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Royal Museums of Fine Arts of Belgium, Brussels

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Take in a wide range of art, including works from the Belgian masters, at Royal Museums of Fine Arts of Belgium, a collection of the country's four most important museums. Two of the museums are located in the center of Brussels in the Coudenberg neighborhood: the Museum of Modern Art and the Museum of Ancient Art. The Museum of Ancient Art was built as the Palais des Beaux-Arts funded by King Leopold II and showcases the artwork in large galleries. The other two museums are a few kilometers from the city center and house the work of specific artists: the Constantin Meunier Museum and the Antoine Wiertz Museum. Reach the Meunier Museum by tram lines 23, 90, 94 and the Wiertz Museum from the Luxembourg station. These two museums are free to enter and tour. All of the museums are free on the first Wednesday of every month, and with the Brussels Card. Alternatively, buy a combo ticket for all of the museums, including the Magritte Museum, for a discount and for convenience. These tickets are available at any of the museum's reception desks. Plan your visit to Royal Museums of Fine Arts of Belgium and a wealth of other attractions, well-known and undiscovered, using our Brussels tourist route planner.
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  • We were invited to the Museum for a private reception and had then also night tours. There was a snack in the main hall. Sure also to normal opening hours, even because of the buildings, worth watching.
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  • Probably the best museum of Brussels. We particularly enjoyed David and Dali paintings. If at all possible, visit the firs Wednesday of any month. Then, at 1 PM (13:00) the place becomes FREE to visit...  more »
  • The building is amazing and it is really nice to walk and enjoy the art. I went on a Wednesday (first of the month is free after 1pm) it was crowded but I loved the atmosphere.  more »
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  • Amazing museum. Be prepared to spend most of the day here. Has mnay priceless artworks. Also has a cafe inside and very cool shop.
  • Wonderful museum! They have some amazing belgian works of art and the Fin de Siècle Museum is a must go! The staff were all amazingly kind.
  • I really enjoy the temporary exhibits. Their permanent collection includes Magritte and old Flemish painters, they're are fantastic to look at!
  • Many great artworks, and inexpensive for 13 EUR (a ticket for all museums including the Magritte and fin de ciecle)
  • Great museum, very nice atmosphere. The building itself and the layout of the museum are all ready breath taking. You pay 13€ for a combi ticket and that is very cheap compared to what astonishing works of art you can see here. Top notch!