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Rockox House

Keizerstraat 12, Antwerp 2000, Belgium
+32 3 201 92 50
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Small museum chockfull of interesting pieces

I really like going to the Rockox House, I've been there at least 3 times for my studies (art... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Amb_933
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Leuven, Belgium
Museum of Rubens' Friend has Sensational Masterpieces

The Rockox collection is ennhanced by masterpieces from the Royal Museum of Fine Arts as it... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Constant_Discovery
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Keizerstraat 12, Antwerp 2000, Belgium
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I really like going to the Rockox House, I've been there at least 3 times for my studies (art historian). The rooms are kept very well and are filled to the brim with interesting pieces of art from Medieval times to the famous Antwerp Baroque...More

Thank Amb_933
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The Rockox collection is ennhanced by masterpieces from the Royal Museum of Fine Arts as it undergoes renovation. Here you can see masterpieces by Rubens, Pieter Bruegel the Elder, Jan Bruegel, Hand Memling, Roger van der Weyden, Jean Fouquet, Jan van Eyck, the Master of...More

1  Thank Constant_Discovery
Reviewed 27 May 2017

The Rockox House is a small museum near the ancient center of Antwerp. When we visited it was hosting an exhibit of many fine works of art from the Royal Museum of Antwerp, which is under restoration. This exhibit was very good. The staff were...More

2  Thank JeffLookinatFish
Reviewed 5 May 2017

This is a charming museum with a very well displayed collection of mainly paintings and tapestries which belonged to a mayor of Antwerp who was a friend of Rubens. The admission charge includes a very comprehensive guide. Each exhibit is numbered and so easy to...More

Thank Susan A
Reviewed 4 May 2017

The museum has some fine Dutch Masters' paintings in a very pleasant setting. A visit is well worth the time.

Thank Ted B
Reviewed 10 March 2017

Perhaps because it was a private house, and shows what was a private collection, this museum conveys a sense of privileged access to a coherent, lovely, series of paintings. Everything seems to fit. Especially this year (2017) it is housing some treasures of the Royal...More

2  Thank Richard_D_North
Reviewed 3 March 2017

Beautiful exhibition in a fascinating private house of 1603, curated very profound, exceptional masterpieces on view, friendly staff, must-see

Thank Ivo K
Reviewed 25 February 2017

This old mayor's house contains an impressive collection of flemish painters, from the primitives till the baroque. It houses part of the Royal Arts Museum of Antwerp which is under restoration. Small, but a must.

Thank Bruno V
Reviewed 24 December 2016

The Rockox house fits in the line of 16th century museums in Antwerp. I found it less impressive than its competitors the Rubens house and the museum Mayer Van den Bergh, and also than the printing museum Plantin-Moretus, but still it has a fine painting...More

Thank RHAHJ
Reviewed 11 November 2016

if you love art,(painting, sculptures, books, tapestries ....) its a must see , beautiful house, lovely little garden. A secret gem in Antwerp and must see if you love paintings

Thank GreenGem2014
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