René Magritte Museum, Jette

4.3
#5 of 89 in Museums in Brussels
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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  • Well maintained museum and for me the most beautiful in the city. If you love Magritte's paintings go there and you won't regret it. Recommended!
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  • The Magritte museum is a well organised and well laid out piece of heaven for anyone interested in 20th century art. You can see the various stages of Magritte's career from commercial artist (poster ...  more »
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  • Amazing!! The staff are so passionate and well informed and his house is so lovely to visit. So many places and objects that inspired many of his paintings are here
  • Small and simple museum on the life of René Magritte, allowing for a glimpse into the more intimate life of the man, as well as some lesser known works (such as his advertising posters). I recommend downloading the free audio guide on Cloudguide (mobile app).
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