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Musee Wiertz

Rue Vautier 62, Brussels 1050, Belgium
+32 2 648 17 18
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A hidden gem

A real hidden gem when it comes to art museums in Brussels is the Wiertz museum. It is hidden away... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
MrPhileasF
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London, United Kingdom
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A Fine Museum in Brussels

This museum contains works by Belgian romantic painter, sculptor and writer Antoine Wiertz... read more

Reviewed 23 January 2017
SrinivasanBrussels
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Brussels
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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Rue Vautier 62, Brussels 1050, Belgium
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A real hidden gem when it comes to art museums in Brussels is the Wiertz museum. It is hidden away in an old house between European parliament and the natural history museum. It is free and only a couple of rooms so if you are...More

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Reviewed 23 January 2017

This museum contains works by Belgian romantic painter, sculptor and writer Antoine Wiertz (1806-1865), born in Dinant on 22 February 1806. In 1820 he entered the Antwerp Art Academy and was awarded an annual stipend from 1821 onwards by king William I of the Netherlands....More

3  Thank SrinivasanBrussels
Reviewed 23 December 2016 via mobile

Having found this by accident Me and my husband were pleasantly surprised. we were approached by the caretaker Patrick who spent a good hour with us telling us all about the artist and about the paintings and we loved every minute of it! I would...More

2  Thank Gemlouisescott
Reviewed 7 August 2016 via mobile

A great place to visit, right next to the EU parliament. The artworks are stunning and the staff very friendly and knowledgable.

1  Thank Roisin P
Reviewed 20 May 2016

We accidentally stumbled across this museum when we were looking for the Parliament buildings and it was by far the hidden gem of our trip to Brussels. To see such an expansive range of artwork and sculptures in such a concentrated area meant that we...More

4  Thank Seán M
Reviewed 10 October 2015

With school we went there to do an exercise (not a boring one as you would expect by the way). I never heard about this, but I was kind of blown away. The paintings are simply huge. Not all very pretty, but still nice. Specialist...More

1  Thank MeInTheClouds
Reviewed 14 September 2015

This museum is not on the usual Brussels list of museums, and it might take a little effort to find it. Therefore there was almost no one there when I visited it, in the middle of the high season. It was free, another major plus....More

2  Thank Agasfer
Reviewed 19 June 2015 via mobile

And saw this museum listed on Trip Advisor. The pieces displayed were amazing (and huge). The subject matter is moving. Not a major time investment since the building only has one room but well worth it. Plus it's free!

1  Thank Willy W
Reviewed 26 March 2015

Antoine Wiertz is of course noted for his monumental paintings, some of which are exhibited on the ground floor of the Wiertz museum, which also happens to be the only floor of the building open to the public. Wiertz was definitely not in the league...More

1  Thank GateGustafson
Reviewed 20 February 2015 via mobile

Despite quite a long walk from the centre this free museum is well worth the trip! See huge paintings and sculptures from this William Blake-esq artist! A lovely way to pass time in this fantastic city! Prepare to be amazed! 😄

1  Thank Bellylou
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