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Lumina Domestica - The Lamp Museum

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Hard to find old building off the tourist trail housing a very modern, well presented,and very... read more

Reviewed 13 December 2015
Peter B
London, England, United Kingdom

Bought a ticket to the Lumina Domestica as part of the 3 museums deal along with the frite and... read more

Reviewed 14 November 2015
Sittingbourne, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 13 December 2015

Hard to find old building off the tourist trail housing a very modern, well presented,and very large display of domestic lighting from cave dwellers to present day. Well worth seeking out.

Date of experience: December 2015
Thank Peter B
Reviewed 14 November 2015

Bought a ticket to the Lumina Domestica as part of the 3 museums deal along with the frite and chocolate museums. It's located within the choco-story museum and is surprisingly large with a huge collection of lamps throughout history and the story of the domestic...More

Date of experience: October 2015
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Reviewed 20 September 2015

Although less popular than the neighbouring chocolate museum, this was a really interesting find. We had the museum to ourselves for most of the visit. The museum housed a very extensive collection of lamps that had been collected by the owner. There was a lot...More

Date of experience: September 2015
1  Thank caron_osborne
Reviewed 15 August 2015

We really enjoyed the Lamp Museum. It was really informative and interesting. However, one of our teenagers was really enthused while the other hated it. It's a matter of taste, but I am not terribly interested in lamps and I enjoyed it. If you think...More

Date of experience: August 2015
Thank DLS2013
Reviewed 4 May 2015

We popped in here, because we had the Bruges City Cards, but we didn't have a lot of time to look around - wish we'd had more time for a proper look around. The place is crammed full of lamps (as you might expect), covering...More

Date of experience: March 2015
1  Thank cngj
Reviewed 29 April 2015

This museum is accessed from the Chocolate museum and there's a tricky step into the first part, which is in darkness in order to show how the first light was made by fire. We both tripped over this step. There wasn't an attendant anywhere in...More

Date of experience: April 2015
2  Thank RosieBro
Reviewed 30 March 2015

You can get in free with the city card. Which is good, because I would not have been pleased if I had actually paid. First, It's hard to find! You have to go in through the Chocolate Museum. it was funny watching people standing outside...More

Date of experience: March 2015
1  Thank tracyc270
Reviewed 28 March 2015

A little unusual as you enter with a pass card & no actual people in the place just interactive information, however very well presented & laid out, It's in a seperate section of the Chocolate Museum & very Inexpemsive with a combined ticket, well worth...More

Date of experience: March 2015
Thank john s
Reviewed 13 March 2015 via mobile

We would never have went to a lamp museum in a million years - how dull and boring. WAIT! With our citycard we went to the chocolate museum and the receptionist asked if we wanted to go to lamp museum too...why not? The museum takes...More

Thank David L
Reviewed 29 December 2014 via mobile

Yes the the orgin of lighting was covered up to the present day but unless u love the history of interior lighting then this is probably not for you. We went because it was raining and it was free with the city card

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