Basilica of the Holy Blood and its collection

Basilica of the Holy Blood

The Museum of the Holy Blood tells the story of the relic of the Holy Blood that Count Thierry of Alsace is said to have brought with him from the Holy Land (1150). Showpiece of the museum is the reliquary of the Holy Blood, made by the Bruges goldsmith Jan Crabbe (1617), with thirty kilos of gold and silver and more than a hundred precious stones. In addition, the museum displays a collection of paintings from the time of the Flemish Primitives and early 16th century, with works by Pieter Pourbus and a tapestry from 1637.

NLMuseum van het Heilig Bloed
NLBasiliek van het Heilig Bloed

Art & Design  Art & Design History & Anthropology  History & Anthropology Religion Renaissance art & Early modern art

Basilica of the Holy Blood
Burg 13
8000 Bruges

Visitor information Basilica of the Holy Blood

Opening hours

14:00 – 17:50
14:00 – 17:50
14:00 – 17:50
14:00 – 17:50
14:00 – 17:50
14:00 – 17:50
14:00 – 17:50


0 – 12Free
Normal rate€1.00


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Location & Map

Burg 13, Bruges

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