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COVID-19 measures

We are delighted to be able to welcome you again and give you a last chance to enjoy the Castle while everything – for just a moment longer - is exactly as it was. The castle will be closing its doors at the end of August for a major restoration campagn and will not open again until 2023. Your visit will be a little different than it would under normal circumstances, due to the modifications necessary to guarantee your safety. Below we list the precautionary measures we are taking to allow your visit to take place as safely as possible, as well as tips on how you can best prepare for your visit. 

When can I visit the Castle and the Museumgarden?

The Castle will be open from 20 May to 30 August, on condition that there is no tightening of the measures. The Museumgarden is open from 20 May to 31 October. Under the current circumstances, the castle and the Museumgarden will stay closed on Monday and Tuesday. The park is open daily from 8.00 am to 8.00 pm.

The new opening times of the Castle and the Museumgarden are:

Monday Closed
Tuesday: Closed
Wednesday - Sunday: Open from 10.00 am to 6.00 pm. (last admission at 4.40 pm.)
Open on Public Holidays, also when these are on a Monday or Tuesday.

These opening times will apply for the rest of the season (until 30/08/2020).

Do I have to make a reservation to visit the castle and the Museumgarden?

Yes. You must reserve a date and time prior to your visit. This allows us to monitor the maximum of people allowed in the castle and the Museumgarden and to guarantee your safety. 

Click here to book your visit online!

It’s also possible to make a reservation by sending an email to You will receive a confirmation as soon as possible. If the time you have chosen is already fully booked, we will propose an alternative.

Tickets for the Museumgarden and combined tickets must also be reserved this way.
We kindly ask you to be present at the reserved time.

What measures will I have to take into account during my visit to Gaasbeek Castle?

What will my visit to Gaasbeek Castle be like?

During this final season before closing, we are focusing on our own collection. You have the following options when visiting Gaasbeek Castle:

Can I visit the Castle with my family?

Yes, family members who live under the same roof can visit the Castle together.
Until further notice, family guided tours are not possible. Birthday parties may not be held, unfortunately.

What can I do to protect myself and others as much as possible?

You can find more information about COVID-19 on

How much does a ticket cost?

Our prices remain the same. You can consult them here.

Where can I go if I have any questions?

You can reach us by telephone (02 531 01 30) or by email ( We will be pleased to help you.

We thank you for observing these additional measures and look forward to your visit!