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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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Impressive, diverse and educational

It wasn't until I'd stepped into this place (and been assisted in English after attempting broken French) that I realised I'd never been to a fine art gallery before. The audio... read more

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

It wasn't until I'd stepped into this place (and been assisted in English after attempting broken French) that I realised I'd never been to a fine art gallery before. The audio guide made this an astonishing introduction to the world of fine art, the works were amazing from the small scale to the magnificent. I also used my ticket to... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

worthy of a Capital. Take almost 5 hours to appreciate the three museums inside. Pay attention to opening time (not too friendly especially during winter holidays).

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

When I visited, the museum was in transition, perhaps due to re-instalation. It is three connected museums, adjacent to the Magritte Museum. The best of the bunch is the Fin-De-Siecle Museum.

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Wellington, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Truly excellent collection of wonderful old masters, many famous paintings and excellent English speaking guides. ALTOGETHER A WONDERFUL EXPERIENCE.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

fantastic collection with wonderful oldmaster of Belgium and Netherland : Expecially by Pieter Bruegel Interesting works by Odillon Redon, Chagall, Delville.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 December 2016

This is a must see and the art and architecture is worth the visit. Takes a good bit of time to complete the museum.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 December 2016

There are several different galleries to visit which you can see all for 13 euros or if like us you choose just one it is just 8. We visited the old masters which is great and there is so much to see! They also have a great little cafe to grab coffee and some lunch (or beer!) where the staff... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 December 2016

This is museum should be on your list of places to visit. Very unique and interesting. I would highly recommend.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 December 2016 via mobile

We spent two days at the four museums here--you can buy a multi-ticket for not much more than a single ticket. We started in the Rene Magritte Museum one day and also went to the Grand Masters Museum--these are the two big ones here. We primarily went to see the Bruegels and they were wonderful. We came back the next... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016 via mobile

The group of museums is slightly deceptive in that parts extend 8 floors underground. There is more here than meets your eye. We had to return a second day to complete our visit, to satisfy ourselves that we had not missed anything, and to come back to the cafe for another lunch. Classic old masters to modern, humor to very... More 

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