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Groeningemuseum

Dijver 12, Bruges 8000, Belgium
+32 50 44 87 11
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The Groeninge Museum provides a varied overview of the history of Belgian visual art, with as highlight the world-renowned Flemish primitives. In this museum you can see, amongst other masterpieces, The Virgin and Child with Canon Van der Paele by Jan van Eyck and the Moreel Triptych by Hans Memling. You will also marvel at the top 18th and 19th-century neoclassical pieces, masterpieces of Flemish Expressionism and post-war modern art.
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“flemish art” (124 reviews)
“van eyck” (95 reviews)
“last judgement” (39 reviews)
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Dijver 12, Bruges 8000, Belgium
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"flemish art"
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"van eyck"
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"hieronymus bosch"
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"groeninge museum"
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"modern art"
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"art lovers"
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"small museum"
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"temporary exhibition"
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"old masters"
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"great collection"
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"northern renaissance"
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"lovely museum"
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"on display"
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It can be said that the art that is presented in this museum is individual by itself. You really need to like this kind of art to actually enjoy a visit in this museum. It still tells a person who is not really interested in...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a lovely gallery with a wonderful, uncluttered, interesting and well-presented range of artworks - well worth a visit. One of us is visually impaired, however, which made the whole experience a little less satisfactory. The custodian first tried to get us to leave...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This museum houses an impressive range of Flemish art dating back over 500 years. Some of the works are simply stunning. The galleries are laid out in chronological themes which makes the experience enjoyable and gives a nice order to things. This is an excellent...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A really good selection of Flemish artists here. Van Eyck. Gerard David. All the way up to Wouters. Very enjoyable

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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Wow - superb paintings well displayed in a series of galleries. Not too big and an interesting range. Got a bit lost, trying to find the building, but well worth the search!

Thank Eliza B
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Reviewed 13 July 2018 via mobile

Fine selection of paintings by Jan van Eyck and other Flemish primitive artists. These are concentrated in the first three rooms. Spend time taking a close look at them. Then you can trot fairly quickly through the rest of the collection, which contains a few...More

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Reviewed 9 July 2018

Fascinating Frank Brangwyn exhibition in the second building (ticket covers both) which is a short walk away.

Thank Anne T
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Reviewed 4 July 2018

Decent museum for flemish art. I wasn't awestruck. If you have been to other art museums, you can give it a miss.

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Reviewed 2 July 2018

WOW! A small museum, but full of masterpieces!! Flemish and Belgium Altarpieces, portraits, scenes of Bruges, and the fascinating The Last Judgement!

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Reviewed 28 June 2018

The museum is quite small, no more than 4 or 5 rooms. The global collection is not that interesting but the section of the Flemish primitives hosts very important paintings of Hans Memling, Jan van Eyck, Rogier van der Weyden and Hieronymus Bosch. This section...More

1  Thank Stefano S
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WHartford
2 March 2018|
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Response from MijnlieverdFH | Reviewed this property |
hallo! i am sorry i can not answer about book exhibition if there will be. what we saw in that museum when we were there was all about art-pieces from famous Flemish painters. from primitive to masterpieces of Flemish... More
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TrickyWitch
10 September 2017|
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Response from italiano17 | Reviewed this property |
I believe you are referring to The Madonna with Canon van der Paele by Jan Van Eyck. Although it's the madonna seated on the throne, not a man.
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Moira T
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Response from KittyLamprecht | Reviewed this property |
from 9h00 in the morning until 17h00 even on Sunday.
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