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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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Interesting even for art novices

As an art novice who normally feels confused and bored at art museums, I was pleasantly surprised that I liked Rubenshuis as much as I did! It is a beautiful building with its... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 25, 2015
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

A mildly interesting gallery, with not many of Rubens' works but some nice furniture. The formal gardens are good, in fact the outside is just as interesting as the inside.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015 NEW

As an art novice who normally feels confused and bored at art museums, I was pleasantly surprised that I liked Rubenshuis as much as I did! It is a beautiful building with its history very well preserved, and it has an excellent collection of Flemish Renaissance art with useful (albeit well-thumbed and grubby) guide books that each visitor carries to... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015 NEW

This is wonderful small museum fairly near the other main sites in Antwerp. It was not crowded when we visited. I learned a lot about Rubens and his times and there are several nice works. Recommended.

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Stanwick, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015 NEW via mobile

When the garden is revamped it will be totally stunning. Inside is fascinating history but Rubens additions the portico & Temple desperately need TLC

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

It is with a visit although only if you have time. There are better attractions and sights in Antwerp and unless you are staying for a couple of days this may not make the list, at least for a full inside your. Certainly go see the building regardless as it is a masterpiece.

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Brussels, Belgium
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

A unique location where the artist lived and worked. The house is stuffed with furniture and beautiful paintings and gives a good idea how Rubens enjoyed his wealthy status at the top of his career. Occasionally there are also temporary exhibitions complementing the permanent collection.

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Stuart, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

Enter the house of one of the greatest Flemish Masters. The home of Peter Rubens offers a great insight into the development and lifestyle of a Renaissance Artist. The museum lets you step back to a time when things were not as simple as you might have thought. The innovative brilliance of the time is evident as you wander from... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

An outstanding art collection in what remains of a house designed by Rubens.This would be worth a visit for the art alone but the house and courtyard are also fascinating.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

The only downside to the Rubens house is that it is a real house, and when lots of visitors congregate around stairs or small rooms, it feels a bit awkward. The upside is that you get to see amazing art work of this legendary painter at his former residence with some furniture and accessories that add certain context. The garden... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

It was interesting to see the place where Rubens lived and worked. However, his studio was roped off and we weren't allowed to see any of the artwork there. Isn't that at least half of the reason why you go? Annoying. Not worth the money.

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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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