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Rockox House

Keizerstraat 12, Antwerp 2000, Belgium
+32 3 201 92 50
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A great little hidden museum.

This was a pleasant surprize for me and my friends. The building was bought by a bank years ago... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Eldorado850
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Boston
Unbelievable

Who knew? Such an interesting place. Very, very friendly staff. Adapted to current technology with... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Grahamarb
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Cleveland, OH
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good29%
  • Average3%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
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“small museum” (9 reviews)
“royal museum” (6 reviews)
“van dyck” (6 reviews)
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Keizerstraat 12, Antwerp 2000, Belgium
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+32 3 201 92 50
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was a pleasant surprize for me and my friends. The building was bought by a bank years ago and they funded the museum. They provide a tablet to point towards the pieces to reveal descriptive text about the work. We found that talking to...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Who knew? Such an interesting place. Very, very friendly staff. Adapted to current technology with musical scores displaying note-by-note as the period music is playing. Really wonderful. Do not miss this.

Thank Grahamarb
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Reviewed April 12, 2018

Fascinating exhibits and loads of information about them. It's a shame that every museum in Antwerp seems to close on Mondays, Maybe they should have a rota?

Thank Jewe48
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KBC-Rockox, Eigenaar at Rockox House, responded to this reviewResponded April 16, 2018

Thank you for the nice compliment and for taking the time to share your experience with others. We are pleased about that. Hopefully until next time!

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Reviewed March 23, 2018

The Sneyder house which is situated next to the Rockox house got incorporated in the museum. It's a wonderful museum showing the wealth of 17th century Antwerp, with an impressive collection of art. They now have iPads which explain each piece of art in detail....More

2  Thank PatrickMerlevede
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Reviewed March 18, 2018

It has just reopened with a wonderful collection of exhibits, some from the closed main museum in Antwerp. They have the best audio visual I have ever encountered , iPads you point at the paintings/exhibits and all is revealed. Brilliant and thank you KBC

1  Thank John N
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Reviewed March 17, 2018

After visiting the Rockox-Sneyder house I can tell you this is a wonderfull place in the middle of Antwerp. This place makes me proud to be a Belgian. It shows a great collection of painting from masters like Rubens, Van Dyck,... Not only the artwork...More

1  Thank oelethoelen
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Reviewed March 6, 2018 via mobile

It is a small museum in size but wonderfull. It is the old house of the mayor and friend to Rubens. They recently renovated and did a very good job. The Tour with the ipad is a little masterpiece, you get alot of info and...More

1  Thank Kelly V
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Reviewed February 26, 2018 via mobile

Just reopened and well worth a visit. The art works show an interesting collection and the house is fantastic. There a disconnect between the two and the focus is on the art but a little more detail on the house would have made the visit...More

2  Thank TommyG100
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Reviewed August 25, 2017

The Rockox house has an amazing collection. Which museum can say the have a Rubens, a Van Dyck, a Jordaens and so many other great art paintings?

Thank Tom H
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Reviewed June 30, 2017

I really like going to the Rockox House, I've been there at least 3 times for my studies (art historian). The rooms are kept very well and are filled to the brim with interesting pieces of art from Medieval times to the famous Antwerp Baroque...More

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