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Musee Constantin Meunier

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An unknown museum, and it's a shame ! You have to go there to see master pieces of a great sculptor... read more

Reviewed September 18, 2018
Serge J
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Ixelles, Belgium
A nice museum to visit

The museum is free and there are WC’s available inside. Photos can be taken inside. During our... read more

Reviewed September 23, 2017
tripsandfood55
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London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed September 18, 2018

An unknown museum, and it's a shame ! You have to go there to see master pieces of a great sculptor who magnified the wold of workers in the 19th century : Constantin Meunier. From easy ti find out, from Central Station take the Bus...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 23, 2017

The museum is free and there are WC’s available inside. Photos can be taken inside. During our visit, there was one other couple visiting the museum taliking to the man on the door / staff. He appeared to have a fountain of knowledge about this...More

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed December 29, 2016

The home of this unjustly little-known out side of Belgium artist. Excellent sculptor who combined a Romantic, heroic view of the figure with Social Realism and the struggle of the working class. The Museum guard is fantastic: charming, knowledgable, funny and super helpful. Highly recommended...More

Date of experience: December 2016
Thank Jose V
Reviewed June 8, 2016 via mobile

An absolutely wonderful museum with Constanin Meunier's drawings paintings and sculpture. A relatively unknown name, his work is reminiscent of Rodin, and the social realists of the turn of the century. A must see. Very quiet (normally) and a good place to wander and take...More

Date of experience: June 2016
1  Thank NomiS167
Reviewed September 22, 2015

I arrived at the museum at 11am and left at 5pm. I think that says everything! The museum itself houses some fine pieces of the artist's work, but the highlight of my trip was the amazing attendant, who offered me interesting insight into the life...More

Date of experience: August 2015
2  Thank R Y
Reviewed August 4, 2015

Excellent presentation about Belgian history, Belgian culture and of course the life and work of Constantin Meunier. I was checking out this museum, which looked very good, but the best moment of my visit was the 3 h conversation with the museum guardian who was...More

Date of experience: August 2015
1  Thank Ada E
Reviewed September 9, 2014

The museum is housed in the home and studio of Constantin Meunier, where he lived the last 5 years of his life. It contains a small but fine collection of his work. The studio has a few large sculptures of laborers for which Meunier is...More

Date of experience: July 2014
4  Thank Globetrotter045
Reviewed May 17, 2014

Meurnier's work influenced many of the later social realists although as the amazingly helpful guide points out, without the same political agenda. This collection of his work in his house and studio is tucked away near the bois de Cambre and only open on weekdays,...More

Date of experience: May 2014
1  Thank KashaH
Reviewed February 17, 2014

Anyone who has ever seen the idealised statuary of Communist or Fascist regimes will see a familiarity with the work of Constantin Meunier, a nineteenth century artist. On a family tree, Meunier stands first in line and looks out above all the lesser propagandists who...More

Date of experience: February 2014
4  Thank AlaricUk
Reviewed November 22, 2013

Meunier museum is too small to show the big collection of works of the Belgian artist famous for his monumental bronze sculptures, whose some are exhibited in the former Meunier's workshop, at the bottom of the museum. Figures of the heroic labour of the industrial...More

Date of experience: November 2013
4  Thank Foefke
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