato from ancient Inca grave sites to the Belgian fryer. The entry fee includes a discount token for the basement frituur …

3. Choco-Story

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This highly absorbing chocolate museum traces the cocoa bean back to its role as an Aztec currency. Learn about choco history, watch a video on cocoa…

4. Lumina Domestica

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The enlightening Domestic Lamp Museum has over 6500 artefacts relating to domestic lighting throughout history, making it the largest collection of its…

5. Hans Memling Statue

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The statue of Hans Memling was erected in 1874. The Flemish Primitive artist is buried in St Gilliskerk, a few blocks further north.

6. St-Jakobskerk

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Originally built around 1420, St James' Church was significantly expanded into its present structure in 1459, but it wasn't until the late 17th and early…

7. Markt

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The heart of ancient Bruges, the old market square is lined with pavement cafes beneath step-gabled facades. The buildings aren't always quite as medieval…

8. Historium

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The Historium occupies a neo-Gothic building on the northern side of the Markt. The immersive one-hour audio and video tour aims to take you back to…