Visit S.M.A.K.

Opening hours

MON TUE WED THU FRI Weekends, holidays and school vacations (closed on Mondays)
closed 9:30 am – 5:30 pm 10 am – 6 pm

Masks or breathing protection are mandatory from 12 years.
Book or book your ticket in advance, so you can be sure of your visit because we limit the number of people in the museum:
- Online
- By calling --> +32(0)9 210 10 75 (every weekday from 9:00 to 12:30 and from 13:30 to 16:00).
We allow a maximum of 60 people in the museum per hour.

The SMAK-café is open from Wednesday until Sunday between 11 am and 6 pm


12 euro Individual
10 euro S.M.A.K. reduction
Teachers with pass
6 euros Resident of Ghent
1.6 euros UiTPAS at social rate region Ghent
Steunpunt Vakantieparticipatie
2 euro 19-25 years
0 euro -19 year Persons accompanying disabled persons (with European Disability Card) or groups
Press + ICOM Friends of S.M.A.K.
Museum Pass The museum pass (59 euro ) can be used to visit all participating museums, including S.M.A.K., for a whole year, as often as you like. The museum pass is for everyone: persons in precarious situations can buy a museum pass for 12 euro at the museum desk. Buy your museumpass here.
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 36 or 42 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

Guidelines for a smooth visit during COVID-19


Getting here

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