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M - Museum Leuven

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Mix of Modern Art and Historic Gems

I enjoyed the interesting mix of modern pieces and traditional religious art in a stunning... read more

Reviewed September 8, 2018
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Mix of history and contemporary art.

This museum shows very different thing. Some history of the city Leuven mixed up with contemporary... read more

Reviewed September 3, 2018
Ramsel, Belgium
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I love to visit museums and it has been a long time ago that I visited the M-Museum of Leuven. The current collection The Arenbergs is an interesting mixture of all kinds of art. First of all paintings, second costumes and books, to end with...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Karolien B
Reviewed October 5, 2018

Obviously shed loads of money spent, but a waste (for me anyway). It falls into the trap that so many modern museums do i.e. not telling you what you're looking at, but asking you to explore how you feel about it. I don't pay good...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed September 21, 2018

As the main museum in Leuven I was looking forward to seeing something very impressive as it is very large. So much wasted empty space, could not access the top 2 floors as they are preparing for a new exhibit, but was not told this...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 8, 2018

I enjoyed the interesting mix of modern pieces and traditional religious art in a stunning building. Do not miss the view from the museum balcony bar.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank THRM84
Reviewed September 3, 2018

This museum shows very different thing. Some history of the city Leuven mixed up with contemporary art. They give young artists a place to show their work, a chance to connect with a new audience. When you visit the museum with children, you can play...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed August 13, 2018

Nice museum, nice building. It is not a straightforward collection dedicated to one type of art or one era, but more theme-oriented. The audio fragments you have access to using the complementary audio guide are divided into different approaches, like "detail", "general information", "a connected...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Tom V
Reviewed July 8, 2018

The main museum in Leuven. A pretty building with an interesting permanent collection of religious gothic art and later paintings and sculptures by local artists. Interesting, ever changing permanent exhibitions tent to be more contemporary. Nice garden, pretty rooftop terrace and average but convenient restaurant...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed March 21, 2018 via mobile

To my surprise, I enjoyed the visit much more than I had originally expected. The museum, with its modern architecture incorporated alongside historical features (according to information, it was renovated in 2009 before reopening) has a large collection of paintings/sculptures/artefacts from medieval time right up...More

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed February 18, 2018

Old and new things arranged in a thoughtful way in an amazing building. Well explained and the use of the (Android and iOS App) is excellent and modern. Take two hours, worth it.

Date of experience: February 2018
Reviewed January 26, 2018

We bought a combined ticket from the Treasury in St Peter's Church but were very disappointed with the museum. There was little information on the items displayed and most were of a religious nature with no historical details of Leuven's past history.

Date of experience: January 2018
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