Visit S.M.A.K.

Practical information

Opening hours

S.M.A.K. is open from Tuesday till Sunday.

- Weekdays: 9.30 am - 5.30 pm.
- Weekends, public holidays, school holidays: 10 am - 6 pm.
- The museum is closed on 24, 25, 26 and 31 December 2018, 1 and 2 January 2019.

Last admission and closing time cash-desk: 30 minutes before closing of the museum.


8 euro/pp individual visit
2 euro/pp. young people under the age of 26
6 euro/pp groups up to 15 persons 65+ years teachers with pass inhabitants of Ghent
Free entry for children up to and included the age of 18
persons accompanying disabled persons or groups
Friends of S.M.A.K.
for members of VMV, ICOM and journalists
for citizens of the city of Ghent every Sunday morning from 10 am to 1 pm and during the 'Gentse Feesten' (showing an identity card).
CityCard Gent CityCard Gent is the special all-in access card to the main historical buildings, museums and top attractions in Ghent. You can also use the CityCard Gent on the bus or tram and what’s more, it also includes a boat trip. All you need to do to use this all-in package is pay 30 or 35 euros! This will allow you to explore the city for 48 or 72 hours. You can buy the CityCard Gent in: The Ghent Tourist Office (Sint-Veerleplein 5), all participating museums and attractions, all sales points of public transport company De Lijn, FNAC Ghent (Veldstraat 88) and Uitbureau Gent (Veldstraat 82B) Meer info
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Getting here

The S.M.A.K. is easy to get to, both from the city centre and from the station.