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Address: Rue de la Violette 6, Brussels, Belgium
Phone Number: 02/512-77-09

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It is what they are famous for..go see it. The real thing!

I found this small museum to be very interesting. Belgium has been famous throughout history for their fine needlework and bobbin lacework. I think a tourist would be remiss if... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 29, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 NEW

I found this small museum to be very interesting. Belgium has been famous throughout history for their fine needlework and bobbin lacework. I think a tourist would be remiss if they didn't at least stop for a little while to see some of this legendary artwork. The intricate patterns and delicate needlework is mind blowing when you consider is was... More 

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Montreal, Quebec, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

The Museum if located in the very tourist area. I had chance to see it though I had only 3 hours in Brussels. It is a fantastic place where you can see a lot of famous Brussels laces mentioned in a lot of famous novels. They also present cloths - I was lucky to catch an exhibition of cloths of... More 

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Minden, NV
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2015

Since I really enjoy making costumes, this little museum was of particular interest. Current exhibit reflects women's fashion from 1850 to 1890. Would have enjoyed more information (exhibits) regarding the structural undergarments needed. Zero information regarding men's fashion. 30 minutes is more than enough time to see it all

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

A delightful museum (and pleasantly located away from the crowded centre), excellent displays, educational and interesting.

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Notts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

Lovely Museum with beautiful clothes and lace . Exhibits well displayed with a lot of information in a variety of languages.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

Really elegant and glamourous! Girls would always love this place! Amazingly they display lace out of my expectations. I did not know that laces have different periods of styles.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

This is a very small costume museum displaying fashion and lace. It's a nice quick detour, but not really worth the price since it only took about 20 minutes to complete.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

Don't miss this one if you love fashion, textiles or handcrafts. Very small with lots to see. The 30's exhibit has spectacularly beautiful fashions that are so well preserved they appear brand new. Dresses, evening clothes, lingerie, bathing suits, children's clothes-it is all here, and beautifully displayed. There are a lot of lace samples in a cabinet with drawers, lots... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

On the day of my visit it was raining. I mention this because there is a) no cloakroom, and b) snooty staff who were highly dismissive of my bedraggled state. (I left my coat and hat in the umbrella rack). I paid my fee and was given a guide in English, which had to be returned at the end of... More 

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Sittingbourne, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

This is a very specialised museum which you can tell from the name. It isn't really my thing but my travelling companion wanted to go so I agreed. The clothing collection was actually quite interesting with a selection of dresses from different decades since the 1900's I think. These were sectioned into types of dresses from party wear to mourning... More 

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Address: Address: Rue de la Violette 6, Brussels, Belgium
Phone Number: 02/512-77-09
Location: Europe  >  Belgium  >  Brussels

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