Must See Bruges – Oud Sint-Jan

Site Oud Sint-Jan has a lot to offer. The St. John’s Hospital is one of the oldest preserved hospital buildings in Europe. The hospital has an eight hundred-year-old history of caring for pilgrims, travellers, the poor and the sick. Visit the medieval wards where the nuns and monks performed their work of mercy, as well as the chapel, and marvel at the impressive collection of archives, art works, medical instruments and six paintings by Hans Memling.


The nuns owned unique artistic treasures that they exhibited for the first time in 1839 in the chapter house. The museum is now located in the old infirmary. The fact that the art objects are so closely connected to the location and its former inhabitants lends the museum an added value. Furthermore, many objects were specially commissioned by the hospital community and depict the patrons

Time information

from 01-01-2019 to 31-12-2019

Monday Closed
Tuesday 09:30 – 17:00 h
Wednesday 09:30 – 17:00 h
Thursday 09:30 – 17:00 h
Friday 09:30 – 17:00 h
Saturday 09:30 – 17:00 h
Sunday 09:30 – 17:00 h

Price information

Adults € 12,00
seniors 65+ € 10,00
youth up to 25 years € 10,00
youth up to 17 years Free
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