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Horta Museum (Musee Horta)

Rue Americaine 25 | St-Gilles, Brussels 1060, Belgium
+32 2 543 04 90
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This is not a museum in the traditional sense: the museum itself is actually the house that Victor Horta built for himself in the late 1890s, which truly exemplifies the Art Nouveau style that made Horta into one of the most acclaimed architects in Belgium.
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
Rue Americaine 25 | St-Gilles, Brussels 1060, Belgium
+32 2 543 04 90
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I found this wonder of Art Nouveau, beautiful. Víctor Horta was a genius of his time. Attention to every detail, makes this stunning house, unique. It is a place when you realise the creator was a very warm and happy person. The colours on the...More

Thank Ariel C
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Horta museum is devoted to the architect Horta, one of the prominent figues in the Art Nouveau movement in Belgium. Finding the house is easy. You must check all your belonging in by the counter as IT IS FORBIDDEN TO TAKE ANY PICTURES. Also...More

Thank JorgenHelstrup
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This museum was actually the house of the art nouveau architect Horta. I highly suggest the visit because it really represents the movement at his best. take the time to enjoy and look around because photos are not permitted and you will have to leave...More

Thank alfakir
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A little off the beaten path, the Horta Museum, a World Heritage Site, is well worth a visit. Horta lived in the premises, which are an architectural delight, both inside and out. Be aware that the museum has limited hours. It is open from Tuesday...More

Thank RichT529
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We definitely enjoyed our visit to the Hortamuseum; its a beautiful Jugendstil buildung, with some nice details in the re-decoration. Unfortunately I have to confirm that the photography policy is just too strict - all bags and mobiles have to be left at the entrance...More

Thank Marie-Jose73
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Beautifully restored and well-appointed, Victor Horta's house and atelier is a must for any art buff and/or architecture lover BUT it sorely lacks information on the personal and professional life and there's no staff at hand for explanations on context. Plus no photography allowed. Pitiful...

Thank Bernard B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I went to the museum as it is on the World Heritage Site list relative Horta's works. While I saw the use of open spaces, curved lines, etc, the place paled in comparison's to Gaudi's Casa Botllo project. There was no audiotape option. While I...More

Thank termar
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

No other place will give you the opportunity to feel closer to the Art Nouveau genius architect of Belgium. From kitchen to bathroom, passing through reception areas and his workshop, a visitor can understand the typical bourgeois living of the turn of the century in...More

Thank AnneML63
Reviewed 20 June 2017

What a little gem! Great Art Deco museum/residence. A little out of the way, but don't miss it. Charming neighborhood, as well.

Thank Deborah S
Reviewed 7 June 2017

We went to see it and found builders and renovations so this is hardly a genuine review but advice if that's the purpose of this forum. Amazing looking building as many in the area are, l will return.

Thank moriac
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