The Kunstenbibliotheek is located in a 17th-century building referred to as the abbess's house. The abbess's house was a guesthouse belonging to the former Cistercian abbey founded in the 14th century. The sisters of the abbey served the adjacent hospital.


2A, Godshuizenlaan
9000 Gent
opening hours
Mon-Wed: 09:00-18:00
Thu: 09:00-21:00
Fri: 09:00-16:00

Kunstenbibliotheek offers several pleasant places to study and read. Relevant trade journals and extensive databases can be consulted on site.