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Royal Museums of Fine Arts of Belgium (Musees Royaux des Beaux Arts)

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Address: Place Royale 3, Brussels 1000, Belgium
Phone Number: 32 2 508 32 11
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Description: Considered one of Brussels' greatest museums, it houses an extensive...
Considered one of Brussels' greatest museums, it houses an extensive collection of works from the Flemish School, featuring a number of masterpieces by Peter Bruegel.
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Magritte wing is worth the trip

The part of the museum focused on René Magritte is wonderful and the rest of the museum is a fine national gallery. Surrealist art lovers should definitely stop by.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 1, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

The part of the museum focused on René Magritte is wonderful and the rest of the museum is a fine national gallery. Surrealist art lovers should definitely stop by.

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Toulouse, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Wonderful museum with a great Art nouveau department as well as some Magritte paintings to highlight one of its many riches.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Definetly a must see. The collection is very good and very hectic. You can spend a few very interesting hours here.

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Canterbury, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Great paintings, sculptures and works of art with other exhibitions on as well. An enjoyable time spent looking at art in a wonderful building

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 NEW

Small, and under construction. Lots of the work was put away due to asbestos removal. what we say was nice

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

Actually more like 6 separate smaller museums housed in the same buildings, but excellent maps and layouts make it very easy to find the period or theme. The museums are €8 each or a combined ticket to all €13 which seems a no brainer unless you're really short of time. I was there for over three hours plus coffee stop.... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

Nice museum, well laid out. A little disappointing that 8 euro only gets you to one of the 3 different "museums" inside but given the size of each collection, you would not be able to get to it all anyway in a single day unless you ran through it and then what's the point.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

This is impressive gallery, especially the Flemish masters gallery. However the Fin de Siècle gallery was disappointing. Given it covered 1860s to 1915 (or so) I was expecting far more on the development of the impressionist movement and the exciting developments in the early 20th century.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

A fine art museum with a Chagall exhibit that cost extra. The first Wednesday of the month is free. Magritte and Old Masters better for adults than kids.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015

A very decent collection of flemish beaux arts. Plus some modern pieces of art. I am personally not a big fan of modern art installations but those who like it won't be bored by only a classic collection :-)

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Address: Address: Place Royale 3, Brussels 1000, Belgium
Phone Number: 32 2 508 32 11
Location: Europe  >  Belgium  >  Brussels

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