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Musee David et Alice van Buuren

Avenue Leo Errera 41, Brussels 1180, Belgium
32 (02) 343-4851
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Ranked #5 of 212 attractions in Brussels
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Art Museums, Specialty Museums
Traveler Description: Musee David et Alice van Buuren   It's located a bit out of the city centre but really worth it. The museum is an Art Deco styled house that once... more »
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Romsey, United Kingdom
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17 reviews 17 reviews
3 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014 NEW

Early C20 house furnished in art deco style and with a large garden which is a superb suburban oasis and which passes the key tests: I would love to live in it, and I went away inspired to make some changes to my own house and garden based on what I had seen.

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

What a find! Just get a tram to Churchill which is at the end of one of the lines. A five minute walk from there. Open on a Sunday. If you like Art Deco, this is the place. You have most of the house to wander around in your own time. Although I would have loved to have seen every... More

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Bruxe.les
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

If you are an Art Deco fan, welcome home! It's absolutely magnificent. You are traveling in time when Queen Elisabeth of Belgium would come to see her friends the Van Bururen and listen to the laureates of the international music contest that she created. Every single detail is orgasmic.

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68 reviews 68 reviews
50 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

This is a very cool house and the gardens are very well-maintained, but neither are that big and it's slightly expensive. If you can go to the Museum of Fine Arts for € 8, I don't think this place should be € 10 (in 2014). But, the house is very deco and the gardens have a maze. If you arrive... More

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Cornwall, Canada
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2014

Stunning Art Deco home, for us one of the highlights of our trip. Tip.. Take tram no. 3 from centre to 'Churchill' it's only 200mtrs from there

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Paris, France
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157 reviews 157 reviews
56 attraction reviews
88 helpful votes 88 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2014

The house is by no means a mansion, but it is a Art Deco gem in an upscale neighborhood which we enjoyed touring. The gardens are lovely as well. Very peaceful. Take the 3 line to Churchill and look for the sign/banners pointing down the side street. The ride takes about 15 minutes from the city center.

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Brussels, Belgium
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53 reviews 53 reviews
11 attraction reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2014

A great museum for art deco lovers - the house and its contents are in the art deco style exactly as the owners lived in it. The gardens are lovely, and there is even a maze to stroll through which is always a hit with little ones. Recently there has been some renovation work in the garden but it has... More

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Bruxelles, Belgique
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33 reviews 33 reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2014

It is a must to see place in Brussels if u like art deco and the amazing belgian paintings van Gustave van de Woestijne... Wonderful garden nice house and fabulous collection of art

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wiltshire
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47 reviews 47 reviews
9 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2014

If you like Art Deco then you will not regret your trip here. When we visited on a Saturday in February we had the place almost to ourselves. The gardens are being refurbished but even in February there is something for the garden lover to admire. Despite the fact that it is off the usual tourist map it is very... More

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San Rafael, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2014

a great pleasure to discover this house and its garden from the middle of Twentieth Century, with a fabulous series of paintings from dark-age and contemporary period. The garden presents artists as guests. thanks to "Chez Dominique" to have advised me to visit this fabulous place -take the tram 92 and 5 minutes walk-

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