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Van Buuren Museum

Avenue Leo Errera 41 | Leo Errera Laan 41, Brussels 1180, Belgium
+32 2 343 48 51
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Very special place

The house is not in the centre, but the tram ride is worth the trip, from the maze in the garden to... read more

Reviewed 22 April 2018
Enzos1990
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Suffolk, United Kingdom
Delightful House and Gardens

The house is rather far away from the centre of Brussels, but it's easily accessible by tram if one... read more

Reviewed 11 February 2018
Maltrueno
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Surrey
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  • Average5%
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“art deco” (33 reviews)
“tram stop” (4 reviews)
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Avenue Leo Errera 41 | Leo Errera Laan 41, Brussels 1180, Belgium
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Reviewed 22 April 2018

The house is not in the centre, but the tram ride is worth the trip, from the maze in the garden to the horsehair wallpaper in one room, to the astonishing art and artefacts -- this was an art collector's house, and every space is...More

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Reviewed 11 February 2018

The house is rather far away from the centre of Brussels, but it's easily accessible by tram if one is patient and plans well as opening times are rather irregular. The house itself is nothing grand, but it's so well decorated in the Art Deco...More

1  Thank Maltrueno
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Reviewed 24 January 2018

As architecture lovers, we adore this little museum and its magnificent gardens and have already visited it several times. It is installed in the private residence of Jewish Dutch banker David Van Buuren (1886-1955) and his wife Alice, which was built in 1928. From the...More

2  Thank Trainbleu
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Reviewed 22 January 2018

My wife and I visited this house and the gardens which were wonderfully maintained. The inside of the house was warm, inviting and full of beautiful art. There are good explanations that help you discover every room. The whole house is in many ways a...More

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Reviewed 3 December 2017

lovely afternoon in Autumn leaves season, trully enjoyed it , beautiful garden, lovely house art deco , paintings, architecture, a hidden gem in Brussels ....

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Reviewed 4 September 2017

this original villa has so much or the original architecture and design left of art deco/ early modernism it is truly unusual to see it all in one, at its original site, the way the owners and designers intended it, a true gem for anybody...More

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Reviewed 14 August 2017

This is the former private house of a banker, where nothing has changed. The house combines art deco with the Amsterdam school, and comes fully furnished with the original furnishings, and loads of artwork. The latter is mainly by the hand of Gustave Van de...More

1  Thank donstefano
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Reviewed 24 July 2017

Quite fantastic place with a chance to feel like you are visiting the van Buuren's rather than the usual museum 'behind a rope' experience. My tip look at the very clever animated film that plays upstairs to learn about David and Alice and then take...More

1  Thank arnottdavies
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Reviewed 30 January 2017

One of the rare art deco houses in Brussels. Total concept of exterior, interior and garden. The interior of the house is an exquisite combination of luxurious materials and Fine Arts. The carpets of Jaap Gidding, the piano that once belonged to Erik Satie, the...More

2  Thank Peter D
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Reviewed 16 December 2016

Printed information led us to believe that this was a great example of Art Deco. That may be but I've seem better examples. Part of the problem was that this was a private home that still had all the family artifacts displayed - thus distracting...More

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