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Van Gogh House (Maison Van Gogh)

Rue du Pavillon 3 | Cuesmes, 3.2km (2 miles) S of Mons, Mons 7033, Belgium
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Great efforts made to preserve this essential part of Van Gogh history

Warm welcome by the desk officers at that small but essential part of Van Gogh history when he... read more

Reviewed 16 February 2017
conrad57
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Ieper (Ypres), Belgium
Not worth your time

I was excited thinking this would be a great experience. all it is a small house with only two... read more

Reviewed 11 December 2016
Minak58
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Nashville, Tennessee
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  • Excellent16%
  • Very good35%
  • Average27%
  • Poor20%
  • Terrible2%
16 Feb 2017
“Great efforts made to preserve this essential part of Van Gogh history”
10 Dec 2016
“Not worth your time”
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Rue du Pavillon 3 | Cuesmes, 3.2km (2 miles) S of Mons, Mons 7033, Belgium
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Reviewed 16 February 2017

Warm welcome by the desk officers at that small but essential part of Van Gogh history when he lived for a few months in the Borinage. Desk officers explained us his life and how he came to live in the Borinage. The ruined house was...More

Thank conrad57
Reviewed 11 December 2016

I was excited thinking this would be a great experience. all it is a small house with only two rooms. not great tour or anything to see on the grounds.

Thank Minak58
Reviewed 19 January 2016

This stop is quite good for anyone who wants to peek into another period of time in Van Gogh's life. The house is quite small but the film and information available gives you nice insight into the area and Van Gogh's time there. Not difficult...More

Thank Rhonda R
Reviewed 2 November 2015

The house where Vincent Van Gogh lived for a few months before he became a famous painter. It's been saved from ruin and well restored but in a modern fashion. Only one room, upstairs, has been somewhat historically refurbished. Plenty of information on Van Gogh's...More

Thank PocketBart
Reviewed 11 June 2015

Interesting history in the heart of a former coal mining town. Admittedly, the display was a disappointment. The most interesting aspect about the place was the journey of one of the greats of all time.

1  Thank Nussloker
Reviewed 4 September 2014

The grounds are small, as is the house. However, the "guide" was very informative on the life of VanGogh, much that I didn't know. A quick video gives a history of this artist. The day I visited, they were short one person, so didn't get...More

2  Thank JohnRascal
Reviewed 24 August 2014

If you are a Van Gogh lover, this is a must see. Not much but a great connection. This is where Van Gogh discovered he wanted to be an artist! I loved it.

1  Thank sallyjean01
Reviewed 16 April 2014

A small house on the outskirts of Mons where Van Gogh spent some time. He decided while living here to paint again and the rest is history....The house is small and only prints are viewable. Only one major work of art (sketch) is on display.

Thank Nussloker
Reviewed 20 October 2013

We were greeted by a very nice man who gave us some info on the area. The house is just two small rooms with a few pieces and letters that Van Gogh had written. I thing is a cute place to visit. Definately nothing to...More

Thank Minuit1223
Reviewed 7 September 2012

remote place. In the middle of nowhere. nostalgic souvenir of Vincent. Contrast between the place and the colourful paintings of the genius

Thank jeannine D
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