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Musee des Beaux-Arts d'Ixelles

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Rue Jean Van Volsem 7, Ixelles, Brussels 1050, Belgium
+32 2 515 64 22
Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed December 31, 2015

It’s always a pleasure to visit the municipal museum of Ixelles (‘Musée communal des beaux-arts d'Ixelles’), a rather small museum outside of the centre and away from the trodden path. Unfortunately quite some Tripavisor reviews of this museum erroneously comment on the huge Royal Museums...More

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Reviewed August 24, 2016

We went a great length (literally) to find this museum, and sadly, even locals that walked around Ixelles didn't know where it was. Maybe we tried too hard, since as for an art museum it looks kinda small, zero tourists around. But if you have...More

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Reviewed September 28, 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.

Thank Robert C
Reviewed September 14, 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

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Reviewed September 6, 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.

Thank Colin B
Reviewed April 9, 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.

Thank DJCass
Reviewed February 13, 2018

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

1  Thank Alchemistis
Reviewed February 5, 2018

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

Thank sadder
Reviewed January 13, 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.

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Reviewed January 5, 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

Thank Howard F
Reviewed December 22, 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.

Thank Stuey73
Reviewed August 3, 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.

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Jose V
December 30, 2016|
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No, itsn't. It is in the Royal Museum of Fine Arts of Belgium.
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