Museums

  • Musée Magritte Museum

    Discover this essential cultural centre in the heart of Brussels. The Magritte Museum presents an outstanding collection of works by Belgian Surrealist artist René Magritte (1898-1967), one of the world's most famous  artists.  The collection of over 200 works is the largest in the world. This museum, with its 2500 m2 of contemporary museography, is the international reference centre for the work of this multidisciplinary artist.

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  • Alphonse Mucha : “The Nature”, 1899-1900. Gillion Crowet Transfer in lieu of Payment to the Brussels-Capital Region, 2006. Collection in Trust of the RMFAB

    Musée Fin-de-Siècle Museum

    Ensor, Khnopff, Spilliaert, Horta, Rodin, Gauguin, Boch, Bonnard, … : over 120 artists await your visit at the Fin-de-Siècle Museum!
    Immerse yourself into the heart of the dazzling atmosphere of 1900 Brussels with its diverse artistic movements and disciplines – from impressionism to Art Nouveau, from fine arts to opera.

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  • Peter Paul Rubens and workshop : “The Crowning of Mary”. Brussels, Royal Museums of Fine Arts of Belgium, inv. 162

    Musée Oldmasters Museum

    The remarkable collection of Old Masters, witnessing to a rich and creative past, covers a period running from the 15th to the 18th centuries. Here you will find paintings of exceptional value by the Flemish Primitives, along with many artists from the fertile periods of the Flemish Renaissance and Baroque: Memling, Bosch, Bruegel, Rubens, Van Dyck, Jordaens and others...

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  • Panamarenko (Henri Van Herwegen) : “Thundercloud”, 1971. Brussels, Royal Museums of Fine Arts of Belgium, inv. 12151

    Musée Modern Museum

    The collection of Modern and Contemporary Art of the RMFAB includes works dating from the end of the 18th century - including the famous Death of Marat (Jacques-Louis David, 1748°) - to the present day. 

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  • Constantin Meunier : “The broken Crucible”, 1884. Brussels, Royal Museums of Fine Arts of Belgium, inv. 10000 / 171

    Musée Meunier Museum

    Unfairly overlooked by the general public, the home and studio of painter and sculptor Constantin Meunier (1831-1905) in Ixelles presents a hundred and fifty at times monumental works, and bronzes of all sizes. The creations of this artist inspired by the industrial, political and social developments of late 19th century Belgium provide a realistic view of the world of work and industry of his day.

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  • Antoine Wiertz : “The Beautiful Rosine / The Two Young Girls ”, 1847. Brussels, Royal Museums of Fine Arts of Belgium, inv. 1935

    Musée Wiertz Museum

    Immerse yourself in the particular world of painter, sculptor and writer Antoine Wiertz (1806-1865), one of Belgium's most controversial Romantic artists. This visionary had this impressive studio built in 1850 at the expense of the Belgian State. His monumental paintings, inspired by the great masters of the past such as Rubens, Michelangelo and Raphael, hang there alongside his many small sketches.

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