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Rene Magritte House Museum

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Address: Rue Esseghem 135 | Avenue Woeste, Jette, Brussels 1090, Belgium
Phone Number: 32 (02) 428-2626
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Nice museum even if I did miss some of his best works. Besides that it is well organised and managed you can really learn about his life and his work.

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 18, 2016
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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This museum is in the building that was once home to Rene Magritte and his wife for over 20 years. You have to ring the door bell to be admitted, and it's like stepping back in time. The ground floor is laid out much as it would have been when Rene (and his wife) lived there. Upstairs you pay your... More 

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Moscow, Russia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Magritte Museum impressed us a lot, it was like a daydream journey in time. I liked the logistics – first the visitors enter the big elevator, and lifted up to the third floor, where the exposition begins. So eventually, for seeing the next halls all have to go down. Very clever idea. Halls are all darkened, designed like empty rooms... More 

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Brussels, Belgium
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 572 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Wonderful house museum dedicated to the undisputed father of Belgian surrealism. It needs careful examination given the intricacy of some of his works, which require a thorough analysis. A must for fans of the genre. @gargio76

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A truly must see in Brussels if you are interested in painting, surrealism and Magritte work. There's much more to discover than just paintings and its worthy of every minute.

Thank Tânia V
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2016

Nice museum even if I did miss some of his best works. Besides that it is well organised and managed you can really learn about his life and his work.

Thank Javier V
Kingdom of Georgia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2016

The must see place in Brussels, there's a very good collection of Magritte's works not only paintings, the structure of the museum is also interesting and surrealistic.

Thank Nikoloz A
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2016

I visited around 10.30 since the museum opened at 10 am. So many kindergarten students visiting, but they were very organised and sat in small circles. Really interesting to see young learners discussed arts and shared their perception.

Thank Rima P
New York City, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2016 via mobile

Really strange paintings that really hold your interest. Worth an hour of your time to explore. A good rainy day activity in Brussels.

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Haifa, Israel
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2016

The museum holds a vast and wonderful collection of Magritte's works, including less known and interesting advertising works. The black painted interior is atmospheric and perfectly highlights the light and shade games Magritte liked to play. The museum shop is wonderful in off itself. Highly recommended, not just for rainy days.

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Bucharest, Romania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2016

Nice experience on a couples of museum levels,in his honour the belges has given his name to the begium movie festival.

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