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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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  • From the central train station is about 10 minutes walk away. One Collection €8, All Collection €13 and a written One-of was asked to choose from three tickets and said. Written Old Masters and said because I knew the main guy ask the ticket came out. Would be lots of paintings like the Old Mpsters alone the number of exhibits is equivalent this is good enough. It would be so out of touch with the art I don't know well, but Bruegel's famous paintings are exhibited. From the small size of many meters painted with a delicate touch are just as entranced.
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  • Probably one of the best museums I have ever seen! It is divided into 4 sections a more suggestive than the other then set up wonderfully. Even people who do not understand art or who aren't particularly interested in paintings will be affected! Strangely the Magritte's part, which is the most popular, is the one that I liked less. but also the one to see. The visit is very long, we went a whole afternoon.
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  • a somewhat Motley hanging, empty places, beautiful works little enough exploited or staged... pity not to have seen the ancient art in full. There are better for the staging and for hanging. It lacks more comprehensive explanatory panels, the arrowing... otherwise some beautiful works sometimes a bit drowned.
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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!