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Address: Rue de la Violette 6, Brussels, Belgium
Phone Number: 02/512-77-09
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Pleasant way to spend an hour

A small museum that will not take you more than an hour to tour. We were there during the crinoline special exhibit. There were a few interactive things geared towards children... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 9, 2015
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West Lawn, Pennsylvania

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

Current exhibition is on crinolines-some really good items on display. The little booklet given to you at the entrance desk was so informative and detailed, it really added to the experience. Stunning lace skirt on the top floor!

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West Lawn, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

A small museum that will not take you more than an hour to tour. We were there during the crinoline special exhibit. There were a few interactive things geared towards children. Otherwise the guide describing the exhibit was a bit "dry" But there were some extraordinary samples of lace and costumes. The location is just off the Grand Place.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

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

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