The 5 most inspiring museums in Ghent

1) Museum Dr. Guislain

Here is a strange and haunting museum on the edge of town. It occupies one wing of a model psychiatric institution founded in the 19th century by Dr. Jozef Guislain. Visitors can wander through chilling deserted wards still furnished with iron beds and old medical equipment. The temporary exhibitions are always fascinating, as is the extensive collection of outsider art. Almost no one leaves this museum untouched.

old psychiatric ward of Dr. Guislain museum

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