Gruuthuse Museum is the largest complex of museums in Bruges and is located in the house which belonged to Van Gruuthuse Brugghe-van der Aa. Gruut represent a mixture of flavors from which he used to make beer. Present collections of art and antiquities have been started in 1865 by the Archaeological Society in 1955 and Burges, Bruges city council won a collection and expanded.
Sculptural art - the collection consists of objects of different materials: wood (crucifixes, altars, fragments of the church), ivory, stone and marble (baroque memorials of the English king Charles II). Furniture is here in various styles and types. Some data gothic period furniture (chests and wardrobes). The vast majority of the furniture dates from the seventeenth century and the eighteenth century and contains beautiful carved wooden ornaments. Vessels of silver - silver religious objects, and silver vessels were used for domestic purposes. Metal dishes - kitchen (with original fireplace XV century) can still be visited. The collection includes chandeliers, lamps, cups, plates, etc.. Ceramics - pottery collection is very large and not fully exposed due to lack of space. Includes ceramics manufactured in the most important ceramic centers in Europe: Brussels, Delft, northern France and Germany. Textiles - the most beautiful tapestries are seventeenth century and are made in Bruges. Besides these collections can be visited collection of coins and musical instruments collection.
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