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Horta Museum (Musee Horta)

25, rue Americaine | St-Gilles, Brussels 1060, Belgium
02 543 0490
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As featured in 3 days in Brussels and 1 other guide
Ranked #12 of 216 Attractions in Brussels
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Specialty Museums
Fee: Yes
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Traveler Description: Horta Museum   A fantastic museum, well worth finding. Victor Horta is one of the founders of Art Nouveau. The museum is actually the house that... more »
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Voorschoten, The Netherlands
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49 reviews 49 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014 NEW

Every single detail in this wonderful house was stunning. Only the gardens were neglected but it looked as if they were taking care of that when we visited. We loved it - well worth the wait out on the street.

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014 NEW

When visiting French / Belgium museums, I always bring a very small bag (15 by 10 by 5 cm), because I know that some are not happy if you carry large bags around. Museum staff have always been happy to allow me to carry this bag. Here, the receptionist said that I had to leave my bag in reception. My... More

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Netherlands
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014 NEW

I love the Horta museum but I can't understand why they won't let you take pictures?! You pay enough to get in, so they should grant you that!

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Leeds Uk
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56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

This place is really worth a visit if you like art nouveau, a little out of town but 1 bus and a tram and we were there. I've never seen a more beautiful are nouveau house, all I can say is just go.

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

This is the home of architect Victor Horta, the father of Art Nouveau. This World Heritage Site has been open to the public since 1969 and contains a collection of furniture and décor. This is a relatively small building - it was built as a home, not a museum - so be prepared to queue. Also, the opening hours are... More

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Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

This house/museum was full of surprises. The spacious home had so many details and fresh ideas, it boggled the mind. Men will enjoy a particular bedroom convenience. Leave about an hour and don't mind the crowds, How may people could tour your house at once? Only open in the afternoon. Check hours at their website.

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

A must-see! If you like Art Nouveau! Horta buildings are to be seen all over Brussels and this is the house he and his family lived in. Don't miss it!

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Hudson, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

If you have any interest in architecture, design, or art deco, be sure to visit the Horta Museum. It is, quite simply, a very cool house stuffed with fascinating furniture and objects. Once there, you can visit a number of other art deco facades in the neighborhood.

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Brussels, Belgium
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

Very interesting visit of the house and the atelier of Victor Horta. The rooms are fabulous with lovely fourniture.You have explinations on the walls of the several rooms.

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Norwich, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

Went into this museum on a Saturday afternoon, it looks good and the ideas inside the house are brilliant for the time it was built and even now,the colours and the curves are impressive. However we paid €8 per adult and I think €2 for our little girl and we saw everything in less than 15 minutes. There is no... More

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