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Address: Rue de la Violette 6, Brussels 1000, Belgium
Phone Number: +32 2 512 77 09
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Highlightof our 2 days

This little Museum was delightful! It had tons of handmade lace to view and a special exposition about weddings through the last few centuries, which was really interesting!

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed September 26, 2016
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Sacramento, CA
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 26, 2016

This little Museum was delightful! It had tons of handmade lace to view and a special exposition about weddings through the last few centuries, which was really interesting!

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Garner, North Carolina
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 19, 2016

My sister was enamored with the lace displays--she does bobbin lacing. I enjoyed the dresses from the 1830's thru the 1890s. However, the clothing exhibits change regularly. Check their website to find out what is being shown besides the lace.

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Thank NCdianab
Davisburg, Michigan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 28, 2016 via mobile

We enjoyed the lace museum's detailed video of the history of lace, as well as exquisite historic pieces portraying the types of lace. No wonder it was a sign of wealth. Venice lace is needle and thread and there are still a handful of ladies who sit in the museum to show you what they're doing (but if you don't... More 

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orlando fl
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 6, 2016

A small cozy museum. On the top floor ias the lace museum with explanations and examples of all sorts of lace. The lower floors had a temporary exhibition about crinolines the was interesting and well presented. It is just behind the Grand Place.

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Wisconsin
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 3, 2016

I love fashion and history and I this was a great place to get a combination of the two. It was definitely worth the visit - it's hidden off a side street near the Grand Place so it's a little difficult to find but definitely something unique that you won't see in many other cities. They even have a place... More 

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Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 8, 2016

If you're at all interested in fashion and lace, this is a nice quick stop for you. The museum is well priced, layed out nicely, and full of beautiful pieces.

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Teramo, Italy
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 17, 2015 via mobile

Entrance was only 4 euros. You get to see old dresses and huge skirts. There is a place for you to try it even! You can have fun yaking photos. It has a painting area for kids. Great for family and friends. Toilets are clean.

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Kirke Saaby, Denmark
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 11, 2015 via mobile

A small museum that tells the history of clothing. Takes less than one hour to see everything. A lot of reading to learn about the dresses. Ok for the price of 4 EUR.

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Dublin, Ireland
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 6, 2015 via mobile

We stopped in for a quick visit as admission was included on our Brussels card. The museum is interesting but quite small and it didnt take us too long to see it all and move on to our next activity.

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Baton Rouge, Louisiana, United States
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 21, 2015

I love textiles and I love lace so this was the perfect place for me. I thought it was well done and informative. They dated the clothing so you could see how the styles progressed and there was a book (in English too) that gave you information about the items of clothing exhibited. If you love textiles you should onot... More 

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