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Rubens House (Rubenshuis)

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Address: Wapper 9-11, Antwerp 2000, Belgium
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+32 3 201 15 55
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Visit the Rubenhouse and get immersed in the way the grandmaster lived and worked. The tour takes you through the old house, the atelier where he worked as well as the Gardens... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Visit the Rubenhouse and get immersed in the way the grandmaster lived and worked. The tour takes you through the old house, the atelier where he worked as well as the Gardens. You will enjoy the peace and tranquility of this place, while it being situated in the city center. And over the centuries you will experience that humans grew... More 

Thank Mickel V
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Rubens was a very rich painter and lived in his beautiful house from 1600 till 1640. He enlarged the house with a half round museum for his Roman statues.

Thank Rob S
Cologne, Germany
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a trip into the age of great artists. You can see how Paul Rubens was living and you can see a lot of other artist. Also the house an the garden are beautiful.

Thank AlexFromGalax
Antwerp, Belgium
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The three oldest printers in the world are here. Even the one in the Gutemberg museum in Mainz is not that old. The books from the Emperors, the protestants, the jews, the catholics, ancient maps, science, literature... the knowledge of an age stored in one of the few buildings surviving the bombing during the second world war. It is my... More 

Thank Guluten
Sittingbourne, England, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This is the house where Rubens lived, worked and taught (Van Dyke amongst others) and it's a wonderful p[lace to imagine his life and times. It's huge, quite stunning and full of artwork by all sorts of people, such as Breughel and Van Dyke, as well as you know who. Lots of helpful guides, and a book to take you... More 

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Dusseldorf, Germany
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This very manageable museum provides a great peek into the life of Paul Rubens. Not only does one get a sense of his life but also his interactions with other artists of his time. Additionally, one can feel both the Belgian and Italian influences on him. It is a nice mix of architecture, art and personal interest. The audio tour... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great place to see in heart of Antwerpen. Lady guide was interesting and told us many great stories about Rubens and other famous painters from that period. Place that you should visit and take your guests to see.

Thank bubaZagreb
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful image of a long bygone era. Not only the most impressive works of the master but also the way how the Rubens family and their servants lived. Buy your tickets in the glass building in the middle of the square and enjoy your visit!

Thank Maarten P
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Exceptional restored building, interior not so original nor complete which ougt to be quite as it should be if you realise all what happened in Antwerp over all those ages and years of occupation by foreign invaders!

Thank jozefb81
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Situated in a lovely 17th century house, this museum exhibits Ruben's personal art collection, as well as many of his own works. You can see a lot of nice paintings and upon arrival you are given a guide with info about all the paintings

Thank Panagiotis G

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