Gaasbeek Castle

Kasteelstraat 40, 1750 Lennik • www.kasteelvangaasbeek.be
Tel: 025310130 • kasteelvangaasbeek@vlaanderen.be

Gaasbeek Castle sits enthroned amidst the rolling hills of Pajottenland just outside Brussels. The medieval castle has had an eventful history, evolving from a strategic stronghold to a spacious country house. The Count of Egmont (1522-68) was one of its most celebrated owners, but it was the eccentric Marquise Arconati Visconti (1840-1923) who set about remodeling the building in the romantic style we see today. She turned the inside of the castle into a museum to house her huge art collection, displaying it in historical stage sets. There is still something of a time machine about the dream castle she created. Visitors wander through historicizing interiors filled with tapestries, paintings, furniture, sculptures and other valuable objects.

A visit to the castle is a feast for all the senses. We aim to give our visitors an experience that will stay with them for many years to come. Imaginative exhibitions and projects which creatively relate the historic heritage to the present day, make for ever-changing displays, while concerts and other events ensure there is always something going on here. You’ll find details of all these activities on our website.

The castle also houses a library and an archive (both accessible by arrangement), a museum shop and a regional visitors’ centre.

The park surrounding the castle with its ancient trees, its lakes, avenues, narrow winding paths, chapel, pavilion and other historic buildings is the perfect place to unwind. The estate also boasts a wonderful museum garden, where old varieties of fruit and vegetables are nurtured.

Groups

The price of a guided tour is € 60 for a group of no more than 15 persons + individual admission fee (€ 10 p.p.) + 5 administrative fee per reservation. A guided tour must be booked at least two weeks in advance at: T. 00 32 (0)2 531 01 30 or bezoek.gaasbeek@vlaanderen.be.

Worth visiting

  • Our art collection with a.o. The Tower of Babel by Maarten van Valckenborch, tapestries from the 16th century, ...
  • Our contemporary art exhibitions
  • Unique Museum Garden
  • The park with its ancient trees, its lakes, avenues, narrow winding paths, chapel, pavilion and other historic buildings
 

Rates

Individuals and families
Groups
Companies

Consult the rates on the website

Adults
 
€12.00
Children
From ages 7 to 18 years
€2.00
Students
Until the age of 26 years
€10.00
Senior citizens
From the age of 60 years
€10.00
Tours
 
€60.00

Max. 15 persons per group

Consult the rates on the website

Adults
 
€10.00
Children
From ages 7 to 18 years
€2.00
Students
Until the age of 26 years
€10.00
Senior citizens
From the age of 60 years
€10.00
Disabled
 
€10.00
Free group supervisors
1 per 15 participants
 
Tours
 
€60.00

Consult the rates on the website

MICE facilities

Exclusive nocturnes

Attraction rent

Tours
 
€60.00

Contacts

Autocar enterprises
Companies
Groups
Individuals and families

Nancy Verhulst

+32 (0)2 531 01 44

bezoek.gaasbeek@vlaanderen.be

Nancy Verhulst

+32 (0)2 531 01 44

zaalverhuur.gaasbeek@vlaanderen.be

Nancy Verhulst

+32 (0)2 531 01 30

bezoek.gaasbeek@vlaanderen.be

+32 (0)2 531 01 30

kasteelvangaasbeek@vlaanderen.be

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