Visiting the museum with friends, colleagues or family? Groups can choose from the group tour offerings. They also enjoy a discount on the admission fee. With a Museum Pass, you can visit the museum in a group for free.
Guided Tour of Museum Hof van Busleyden – Permanent Exhibition
A guide introduces you to the world of the Burgundian period and takes you through the permanent exhibition at Museum Hof van Busleyden. Along the way you will meet various residents who lived in the city at the height of the Burgundian Netherlands: from the host, Hiëronymus van Busleyden, to the grande dame, Margaret of Austria, her cousin Charles V, and the reclusive Sisters Hospitalliers. Experience the unparalleled craftsmanship of local artists and admire the finest art of the Northern Renaissance.
Guided Tour of The Knights of the Golden Fleece - Temporary Exhibition
The exhibition entitled Knights of the Golden Fleece: a Brilliant Myth Unravelled allows you to relive the gathering of the knights in 1491, one of the biggest and most significant festivities in the history of Mechelen. Your introduction to the famous Burgundian knighthood is made through a unique set of 15th-century coat of arms, created especially for the convocation in the city. You and your guide delve into the political intrigues and power dynamics of one of the earliest European political alliances.
Practical Info on Guided Tours
The price per guided tour is 90 euro (excluding admission tickets). A maximum of 15 participants per group. The guided tour of the permanent exhibition takes 90 minutes, and of the temporary exhibition, 60 minutes. Admission is free with a Museum Pass. You pay only for the guided tour.