When you walk into this courtyard you will immediately relax and you will not notice the hustle and bustle of the city. Learn more about the history in the present museum.
Step into the serene atmosphere of the Begijnhof and enjoy the tranquility in the heart of the city. The Begijnhof consists of individual homes and is surrounded by a wall with an entrance gate. The courthouse includes beguine houses, a museum, an intimate church, a presbytery and a herb garden. Beguines were women who lived as single people and were part of a community within the Catholic Church. The Begijnhof and herb garden are open daily to the public. For a small price you can visit the Beguinage Museum on Thursday, Saturday and Sunday.
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