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Musee des Beaux-Arts d'Ixelles

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Address: Rue Jean van Volsem 7, Ixelles, Brussels 1050, Belgium
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Fantastic Pierre et Gilles exhibition

It is incredible that such an old fashioned small museum in a corner of Brussels got together such an excellent exhibition!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Jurgen B
Brussels, Belgium
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Brussels, Belgium
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It is incredible that such an old fashioned small museum in a corner of Brussels got together such an excellent exhibition!

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Brussels, Belgium
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Reviewed 16 March 2017

The museum is pretty good. They also have temporary exhibitions, usually worth visiting. But as it happens when art is at stake, one may like it or hate it....

Thank evm1959
La Jolla, California
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Reviewed 15 March 2017

Fairly good collection, not in the same league as the museums of Paris and London but worth the visit to see Belgian artists including the René Magritte section

Thank chris s
Stockholm, Sweden
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Reviewed 7 March 2017 via mobile

We ended up at this museum more or less by chance after seeing ads for a temporary exhibition of the works of the photographers Pierre et Giles. This exhibition was a real treat, with all the famous works from these somewhat...unorthodox artists. The rest of the museum is well worth a visit in its own right, though - the collection... More 

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Brussels, Belgium
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Reviewed 10 September 2016

Small museum but very much worth visiting. Always has something new. Permanent exhibition is very good as well.

Thank DroverMrsBoss
Beersheba, Israel
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 114 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 August 2016

We went a great length (literally) to find this museum, and sadly, even locals that walked around Ixelles didn't know where it was. Maybe we tried too hard, since as for an art museum it looks kinda small, zero tourists around. But if you have an extra time to spend in Brussels, you've seen all the main attractions, and you... More 

2 Thank Cynicoren
Damascus, Syria
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Reviewed 4 August 2016 via mobile

Discreet museum w some great special expos. Hidden in Ixelles, they manage to get some great Belgian & international works- and to put together original collections...

Thank Bianca B
Brussels, Belgium
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Reviewed 25 April 2016

a very intesting museum, in the centre of Ixelles, with many paintings of Belgian painters, expositions, conferences

Thank Myriam R
Brussels, Région De Bruxelles-Capitale, Belgium
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Reviewed 17 January 2016

This museum shows a collection of mainly Belgian art of the 19th, 20th and 21st centuries : A huge collection paintings and also some sculptures and Contemporary art. Also you have to check the temporary exhibitions on the website. Everything in a completely renovated building with nice incidence of light from big windows or artificial light.

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Rome, Italy
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Reviewed 3 January 2016

The "Musee d'Ixelles" has to be included in the "must see" places when visiting Brussels. The collection is large, various, and in general the quality is surprisingly high (just because the artists are not among the most famous ones). Some frames are real masterpieces (such as "recouillement" and "eglise d'Antwerpen"). The entrance is only 8 euro, and the museum is... More 

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