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“fabulous”
Review of Museum Vleeshuis

Museum Vleeshuis
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Private Tour: Antwerp Trip from Brussels
Ranked #47 of 154 things to do in Antwerp
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Birmingham UK
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119 reviews
51 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
“fabulous”
Reviewed August 28, 2012

The highlight of our trip to this city. Looks stunning from the outside & houses a fascinating collection of instruments through the ages. We were given a free audioguide with our tickets; it has text about the exhibits & you can listen or enjoy video as you tour the displays. We had well over 2 1/2 hours here & I'd recommend it to all lovers of historical music. There's also a wonderful display of bells and how they're made.

Visited August 2012
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  • Danish first
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Antwerpen, Antwerpen, Belgium
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5 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Ok”
Reviewed May 27, 2012

The museum was ok, but I think there are a lot better museums (like MAS and MOMU) in Antwerp. So if you come for a short visit this is certainly not a must.

Visited May 2012
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Antwerp, Belgium
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53 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
“medieval stuff - torture, music, harnasses, etc”
Reviewed March 14, 2012

Very special museum on various medieval artefacts, typical for the flemish history. worthwhile, certainly with kids

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Antwerp
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153 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
“a different museum”
Reviewed March 8, 2012

another Antwerp gem, here also do try to visit it and combine it with attending a concert

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Cheltenham, United Kingdom
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30 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
“Well maintained and interesting museum showcasing history of music in Flanders.”
Reviewed January 15, 2012

Compact exhibition of all things musical pertaining to Flanders, displayed over two floors.
Disappointingly, the 'audio guide' didn't have that much audio content - at least the English language version didn't! However, the English language visual explanations were very adequate.
You won't need much more than an hour here, but still a worthwhile diversion.
Visit if you're exploring the 'old town'.

Visited January 2012
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