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Musee des Beaux-Arts d'Ixelles

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Rue Jean Van Volsem 7, Ixelles, Brussels 1050, Belgium
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All reviews permanent collection rainy day worth a visit modern pieces on display nice museum magritte works paintings century brussels quality galleries buzz photos range books
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Reviewed 28 September 2018

This museum seems small at first glance until you start to visit the lower floors. It seems endless. We especially the Magritte part of the museum (part of a combined ticket to both museums). Worth a visit if you're into art.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Robert C
Reviewed 15 September 2018

Went in for a balcony view of the Flower Carpet and ended up enjoying most of the museum - especially the vintage poster collection that was on display. The building has gorgeous interiors and the view across the square is quite lovely too. Great spot...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank nowpacking
Reviewed 7 September 2018

This museum holds some of the world's great master works. It is a must if you enjoy art and sculpture. It is in an interesting part of Brussels where there are many antique shops, cafes, gardens, churches and other galleries.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Colin B
Reviewed 9 April 2018

If you like art then take a trip to visit this magnificent museum that covers all aspects of art. You will not be disappointed as it does offer a full range of all aspects of art from the various different styles and ideas.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank DJCass
Reviewed 14 February 2018

Very nice museum, amazing decoration and paintings. Very cosy and friendly environment. Good location.

Date of experience: April 2017
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Reviewed 5 February 2018

I enjoyed visiting this museum with an excellent sample of Brueghel paintings. Nice place to stay at a rainy day in Brussels.

Date of experience: February 2018
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Reviewed 13 January 2018

This museum is just a small community museum, but what a surprisingly interesting and large collection. Spilliaert, Panamarenko, Ensor, Minne, Wouters, Magritte and the list goes on and on. The retrospective of Robert Doisneau came as an unexpected bonus. Some good books in the shop.

Date of experience: January 2018
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Reviewed 5 January 2018

We were staying with friends nearby, and learned about the Doisneau show. It runs until February 4, 2018. It was a superb show, with about 150 of his photos, some famous, others not so much. There was a video presentation about Doisneau and his art,...More

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank Howard F
Reviewed 22 December 2017

Maybe I am spoiled by London museums and galleries being almost all free, but €8 seemed a lot for a small collection, of admittedly interesting and good quality 20th Century art and photography. Free cloak room but no cafe.

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank Stuey73
Reviewed 3 August 2017

This was a surprisingly large gallery with a range of very interesting art. The building is very unassuming from the outside, and somewhat out of the way, but it was well worth the journey.

Date of experience: July 2017
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30 December 2016|
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No, itsn't. It is in the Royal Museum of Fine Arts of Belgium.
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