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René Magritte Museum, Brussels

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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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  • Really didn’t know much about Rene Magritte although thoroughly enjoyed the whole visit and the works of this legendary Belgium artist. Over three levels - and not to busy the works are presented in.....  more
    Really didn’t know much about Rene Magritte although thoroughly enjoyed the whole visit and the works of this legendary Belgium artist. Over three levels - and not to busy the works are presented in.....  more »
  • And even if you're not a fan, but do remember a painting by Magritte, this place is a must. Very interesting place, and the giftshop... I could spend days in it. 
    And even if you're not a fan, but do remember a painting by Magritte, this place is a must. Very interesting place, and the giftshop... I could spend days in it.  more »
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  • Two locations of Rene Magritte museums, one is part of the loyal art museum and one is his house. The house presents more original scenes and inspiration of his works, especially the neighborhood. But most works are shown at the art museum where his lifetime is shwon chronologically alongside his works.
  • Nice, small museum in Magritte's former home. It showcases his life and features recreations of some of his artwork that was lost in WWII. A good complement to the Magritte Museum downtown. The Museum of Abstract Art next door is small but has a nice selection, though Magritte's style is more my type.

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