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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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Interesting and quite well presented. Not to be missed while in Brussels. Tickets are very reasonable.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 25, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

Check out the old masters section - those are amazing. Bosch, Brueghel, Rubens. We spent about two hours in this section and ran out of time. We bought the combination ticket so we could see the Old Masters, Magritte, and Fin de Siecle. I would definitely suggest seeing all three, though the Fin de Siecle is probably the weakest one.

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Tel Aviv, Israel
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

The separation of the museums according to themes is very helpful and aids in planing the visit. The location is very central and accessible.

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Ancona, Italy
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015 NEW

Interesting and quite well presented. Not to be missed while in Brussels. Tickets are very reasonable.

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Hod Hasharon, Israel
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015 NEW

This wonderful collection of fine arts for trevelars,who realy interested tand love it. I was very imprest by this colection.

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Falls Church, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015 NEW

It was an unforgettable experience and delight to visit this museum that not only houses the Flemish masters but also an extensive collection of Fin de siecle and art nouveau: furniture, paintings, crystals, lamps.

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Bergen
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

The museum was divided into different sections and the part dedicated to the works of Margritte was very interesting. It is difficult to look at all the different sections in one day but the museum is really worth visiting.

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

This is a fairly small museum that only takes an hour or two to visit. There is a good collection of Flemish art that is displayed in a very nice setting.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

Goog for paintings but not for sculptures. Overall there are about 15 sculptures of which 5 big ones. So i was a little dissapointed.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

The Brueghel and Bosch paintings on display in the Old Masters section of the museum were stunning, and the part of the building dedicated to Magritte's work was fascinating. Absolutely a world-class collection, and I loved that it was a collection of different museums all in one place.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015

Went to Brussels especially to see the Chagall Exhibit and were not disappointed. We had previously ordered our tickets on the internet and just smiled as we walked by all the people waiting in line. Decided to spend the next day at the Magritte exhibit which was excellent. Ordered those tickets as well on the internet the night before our... More 

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

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