Museum of Fine Arts Ghent
Fernand Scribedreef 1
+32 (0)9 323 67 00
From Gent-Sint-Pieters station you walk approx. 15 min. to the MSK. Take the route along the Koningin Astridlaan and through the Citadelpark, or follow the Clementinalaan and Parklaan to walk around the park.
The museum is easily accessible by bike. Outside of to the museum you will find sufficient bicycle lock-ups.
By public transport
The nearest public transport stops are tram line 1 (15 minutes on foot from stop Van Nassaustraat) and bus lines 5, 55-58 and 70-78 (5 minutes on foot from stop Heuvelpoort). These lines connect Gent-Sint-Pieters and Gent-Dampoort stations with the city centre. You can look up timetables for trams and buses on www.delijn.be.
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The MSK can be reached by car via the Charles de Kerchovelaan and the arterial roads E17 and E40.
Ghent has a low-emissions zone, meaning that the most polluting vehicules can no longer enter the city centre. Be sure to check the city website to see of you're allowed to enter with your car and to register your vehicle.
Park and rides outside the centre
Park your car at a free park-and-ride (P+R) and travel on with the tram or bus. Park-and-rides Expo-The Loop and Arsenaal are well situated for whomever comes with the car from the direction of Bruges, Oudenaarde, Antwerp or Brussels. The bus or tram brings you to within walking distance of the Museum of Fine Arts.
There is a free shuttle service between park-and-ride Watersportbaan or park-and-ride Weba / Decathlon and the city centre.
Moreover, the park-and-rids are included within the bike-share company of Donkey Republic. You can hire these bikes with your Smart Phone, via the Donkey Republic App.
Sint-Pietersplein/St Peter's square Parking garage - Follow P10
This parking garage is 700 metres from the museum. It has 700 parking spaces, amongst which there are 3 parking places for disabled persons. There are 2 recharging points for electric cars. This parking lies within the low-emissions zone, so be sure to check whether you may drive in this zone with your car.
Parking garage Zuid - Follow P3
This parking garage is found under the Gent-Zuid shopping centre and the Woodrow Wilsonplein. There are 1.034 spaces, of which 2 are for disabled persons. This parking does not lie within the low-emissions zone. Walk 1,5 km to the museum, or take bus 5 or 8, which take you to the museum in 12 minutes.
Parking garage Savaanstraat – Follow P4
This parking garage is 1500 metres from the museum. It has 588parking spaces, amongst which there are 3 parking places for disabled persons. This parking lies within the low-emissions zone.
More parking garages: Vrijdagsmarkt, Ramen, Tolhuis, Reep, De Kouter, Centerparking, Sint-Michiels en Gent Dampoort.
This parking has 1.580 spaces, amongst which there are 47 places for disabled persons and 6 with a charging station for electric cars. This parking does not lie within the low-emissions zone. The underground parking is directly accessible from the R4 around Ghent, via the Valentin Vaerwyckweg and the Timicheg Tunnel. This new route is potentially not yet recorded in all route planners and GPS devices.
Parking on the street
In the vicinity of the Museum of Fine Arts there are very few available street parking places. Parking on the street requires payment.
Attention: do not park in places reserved for city residents. These zones are indicated with a sign. Whoever parks there will risk a fine of 80 euros per three hours.