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Royal Museums of Fine Arts of Belgium (Musees Royaux des Beaux Arts)

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Address: Place Royale 3, Brussels 1000, Belgium
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+32 2 508 32 11
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
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Considered one of Brussels' greatest museums, it houses an extensive...

Considered one of Brussels' greatest museums, it houses an extensive collection of works from the Flemish School, featuring a number of masterpieces by Peter Bruegel.

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A piece of world art history, stuppending and beautifull. It would take you days to really dive into it's beauty but even a short glimpse at it feel your heart. The Old masters is... read more

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

A piece of world art history, stuppending and beautifull. It would take you days to really dive into it's beauty but even a short glimpse at it feel your heart. The Old masters is a must see!!

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Netanya, Israel
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

next to Magritte we went to the special Rik vouters exhibition. but we had to buy special ticket since it is not part of the combo.

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Pittsburgh
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Visited museum with my nearly 8 year old and it just didn't do it for us. We opted for Old Masters and ended up going through it really fast . The audio guide was extremely boring.

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Thorold, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

I wanted to visit the museum for the Old Masters collection. There was a good selection but not as good as I expected. The wait to get in to go through the security check was really long and the inside of the museum was very cold. Plan to bring a sweater.

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Maribor, Slovenia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

You will need a whole day to explore huge palace. Entrance fee is quite high. Don't enter with big bag. They have similar control as each airport. No complaints against impressive paintings and sculptures. You will walk and walk to see main part of them. At the end you can find a souvenir shop near the ticket office. They close... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

It's easy and such a pleasure to spend the day going through these museums! There are so many outstanding pieces--leave yourself extra time to look at the Hieronymus Bosch pieces (there's an intense amount going on inside of them!). There's a bit of a queue to get in--but never mind--it's worth the wait. Even the restaurant inside is quite good... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The museum was beautifully designed with a lot of amazing exhibits. The museum was an enjoyable visit as there were there was a large number of paintings that I've never seen before. A bonus about the museum is that on the sides of the exhibits, there's seating if you need a break - which is helpful, as the museum is... More 

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Overijse, Belgium
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you like 'art' and want to discover the beautifull works of a lot of artists from now and long ago, this museum has to be visit. It's not free but you will not regret your trip.

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Ghent, Belgium
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Just close to the Central Station, a few minutes walk from the City centre this beautiful building hosts a permanent exhibition but also temporary shows. I was there for the Bury exhibition, artist and pioneer of 'moving art' and this was so wonderful and still amazing. Even mesmerizing after all these years, one of the best exhibitions in years...

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Brussels, Belgium
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Bozar has an impressive collection and also has interesting temporary exhibits worth checking out. A visit can be combined with the Magritte Museum and Music Museum, which are right around the corner.

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