The best museums in Sint-Niklaas in September 2023

These are the top 5 best museums in Sint-Niklaas, Belgium, ranked by their rating and popularity in 2023. Click a museum for more information about the museum, including visitor information, exhibitions and reviews.

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Looking for the best museums in Sint-Niklaas? These are the best ones:

  1. Mercatormuseum1


    The Mercator Museum is dedicated to the history of cartography before and after Gerard Mercator, aka Gerard De Cremer (1512-1594). The journey begins with the Babylonians and goes through Greeks and Romans to the Middle Ages and Mercator's 16th century. Mercator's treasury displays a selection from
  2. Salons voor Schone Kunsten2

    Salons voor Schone Kunsten

    The Salons is a monumental mansion that presents a picture of art history from the 16th to the 20th century. The museum's collection includes works by "old" painters, including Peter Paul Rubens, Lambert Lombard, Sebastiaen Vranckx, Willem Claeszoon Heda and Joos de Momper, and newer painters, inclu
  3. Edgar Tinelmuseum3

    Edgar Tinelmuseum

    The Tinel Museum is dedicated to the life and work of Flemish Romantic pianist and composer Edgar Tinel (1854 - 1912). The museum is located in his birthplace. Together with composer Peter Benoit, Edgar Tinel was at the forefront of music in Belgium for many years. Tinel's musical oeuvre has its roo
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    Museum SteM Zwijgershoek

    Museum SteM Zwijgershoek is a cultural history museum that portrays the history of Sint-Niklaas and the region from prehistory to today. The museum focusses on humans in relation to metal and stone, machinery and the body. Because of this, the story is applicable to a large part of Western Europe. T
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    Historisch Pijp- en Tabaksmuseum

    Historical Pipe and Tobacco Museum shows the development in size and shape of the clay pipe from 1492 to the present. Among other things, the museum shows the evolution of the pipe and the pipe bowl: from the clay pipe over the porcelain pipe to the meerschaum pipe. Finally, in the 19th century, the

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