Secret press and propaganda during World War II
Based on our collection of secret press and a range of other authentic source material, young people investigate the machinations of press and propaganda in 1940-45. Because learning to deal critically with past and present, facts and lies, is a …
GUM summer for teachers
The new GUM (Ghent University Museum) could not open to the general public on March 21 due to the Corona measures. It is still a while before the GUM can open festively for everyone. In the meantime, work is continuing on the drafting and on the …
07-07-2020 till 28-08-2020
On The Move
People are constantly on the move. Often targeted. Deliberate or inevitable. Also within religion 'going out' is a frequent and expressive motive. Moved or driven by faith, people have been on the road for centuries. From biblical figures …
04-05-2022 till 06-11-2022
Kazerne Dossin: Visit with renewed boarding session
In 1942, the Nazis installed their SS Sammellager in the Dossin barracks in Mechelen. For thousands of Jews and Gypsies, this assembly camp was the starting point of a deportation without return. Today Kazerne Dossin (the former Jewish Museum of …
03-10-2017 till 01-12-2022
Tour of BELvue
The students explore in groups a thematic room of the museum and present the result of their visit to the rest of the class, as a guide would. Then the "Tour of BELvue" begins! Divided into different teams, the students participate in a …
Belgium, a democracy? How? So!
In small groups, the students conduct research into a certain aspect of Belgian society. In the morning the historical research of the theme is first done in the museum, then the people in the street are asked about the current views. The …
In this workshop the students meet a politician. They prepare an interview and make a report like a real journalist. In this way the students discover the principles of democracy and the role of a representative of the people.
This workshop is …
The democracy factory
A DIY exhibition about identity, diversity and active citizenship.
Young people from 14 years of age visit the Democracy Factory in pairs. They receive all kinds of assignments that constantly challenge them to question their own ideas, their …
Ceci n'est pas un audioguide
Discover the BELvue museum in groups with the help of an audio guide devised by the young people of the BELvue Gang! They have realized an interactive super fun course to follow in groups, ideally per 3.
This is not a traditional visit with audio …
War, occupation, liberation: Permanent exhibition
On 9 May 2019, the Royal Museum of the Army and Military History, site of the War Heritage Institute, will open the doors of its brand new permanent exhibition on Belgium and the Second World War. With more than 1000 collection items spread over …