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Musee David et Alice van Buuren

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Address: Avenue Leo Errera 41, Brussels 1180, Belgium
Phone Number: 32 (02) 343-4851
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The Van Buuren house is my absolute top place to visit in Brussels. Decorated with impeccable taste, it is preserved just as when Alice Van Buuren left it. The furniture... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 24, 2015
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Lilongwe, Malawi
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Lilongwe, Malawi
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12 reviews 12 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015

The Van Buuren house is my absolute top place to visit in Brussels. Decorated with impeccable taste, it is preserved just as when Alice Van Buuren left it. The furniture, colours and art all create a wonderful and gentle atmosphere. It is a true Art Deco gem. Both times I have visited there have been very few other visitors, so... More 

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015

We spend a lovely day at this perfectly preserved Art Deco jewel. What an amazing museum and tribute to one family's amazing story. We took a taxi for a quick trip from central Brussels, and boy did it not disappoint. If you are a fan of Art Deco or a history buff, you need to see this house. Not only... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015

If you like Art Deco architecture and design this is a must. The garden was not at its best as we visited so early in the year however you see the beauty of the layout and the maze is fun. The house is delightful; a real feast for the eyes. Not all the rooms are open but what you can... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

Not easy to visit as it is open in an erratic way (only in afternoon, but it is better to call them before) , even many brussels expat doesn't know it but it is really worth to visit it particularly if the sun shine. Not easy to locate as it isn't in the city center, the best is to take... More 

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Montclair, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

10 minutes by taxi or tram go see this wonderful small collection, Art Deco house, beautiful gardens. Open in the afternoon for a few hours.

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Brussels, Belgium
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Interesting for lovers of art deco houses. In a leafy sburb this little museum was once the home of the van Buuren family. The furnishings are all original to the house and illustrate the domestic stlye of the period.

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Bruxelles, Belgique
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015

If you like history , charming houses, beautiful gardens and poetry, gonwithout delay visitbthis most charming place a bit innthe fancy suburb of Brussels: its really worth it: for me the best place to visit in Brussels with the Stoclet palace but unfortunately this last one can only be admired from outside...

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Valencia, Spain
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015

Unlike some great homes and palaces, you can actually picture yourself living in this beautiful art deco gem. The house is beautifully designed, and the gardens are worth a visit themselves. I wouldn't call the artwork masterpieces, but it all fits in with the surroundings. And the museum is opened on Monday, when everything else is closed.

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Helsingoer, Denmark
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

The house of Van Buuren is definitely worth a visit. The interiors are spectcaular and the garden are wonderful. We were there in bad weather Christmas day - and even under those circumstances walking outside was a great experience.

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Blankenberge, Belgium
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014 via mobile

This is one of Brussels hidden museumgems ! This was the house of a Dutch banker and his wife, and they adored art.. You can submerge yourself of being a millionaire in the mid 20th century, by strolling through their house. Everything was custom made , and most of the paintings hanging are from painters who where regulars there. The... More 

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