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Musee Magritte Museum - Royal Museums of Fine Arts of Belgium

Place Royale 1, Brussels 1000, Belgium
+32 2 508 32 11
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Place Royale 1, Brussels 1000, Belgium
+32 2 508 32 11
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Reviewed 19 June 2017

You really need several hours to view and study the paintings of Magritte, a surrealist artist with quite an imagination. The museum has three floors, start at the top to work your way down. An audio guide makes the visit much more interactive. .

Thank JustAntony
Reviewed 18 June 2017

The museum is a wonderful way to break up a busy day in Brussels. It's compact and very well-laid out, with a mostly chronological collection exploring different periods of experimentation in Magritte's career. It was especially interesting to look at different studies of the same...More

Thank Caitlin S
Reviewed 16 June 2017

The museum tell Magritte's life story in chronological order, spread over three floors. It features some of his well know pictures, but also a lot of lesser known ones and it also documents his work in advertising. It's a great experience for fans of his...More

Thank Tal B
Reviewed 12 June 2017

This tells Magritte's life story and the development of his artistic styles in a detailed but not very engaging way. There are not many of the artists well known paintings and the audio guide was very confusing and time consuming. Came away feeling justice had...More

Thank loobylooSheffield
Reviewed 6 June 2017

I love Magritte and surrealism. It was a nice surprise that we passed by this museum as we were roaming around town. Pros: A nice collection or Magritte over time which allowed you to see how his techniques evolved Con: It's missing much confluence from...More

Thank Mark F
Reviewed 6 June 2017

Having visited this museum years before I was expecting more, maybe an improvement. It is still very good and gives a good review of Belgiums famous surrealist but does not offer his very best works which must be elsewhere. Worth a visit but....

Thank Grey C
Reviewed 5 June 2017

I love Magritte, so really enjoyed the museum. If u like Magritte and\or like surrealism, so this place is definitely for you.

Thank antismoker
Reviewed 24 May 2017

This museum is a fantastic collection of Magritte's work, spanning his entire career. Although, it is missing many of the most famous pieces, this should not discourage you from visiting. The collection includes Magritte's studies, notes, sketches, paintings and sculptures. This museum, as well as...More

Thank H841TGjens
Reviewed 22 May 2017

Although this museum does not have Magritte's most famous pieces, it remains a three-floor museum with many of his works. I really appreciated the insight into his life and mostly into his way of working - his sketches explaining how to play on words and...More

Thank Carolion4546
Reviewed 22 May 2017 via mobile

What makes this museum wonderful is the insight into the artist and what influenced his work. The audio guide provides context and commentary on numerous pieces. The collection is vast and the art is fantastic, spanning a few different styles.

Thank pwdrosos
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13 June 2017|
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Response from Pierre B | Reviewed this property |
Yes sure, no problem. No need to buy online
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Response from marekw | Reviewed this property |
On the website Standard rate : 8 € - Combi with Modern & Ancient Art Museum : 13 € Reduced rate (senior citizens (65+), adult groups of min. 15 pers., trade) : 6 € Greatly reduced rate (Children and youngsters 6-25 years... More
24 January 2015|
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Yes the museum is open on sunday!;)