Practical info

St Peter's Abbey - Sint-Pietersplein 9 - 9000 Ghent
Open Tuesday to Sunday from 10am to 6pm.

Exceptionally open on Mondays 31 October, 26 December, 2 January and 20 February, Easter Monday, Whit Monday and the first Monday of the Ghent Festivities. Closed on 24 and 25, and on 31 December and 1 January.

During the months of November, December, January and February, the abbey garden closes at 5pm.

Opening hours

Contact details


You can visit the ground-floor level (corridors and courtyard) and the abbey gardens free of charge. 

You will find our exhibition prices on the exhibition pages.

Tour operators

For questions about rates and bookings, please contact

Book online

We recommend that you book your visit online in advance to be sure of your place. As long as capacity permits, you can also buy tickets at the box office.

Do you have an UiTPAS, Museumpas, ICOMkaart, HHG jaarkaart, BONGO or tourist voucher (e.g. Riedebedie)? Then you can also book online. Show your pass on the spot that entitles you to reduced or free admission.

There is no need to book online in advance if you are a CityCard holder.

Annual Card 

With the Historic Houses Annual Card you can enjoy the best of what our seven houses have to offer for a whole year. For more information you can go to the reception of St. Peter's Abbey or the Castle of the Counts.


€ 33
•    Individual price

€ 25,50
•    Members of the In Monte Blandinio circle of friends
•    Teachers who show a teacher’s card 

€ 20
•    Ghent residents 
•    Holders of an Uitpas region Ghent
•    Students aged 19 to 25 years old on presentation of a valid student card 

€ 6,70
•    Children from 13 to 18 years old 
•    Ghent students aged 19 to 25 years old on presentation of a valid student card 
•    Holders of an Uitpas region Ghent with right to special rates
•    Iedereen verdient vakantie
•    Vrijuit


Wheelchair users

St Peter’s Abbey has access for wheelchair users at the front. This means that wheelchair users can enter all exhibition rooms in the Abbey and the greater part of St Peter’s Church autonomously. There is a lift indoors.

European Disability Card

Historische Huizen Gent is partner in the project European Disability Card.
On presentation of the card your companion enters for free.