|Museum of local history « De Plate »
At this moment , the museum is situated in the Feest- en Kultuurpaleis on the main market place, but soon it will be moved to the Langestraat.
Museum of Fine Arts
Feest- en Kultuurpaleis, Wapenplein
Among the different works of art from Ostend such as Ensor, Permeke, Spilliaert, Finch, De Clerck, etc.. theres a large variety of works from Belgian masters from 1830 until 1914.
James Ensor House
Home and studio of James Ensor (1860 - 1949) situated in the Vlaanderenstraat 27. On the ground floor you will find a collection of shells and souvenirs from his aunt and his uncle. On the first floor there is a documentation room and an exhibition room. On the second floor you can visit the painters original sitting room and studio.
P.M.M.K. Museum of modern art.
This museum presents a collection of paintings , sculptures and objects , which give you an almost complete picture of modern art in Belgium since the beginning, until the present day.
Situated at the Duinenweg at Raversijde there is the Prince Charles Memorial.
A private museum, situated in the tower of the Saint- Pieters Church. The main body of the church burned down in 1896.
You can find the museum on the Léandre Vilainplein. History of the old Saint-Pieters Church with a collection of models, photographs and other documents. A stair case with 74 steps brings you to the top where you can have a panoramic view all over the town.
Museum of Religious Arts
North Sea Aquarium
Flora and fauna from the North Sea. Next to a collection of shells and seaweed you can admire the aquariums with fish, crustaceans and shellfish from the North Sea. The
A former Belgian training ship of the Belgian Merchant Navy , which transported the remains of Father Damiaan. A Schooner which kept her authentic interior and which has been restored as a nautical museum.
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