St. Johns Hospital Museum

St. John’s Hospital museum spans eight centuries. During this period nuns and monks received and took care of pilgrims, travellers and the ill. In the medieval wards, and in the church, visitors can learn more about the rich history of the hospital, which over time acquired an impressive collection of records, works of art, applied arts and medical instruments. The museum also owns six works by Hans Memling. The objects are shown in a historic context , creating a combination of architectural history, social welfare and art histtory. In addition to the wards the Diksmuidezolder (Dixmude Loft), the former dormitorium and the adjacent old pharmacy can also be visited.

Museum: St. Johns Hospital Museum
City: Bruges
Country: Belgium
Address: Mariastraat 38
Website: http://www.museabrugge.be