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Musee Wiertz

Rue Vautier 62, Brussels 1050, Belgium
+32 2 648 17 18
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visited a relatively unknown museum

The museum is a bit hidden but it is right next to the natural museum of Brussels. What a fantastic... read more

Reviewed 15 November 2017
Lynette D
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Brussels, Belgium
Interesting art

The first room of this museum is really the highlight as some of the paintings are absolutely... read more

Reviewed 4 November 2017
Lizara K
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Seoul
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Rue Vautier 62, Brussels 1050, Belgium
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Reviewed 15 November 2017

The museum is a bit hidden but it is right next to the natural museum of Brussels. What a fantastic experience to look at his paintings, the play of light and darkness. Some of the images are a bit shocking but it appealed to my...More

Thank Lynette D
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Reviewed 4 November 2017

The first room of this museum is really the highlight as some of the paintings are absolutely enormous and all are excellent portrayals of a rather unconventional range of subjects. The museum is not really as gory as I'd been led to believe, and I...More

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Reviewed 18 October 2017 via mobile

Nice place to visit. The only thing that i didnt like is the way that the man responsible of the mesuim following me

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Reviewed 23 September 2017

The museum is free and there are WC’s available inside. Photos can be taken inside. During our visit, there was one other couple visiting the museum, which was great for us taking some photos. We enjoyed the visit and we would recommend the museum to...More

Thank tripsandfood55
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Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

A real hidden gem when it comes to art museums in Brussels is the Wiertz museum. It is hidden away in an old house between European parliament and the natural history museum. It is free and only a couple of rooms so if you are...More

Thank MrPhileasF
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Reviewed 22 January 2017

This museum contains works by Belgian romantic painter, sculptor and writer Antoine Wiertz (1806-1865), born in Dinant on 22 February 1806. In 1820 he entered the Antwerp Art Academy and was awarded an annual stipend from 1821 onwards by king William I of the Netherlands....More

3  Thank SrinivasanBrussels
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Reviewed 22 December 2016 via mobile

Having found this by accident Me and my husband were pleasantly surprised. we were approached by the caretaker Patrick who spent a good hour with us telling us all about the artist and about the paintings and we loved every minute of it! I would...More

2  Thank Gemlouisescott
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Reviewed 7 August 2016 via mobile

A great place to visit, right next to the EU parliament. The artworks are stunning and the staff very friendly and knowledgable.

1  Thank Roisin P
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Reviewed 20 May 2016

We accidentally stumbled across this museum when we were looking for the Parliament buildings and it was by far the hidden gem of our trip to Brussels. To see such an expansive range of artwork and sculptures in such a concentrated area meant that we...More

4  Thank Seán M
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Reviewed 10 October 2015

With school we went there to do an exercise (not a boring one as you would expect by the way). I never heard about this, but I was kind of blown away. The paintings are simply huge. Not all very pretty, but still nice. Specialist...More

1  Thank MeInTheClouds
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