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Address: Dijver 16, Bruges 8000, Belgium
Phone Number: +32 50 44 87 11
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9:30 am - 5:00 am
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Tue - Sun 9:30 am - 5:00 am
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours

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enjoyed the building

I enjoyed seeing the inside of the building, especially on the 1st floor. The entrance fee was part of the Groeninge Museum fee. The art on exhibit was not really to my taste... read more

3 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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Reston
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I enjoyed seeing the inside of the building, especially on the 1st floor. The entrance fee was part of the Groeninge Museum fee. The art on exhibit was not really to my taste. I do not know how often the exhibits change. I would expect to spend between 30 to 60 minutes here.

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Doncaster, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 13, 2016

My wife spent a couple of days in Bruges (Brugge). We had purchased a multi-entry ticket, which for Euro 20 per person (regrettably no discount for seniors), turned out to be good value for money and covered a dozen museums and places of interest, including the Arentshuis art museum. It is a beautiful 18th Century building, with the ground floor... More 

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Bracknell, England
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 20, 2016

This is a very small gallery and most of the picture being exhibited when we were here were lines. Great if you are into modern art, but a bit boring if you're not.

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Burnaby, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 3, 2016

I have always loved posters. They generally exaggerate life to sell, or advertise, something Here we viewed around 1700 Steinmetzkabinet posters of them from a collection of Groeninge (a temporary exhibit). Also, there is works by graphic artist and painter Frank Brangwyn as well as pieces by many other artists I think that this may be the best art museum... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 6, 2016 via mobile

This museum is covered by the Bruges museum pass. It is very close to the Groeningemuseum so you can do the two museums at the same time The first floor contains sketches from the same collector as at the Groeningemuseum The second floor contains the Frank Brangwyn which my friend really liked. There were sketches, paintings, and furniture included in... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 29, 2016 via mobile

Just two small floors here - the 1st floor houses a lot of Frank Brangwyn's work, the ground floor is given over to a temporary exhibit of prints acquired from a local collector. I enjoyed both. Only took me about half an hour, an enthusiast might take longer of course!

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Hong Kong, China
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 9, 2016

Arentshuis (€4 per entry) is an 18th century townhouse near Gruuthusemuseum and Groeningemuseum, which is used to house a large collection of works by Frank Brangwyn, an English painter born in Bruges. Opening hours are 9.30am to 5pm daily. Here you will find two floors of artworks. The second floor is made up of the Brangwyn collection, which includes pieces... More 

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Feering, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 21, 2016

We visited when we were in Bruges and so glad we did. It The ground floor was a wonderful collection of old prints, but the first floor was dedicated to an British artist called Frank Brangwyn, who was born in Bruges. A contemporary and friend of William Morris, he was not only a brilliant artist, but also designed furniture, ceramics,... More 

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Thank Maureen B
Ireland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 7, 2016

the work of Frank Brangwyn was not known to us but what an extraordinary artist. the drawings are wonderful and a great discovery - really added to the experience of bruges - if not exactly in keeping with the historic environment

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Paris, France
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 18, 2016

This museum always has interesting collections going on. The building itself is quite dull and could use some renovations. The staircase up however is quite impressive!

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