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Horta Museum (Musee Horta)

Rue Americaine 25 | St-Gilles, Brussels 1060, Belgium
+32 2 543 04 90
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This is not a museum in the traditional sense: the museum itself is actually the house that Victor Horta built for himself in the late 1890s, which truly exemplifies the Art Nouveau style that made Horta into one of the most acclaimed architects in Belgium.
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  • Very good29%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
Rue Americaine 25 | St-Gilles, Brussels 1060, Belgium
+32 2 543 04 90
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Reviewed 6 days ago

This house is breath-taking. Spread over 5 floors, the rooms of this house are bright and welcoming, with stunning painted or wallpapered walls, mosaic and wood floors, built0in wooden cabinets, stained glass windows, and period furniture designed for this or other Art Nouveau houses. Admission...More

Thank deanali
Reviewed 6 days ago

Really excellent house museum which allows you to experience the work of Horta. Some areas even had examples of other works and designs. The only downsides... they were working on the front facade so I couldn't really see the building itself (though I'm glad they...More

Thank Medea1919
Reviewed 1 week ago

Four houses were designed and built by the Belgian architect Victor Horta, a pioneer of the Art Nouveau style. Stunningly charming interiors.

Thank Nadya S
Reviewed 1 week ago

Horta was a brilliant artistic mind and his architectural examples from the era are second to none. The Horta House is absolutely incredible and the tour, while a bit pricey, is worth it if you appreciate this type of thing. If you don't appreciate it,...More

Thank medina23
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was the living house of Baron Horta. The interiors are just incredible. Extraordinary, stylish and together with it very homely atmosphere. The layout of the house, cosy corners, furniture, decorating elements... everything catches the eye and impresses. And all together creates a harmonious and...More

Thank IrinaIvleva
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I'm not into this stuff unless my wife drags me along She did and it was really interesting o The guide was informative and friendly and from an experts point of view my wife really found it interesting From mine intriguing the architecture and design...More

Thank niallmcheshire
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is the house and workshop that Victor Horta designed for himself, and which now are turned into a museum. The maximum number of people allowed in is pretty small, so it never gets crowded, which is nice, as the house is not that large,...More

Thank Katrien S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The copyright for this property expires this year, so the owner is desperate to prevent anyone from taking photos, hoping to make some euros on books and on licensing pictures. The staff is marching up and down, looking into visitors' pockets to try to.see a...More

Thank Gheorghe Mihai C
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This residential neighborhood in Brussels (Ixelles) developed very nicely during the Art Nouveau period and there are other Horta and other's houses nearby. This is a museum of his own house and atelier. If you love Architecture you can appreciate all the love and labor...More

1  Thank jaskapt
Reviewed 12 August 2017 via mobile

It's worth making your way out to this lovely museum. It's only open in the afternoon , so plan your day accordingly. The area around is also lovely , full of more arte nouveau houses, lots of shops and cafes etc. The house itself is...More

Thank Sandra F
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