Francois Duesberg Museum, Mons

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  • August 17, 2017
    The passion of a man offered to all. It's beautiful, exceptional and generous. Exceptional and remarkable collections are there for our enjoyment. It's a rare Museum that must see and we need to talk.
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  • August 15, 2017
    As a native of Mons, I was often spent in front of the Museum, without ever going there. On this day holiday and decided to make a museum or two on Mons, we chose this place. Without regretting it, much to the contrary. Do not be expert to notice the quality of the antiques that made up this place. In addition, our visit with decorated by high explanations in colors of the baron Duesberg, in person, on his collection. I highly recommend a visit to this place.
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  • August 15, 2017
    Mr. Duesberg, the curator, welcomed us with extreme courtesy. He showed us the riches of its Museum with pedagogy and passion. This museum is one of the most beautiful in Europe in the field of watchmaking and in General of the art of living at the end of the 18th century until the restoration. A museum threatened, they say, but to back up absolutely. It is the flagship of the city of Mons.
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  • July 4, 2017
    I. THE ART OF TIME AND THE ART OF THE TABLE CONJUGATE IN THE EXCELLENCE OF CRAFT AT THE SERVICE OF BEAUTY AND GOOD! What a joy to be able to contemplate so many splendours, gathered by a patron and a scholar of watchmaking art and the art of the table: watches and clocks, bronzes finely ornate, Golden or not, real jewels to ancient, mythological themes, to the glory of the work force in the colonies, to the glory of poetry, of literature or the arts. These masterpieces which are probably the largest collection of its kind in the world are as many testimonies of the best architects of the time and the most talented craftsmen under the 'Ancien Régime' and the Napoleonic era (about 1750-1820). In addition to the clocks, the Baron and Baroness Duesberg highlight music in shimmering showcases what Goldsmith of art had to offer in order to remind the good memory of the visitor as the charming little of Mons, capital European city of culture 2015, was also once an exceptional Goldsmith Center. From porcelain to services Royal, worthy of the best show offered by the art of the table 'to the French', crystals, jewelry - the cameos of the Baroness -, and a host of small valuable items and the various 'oddities' as well as some antique furniture, or even a fine collection of books and prints, are available to the senses of the visitors marveled... II. Sterling VOOR HET OOG - Kunstzinnig meten van tijd in 'art of the table' op zijn Frans... Een wondermooie in wereldbefaamde body van kostbare klokken, verguld brons, tafelservies, zilver, porcelein, kristal, every in curiosa... ITU Frankrijk, period einde 'Ancien Régime' - eerste keizerrijk, 'Empire stijl' (zegmaar 1790-1820). Deze real 'schat' didn't we'll thank effort in expertise van een verzamelaar verwoed aan. Het levenswerk van baron in Baronesses François Duesberg verdient een special dankbetuiging in is beslist een bezoek waard! III. A MOST EXCITING TREASURE highlighting French fine art, period + / 1790-1820, Rare timepieces, precious clocks & watches as well highly collectible silver, china, stemware, jewelry, various fine 'art objects' are on display in this unique museum thanks to the dedication of - and daily care and maintenance by baron and baroness François Duesberg. A life time achievement which deserves our deep respect and admiration!
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  • June 10, 2017
    Exceptional museum that I did discover some Normans year last not to be missed for lovers of wonders
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  • August 28, 2016
    A wonderful collection, unparalleled. I recommend absolutely; It's actually the most beautiful Museum we have had the opportunity to visit in France and Belgium, with our french friends and my wife... Thanks to Mr Duesberg for his kindness and his willingness to answer our questions.
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  • October 7, 2016
    A must see, amazing private collection bequeathed to the city.
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  • May 26, 2017
    Is that it is paying?
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