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Musee Curtius (Curtius Museum)

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Address: Liege, Belgium
Phone Number: 04-221-94-04
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Great museum

this is a great museum with a variety of displays. I particularly wanted to see the glass section and was not disappointed. The displays of glass were stunning. The staff were... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 2, 2015
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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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77 reviews 77 reviews
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53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2015 via mobile

this is a great museum with a variety of displays. I particularly wanted to see the glass section and was not disappointed. The displays of glass were stunning. The staff were most helpful and were prepared to show us where to go. For the price it was very, very good value. We had lunch in the café and that was... More 

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London, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

there was something for everyone here. it surprised me how much I liked the weaponry, and the glass section was stunning. the building itself is beautiful. there was a waterloo display when we went, which was impressive in a way but not our cup of tea. I would for sure visit again.

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Erskine, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015

This museum offers something for everyone. The collections are both diverse and extremely interesting telling the history of Belgium.

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MILANO
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2015

The Curtius Museum (Musée Curtius) is a museum of archaeology and decorative arts, located on the bank of the Meuse River in Liège, classified as a Major Heritage of Wallonia. Great museum with an excellent overview of Belgian history from prehistoric era to post WW2! Many diverse and well-put-together informative exhibits. Staff is very welcoming and helpful.

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Belgium
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51 reviews 51 reviews
26 attraction reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

The 17th century building only is totally worth a visit. It is beautiful. I have not visited the permanent collection for a while but I have been to a few of their temporary shows, that are always interesting and well displayed. Last time we were there, they had a painting workshop for kids, so they could experiment with "photographismes" or... More 

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Antwerp, Belgium
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

Beautiful buildings on a hill, by huge steps (no you don't need to walk up the steps :-)). Interior design of the bar/restaurant is very trendy and original.

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London
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

No plan but the visit takes you chronologically through Liege's history. That means that you start with prehistory and Graeco-Roman finds. Less about recent history except for Ysaye's (Violinist-composer) study and a couple of grand rooms. A collection of glass and an armoury in a separate wing. Some attractive courtyards so well worth a visit even if much of the... More 

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Brussels, Belgium
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

This museum shows an impressive collection of the history Liège and its surroundings. Starting at the early beginning (paleolithicum) over the Romans, middle ages (Noget, Lotharingen) to the Renaissance and beginning of this century. A lot of artefacts are put in exposition, preview at least 1 1/2h. Our children are 14 and 16 of age, which can be considered as... More 

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Brussels, Belgium
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2014

There is no clear answer to the question "what kind of museum is "Le musée Curtius"?". I have the opinion that it should be considered as a museum of decorative arts with a small section of archeology. When I revisited this museum, I felt that I was in mini belgian version of the Victorian & Albert museum of London. You... More 

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Romsey, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2013

We found this museum by chance. What a find! I am particularly interested in glass and they have an ama-zi-ng collection. Ranging from early Roman to Lalique and Daum and some beautiful modern stuff. They have other things like paintings and arms and militaria but the glass was the highlight for me.

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