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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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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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Great Collection of Art

RECOMMENDATIONS: #1 If you plan to visit three or more museums in Brussels, it's worth it to purchase a Brussels Card. It can be ordered online and you will be sent a link to... read more

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RECOMMENDATIONS: #1 If you plan to visit three or more museums in Brussels, it's worth it to purchase a Brussels Card. It can be ordered online and you will be sent a link to download. There is a special barcode museums then scan before giving you a physical ticket. #2 Upon entering the museum I was directed to the "Info"... More 

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Athens, Greece
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I visited the Old Masters collection with many paintings and sculptures from Dutch and Flemish artists. It was absolutely wonderful and I strongly recommend it to anyone who likes Renaissance or Medieval times. The museum itself is well organized and majestic.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 92 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This is a large museum which will repay several hours of visit. It has some superb paintings and sculptures from many different periods. Wonderful Breughels and several galleries of nineteenth century art were highlights for us. The cafe serves good food and has an outside terrace with nice views.

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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

How the Musee des Beaux Arts is not the top attraction in Brussels I'll never know. Lots of Flemish Primitives and more. The Fin de Siecle museum of nineteenth century art is good too. I wouldn't bother with the Magritte Museum- he sounds like a bit of a con artist who didn't even give his own pictures titles. There are... More 

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Reviewed 1 week ago

For 13euros you have tickets for the 3 museums: old masters -superb, Magritte-3 floors of whole life Rene and his masterpieces; and 1900's mix museum; and for additional 4 euros you will have autoguide for all 3 museums! Every Wednesday from 1pm is a free entry. We spend whole day in there, have a break for lunch in a very... More 

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Reviewed 1 week ago

The famous Musee des Beaux Arts is a must-see European Art Museum. It houses a magnificent collection of the works of Peter Bruegel the Elder as well as a wonderful collection of other Flemish masters. The collection is well organized and the audio-guide full of helpful information. The museum restaurant is a great place for lunch!

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a great museum with collection of old masters - Van Dyck, Memling, Bosch, Bruegel, Rembrandt, Rubens. It is a big museum so don't hurry. You can stop and sit down in any room (museum provides benches in almost every room). There is a cloakroom, lockers, bar/ restaurant and a gift shop. 100 % recommended. Must visit.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nice museum focused on clasic paintings. Reserve at least 2 to 3 hours for the visit in order to be able to see most of the galleries.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Royal Museum of Fine Arts, Brussels comprises of the three museums in the Main Palace building and three others elsewhere. It is located at a walking distance from Grand Place. Has over 20,000 drawings, sculptures and paintings dating from the 15th century to present. You get a chance to see beautiful works of art by Bruegel, Campin, Van Dyck,... More 

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

From the old masters to the contemporary artists, you'll find here lots of great works. Take your time to admire the masterpieces of Peter Bruegel the Elder.

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