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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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Another world

Absolutely to be visited. You feel the atmosphere from that period and you can imagine the painter's life with his family. Paintings are breathtaking and you can spend an entire... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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Arona, Italy
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Absolutely to be visited. You feel the atmosphere from that period and you can imagine the painter's life with his family. Paintings are breathtaking and you can spend an entire day in admiring all the beauty.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Rubens is one of the greatest masters of his time. And he was successful...wealthy. This mansion he lived in is stunning and you get to travel through the rooms learning about his career, art history, different genres of flemish art at the time, and what it was like to live in this kind of household. Big bang for your buck!

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Its always interesting to see were the artist spend his time. Where did he sleep and eat. It's impressive.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Rubens House, where he lived and worked, and where his pupils worked for him too. Visit the museum (100's of his paintings) with a local guide to get the inside info and pleasant annecdotes. Why did he incorporate so many local figures into his paintings... It's all about the .... Come and hear it here first !

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It is a very good museum, although sometimes you wish to be able to get closer to the objects exhibited. Watch your step: there are strings and bells everywhere.

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Nijmegen, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Antwerp has many historic attractions. The Rubens house is probably the best. It is the place where the famous painter lived with his family. Both interior and exterior breathe the 16th/17th century. There are many interesting paintings, including ones painted jointly by Rubens and Breughel I. The garden is also beautiful. I agree (with some other raters here) that the... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Despite not being a great fan of paintings, I found this museum amazing, thanks to the way all paintings are explained nicely, and how they are scattered throughout the house of Rubens. The house itself is pretty magnificent and well worth a visit. The ticket price is also cheap given the quality of the paintings on display.

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Galway, Ireland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is a really good place to visit if you are interested in art, which we are. We thoroughly enjoyed the house and thought it was a very interesting and moving experience. Worth going to if you are visiting Antwerp and want to do a bit of sight-seeing...

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Antwerp, Belgium
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great historic value. The history of Rubens explained. The building has been excellently renovated and is worth the visit just for that.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 December 2016

This is a beautiful home and garden right in the center of town. Rubens collected some great paintings and there are some of his own works there as well. He lived very well and the home has been beautifully restored..It takes about an hour to see..Don't miss.

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