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Rubens House (Rubenshuis)

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Address: Wapper 9-11, Antwerp 2000, Belgium
Phone Number: 32 (0)3-201 15 55
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If you come to Antwerp you must visit this museum. It's magnificent with all of the beautiful paintings. It's breathtaking.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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Antwerp, Belgium
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Antwerp, Belgium
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

If you come to Antwerp you must visit this museum. It's magnificent with all of the beautiful paintings. It's breathtaking.

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Hemel Hempstead, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Rubens House (as the name suggests) is the house of the famous artist Rubens. However, this is not simply a view of Rubens' artwork inside. Visitors can tour the house at leisure and are also provided with audio guides (for an extra charge). Nevertheless, the breadth and character of Rubens' artwork situated within the gorgeous house illustrates how Rubens' love... More 

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Antwerp Province, Belgium
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It is a must to visit the Rubenshuis while your stay in Antwerp. The house of Rubens is well conserved and when you enter you feel like you need to be quiet and just enjoy all the beautiful paintings of him and also of Anthony van Dijck. Even our boy of 8 did like the visit. Since it isn't a... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have been to Rembrant's House in Amsterdam and certainly knew Ruben's was more affluent, but had no idea to this extent. Most definitely worth the time if you are an art aficionado. Really enjoyed the trip there.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If you're visiting old Antwerp, I'd definitely recommend this as a "must see" item. The house is very interesting with plenty of original paintings. The real treat, however are the patios overlooking the garden. Rubens took much of his inspiration from classical Italian sculpture and architecture. It was only 10 Euro for Rubens house and a 2nd house.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The building where Rubens lived is really beautiful and well preserved. We enjoyed the tour, which is short enough that the kids could share the experience. They have paintings from Rubens and other painters from the same era. If you're in antwerp, I would highly recommend adding this to your visit.

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Wilmslow, England
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Obviously one of the most well known painters of the European movement and a visit to the hose was lovely - gives you a sense of the wealth and status of the man at the time

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is the house where to painter Rubens lived and worked. The is a nice collection of his paintings.

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Ghent, Belgium
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The house itself is already quite impressive, certainly the façade on the courtyard. The museum houses part of the art collection that Rubens had, he was an art dealer as well as a painter and diplomat. It also houses some of the paintings that good friends of him had, which is nicely displayed by a canvas showing his friend with... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 21, 2016

Ruben's house is a wonderful place mixing history, architecture and, of course, art. The paintings are stunning and the garden is lovely. Something that upset me, though, were the guards; wait, so, I'm not supposed to go back if I missed something? That was odd or maybe I haven't been to enough museums before, but that was weird. All things... More 

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