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Rubens House (Rubenshuis)

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Address: Wapper 9-11, Antwerp 2000, Belgium
Phone Number: 32 (0)3-201 15 55
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Step into history and live as one of the greatest artist

It's a beautiful house with many beautiful paintings, by Rubens as well as other artists. The audio tour also told fun stories about Rubens. The house itself is an interesting... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 4, 2015
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San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015 NEW

It's a beautiful house with many beautiful paintings, by Rubens as well as other artists. The audio tour also told fun stories about Rubens. The house itself is an interesting landmark, and the garden is quite quaint. One of my favorite!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

Arrive early to get a good time to enter the buildings. There are good explanations to many of the paintings but you can rent an audio guide for detailed explanations in your language of choice. No photographs allowed in the main exhibits but allowed in the gardens. This is a wonderful way to learn more about this master and see... More 

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Lommel, Belgium
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

If you want to learn more about how Rubens and his family lived, visiting this museum is highly recommended. If you want to see Rubens' best paintings, don't go here. Try to go as early as possible and book online. Baggage needs to be put in a locker. Audio guide and booklet available providing interesting information as you walk through... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

Today being mid 30s we thought a couple of museums would be the go. What an error we made when getting inside Rubenshuis we found it to be rather stifling with lots of people. Having said that we persevered and enjoyed learning more of the background of the man and seeing some wonderful art. The outside garden is beautiful with... More 

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Amsterdam
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

Can become a little bit hot and crowded. Also included in the ticket was a free visit to the museum Mayer. This was very nice and also authentic. Surprisingly not many visitors at the time.

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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

If you want to see a fancy flemish old house, it worth the trip. If you want to see Rubens paintings, go to Louvre or National Gallery in London. Not too much to see for ten euros.

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Sao Paulo, SP
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

A very pleasant atraction in Antwerp. A house full of history and art. Take your time, have no rush. Enjoy each room at a time. At the end seat at the garden and enjoy the beautiful architecture. After finish, seat and have a beer at the bar beside the museum.

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Tirana, Albania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

Reuben's had the good grace to spend most of his career in one location. This means tourists can see his works, his collection and his home life all in one place.

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Mechelen
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

It was a long time ago but, at the occasion of the exhibition 'Rubens Privé' we visited again this magnificent town palace which belonged to the most famous painter in our history. Many books have been written analysing and admiring the marvellous works of this great baroque master. And another thing became clear looking at his self portraits: he also... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

This is an amazing look into the life of a Master Creative Mind. His life and home are laid out before you to see and realize. The past seems to flow from the walls and fill you with images of Rubens life. To be honest I was there a couple of years earlier than the date listed. But I doubt... More 

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Additional Information about Rubens House (Rubenshuis)

Address: Wapper 9-11, Antwerp 2000, Belgium
Phone Number: 32 (0)3-201 15 55
Location: Europe  >  Belgium  >  Flanders  >  Antwerp Province  >  Antwerp
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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