Plan your visit
General opening hours
Triennial Bruges 2021: TraumA will run from 8 May to 24 October 2021. Most installations can be viewed 24/7 and are located in public areas. The installations are accessible on a daily basis, including public holidays, from 10 a.m. > 6 p.m.
Laura Splan – museum O.L.V. ter Potterie
Open daily from 10 a.m. > 6 p.m. – closed on Monday – reservation is required.
Héctor Zamora – Garden Gezellehuis
Daily visible from 9.30 a.m. > 6 p.m.
Accessible daily from 10 a.m. > 6 p.m. – closed on Monday, reservation is required.
People < 1.40 are not allowed on the installation.
Permanent installation is accessible 24/7.
The installations -resulting from the project ‘Sewing days’ -are open:
House of Time: 24.05 > 3.09 | Site DuPont – Wulpenstraat | Saturday and Sunday from 2 p.m. > 6 p.m.
Kantmuseum: 16 July to 3 September 2021: free access
Biekorf: 3 September to 24 october 2021: free access
Expo ‘The porous city’- Poortersloge
Daily from 10 a.m. > 6 p.m.
Free visit, reservation is required.
Central information point Triennial Bruges
Poortersloge – Kraanrei 19
Daily from 10 a.m. > 6 p.m.
Tourist information points
In&Uit Brugge (‘t Zand 34)
Monday – Saturday: 10. a.m. > 1 p.m. and 2 p.m. > 5 p.m.
Sundays and holidays: 10. a.m. > 2 p.m.
Information office Markt (Historium)
Daily from 10 a.m. > 5 p.m.
Information office Stationsplein (Station)
Daily from 10 a.m. > 1 p.m. and from 1.30 p.m. to 5 p.m.
How to reach
Bruges is a compact city. It is not advisable to drive into the city centre. City centre parking is not free, both above ground and in the underground car parks. There is a regular bus service from the peripheral car parks to the city centre. See below for the car parking facilities in the centre, the location of peripheral car parks, or use public transport and the free shuttle buses.
- Mobile bike park at the side of Sint Salvatorskathedraal (St. Saviour’s Cathedral) and under the trees at the Burg (Burg Square).
- Underground bike parks
Parking in Bruges centre
- A list of all the central car parks with their charges can be found here. These car parks are open 24/24 and 7/7.
Parking outside Bruges centre
- Consult the list of the peripheral car parks where you can park free of charge. There is a regular bus service from the peripheral car parks to the city centre.
Information for people with a disability
Triennial Bruges strives for maximum and easy accessibility for people with disabilities. The locations are wheelchair-accessible with assistance. Guide dogs are welcome everywhere. Please visit this website for more information about the trail.
The S-wan guide association has developed a Triennial Bruges walk tailored to the needs of people with a visual or hearing impairment. For more information about this tour, please visit the website.
Visit Triennial Bruges 2021: TraumA coronaproof
The majority of the Triennial Bruges 2021: TraumA art installations are set up outdoors, scattered throughout the city.
The indoor locations of Triennial Bruges 2021: TraumA are well ventilated. Hand sanitiser and face masks are also available here. Distance and one-way traffic rules apply. This way, your visit to these locations can proceed in a responsible manner.
Visit Triennial Bruges 2021: TraumA
You can visit Triennial Bruges 2021: TraumA with a map of the city and accompanied by audio guides. Each outdoor installation has an information column with more details about the works which you can listen to by scanning a QR code.
The total walking distance of the art trail is 10 km on average.
Visit in group
Experience the Bruges Triennial 2021 with friends, family or colleagues and book a guided tour as a group.
A Triennial Bruges guide takes you through the medieval city and immerses you in the tale behind TraumA and the artistic installations en route. You can choose between different options, on foot or by bike.
Schools and families
Visit the Triennial Bruges 2021: TraumA with your family by the Triennial playing cards. Discover the artworks in a playful way and get creative yourself.
Schools can book guided visits. Playful assignments make you see things differently. The guide poses questions and lets you give your own meaning to images.
Bar and restaurant ambassadors
Need a break during your visit to Triennial Bruges? Discover the various restaurants and bars with whom we are collaborating this year. You will find a special lunch menu, a Triennial Bruges cocktail, a specially brewed beer, or simply a business in a hidden or unique location.
Visit Triennial Bruges 2021: TraumA as VIP with your guests including champagne reception, VIP dinner and guided visit by bicycle!
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