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ModeMuseum Hasselt

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Address: Gasthuisstraat 11, Hasselt 3500, Belgium
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+32 11 23 96 21
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Fashionista's hotspot

During our visit, there was an expo on Japanese clothing. It was an interesting exposition in a beautiful building. The amount of pieces displayed was rather limited which was... read more

Reviewed 20 March 2017
sboncho
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Reviewed 20 March 2017 via mobile

During our visit, there was an expo on Japanese clothing. It was an interesting exposition in a beautiful building. The amount of pieces displayed was rather limited which was disappointing. It took us only 45 minutes to see it all. Maybe this is a selling point to convince men to visit this museum.

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Ichtegem, Belgium
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Reviewed 12 January 2017

Big building but nothing much inside, expected more from this, expected more the history of fashion, luckily the entrance was only 6 euros.

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Thank Staessen
Nijmegen, The Netherlands
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Reviewed 11 January 2017

After visiting this fashion museum in Hasselt, I visited the fashion museum in Antwerp. I've also seen some fashion exhibitions in other places (e.g. Centraal museum in Utrecht), and everytime I wonder what makes the displayed clothes more special than others. It seems they just make a selection of creations from a local designer, and maybe the clothes are supposed... More 

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Paris, France
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Reviewed 11 December 2016

Was there for the Stadstriennale Trademarks festival. Part of the museum is in a small, interesting historical building. Nice curation with pieces from Alexander McQueen, Raf Simons, Vivienne Westwood, Hermes, Chanel, Louis Vuitton, Balenciaga, Dior, etc. I liked how you could be close up to the fashion but the layout of the museum was pretty weird and cramped, and some... More 

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Thank CharlotteFru
Brugge, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium
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Reviewed 20 April 2016

What an enjoyable experience! We were lucky as for the moment there is a special "Haute-à-Porter exhibition going on. All the great and grand are shown, some amazing, others ridiculous but all of the creations are special. Go and see for yourselves!

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Thank Patrick C
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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Reviewed 15 April 2016 via mobile

Every time when I am in Hasselt, I go to this museum. With family I went to "Hello, my name is Paul" exhibition. I love this designer's work, so it's great to see his work in a museum. This expo has a fun side, just like his designs. Walking through a labyrinth, every room has a fashion story. Some rooms... More 

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 19 November 2015

When we went there was a display of 1920's fashion - which was interesting to see but was quite small - and it is hard to spend more than 30 minutes unless you are a true fashionista.

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Nerang, Australia
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Reviewed 1 August 2015

The gentleman who greeted us on entry was fantastic! My daughters aged 14 & 12 and I saw the Paul Smith exhibit & all thoroughly enjoyed.

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Thank Lisa W
Hasselt
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5 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 29 July 2015

This museum is an ald cityfarm, that in the past already had a distillery of genever. Interestng to know is that the Belgian genever is the "mother" of other spirits as gin and whisky.

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Thank Michel V
Hasselt, Belgium
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Reviewed 13 June 2015

I've visited the ModeMuseum several times as I live just around the corner... From time to time there are free tours with a guide offered by the city and often I take that offer. Each time I was impressed by the well kept museum, showing interesting aspects of how people dressed through the ages; on top of that the guide... More 

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