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René Magritte Museum, Brussels

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Art Museum · Hidden Gem · Museum
Housed in the home where he lived for 24 years, René Magritte Museum paints a picture of the life of the Belgian surrealist painter. Rene Magritte, world-renowned for his surrealist painting, lived in this house from 1930 to 1950. Walk the same halls as did the celebrated painter, and see where he created roughly half of his works, including many of his masterpieces. On five floors, the museum displays 200 of Magritte's paintings, including "Scheherazade," "The Return," and "The Empire of Light." See beyond Magritte's paintings as you explore the ground floor, decorated as it would have looked when the artist occupied the home. Find out how to plan Brussels trip without stress by asking Inspirock to help create an itinerary.
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  • If you are interested in modern Art, this will be a place for you. Magritte was a former Belgian artist from the late 19th century until the 1960s.  more »
  • We toured this museum on all levels. My wife is in a wheelchair so they had staff meet us at an elevator to take us to each level, which was very helpful and the only way we could have managed it...  more »
  • Great staff for an amazing afternoon performance between Magritte, jazz & poetry! What a way to #ComebackBrussels! Highly recommend for an afternoon visit to Jette!
  • To be visited if you like the painter, great insight on his life

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