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Time Required : 3-4 hours
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The Royal Museums of Fine Arts of Belgium is a group of museums in Belgium which house some of the most important pieces of visual arts. A national commission was set up by Royal Decree to select which sections would be featured in the museums. The chain of museums includes the Old Masters, Magritte, Fin-de-Siècle and Modern (selection) Museum as well as the studios of artists Antoine Wiertz and Constantin Meunier situated in the downtown Royal District.
The Royal Museums of Fine Arts of Belgium retells the history of Belgium through its collection of 20,000 artworks and six museums in the mode of paintings, sculptures and drawings from 15th to the 21st century. Some of the major Flemish Primitives whose work is preserved in these museums are Pieter Bruegel, Peter Paul Rubens, Jacques Jordaens, Jacques Louis David, Auguste Rodin, James Ensor, Paul Gauguin, Ferdinand Khnopff, Henry Moore, Paul Delvaux, René Magritte, Marcel Broodthaers, Jan Fabre and many others.
The museums each host a variety of exhibitions every other week as well as guided tours and activities. Ranked the 82nd museum in the world, the institution Royal Museums of Fine Arts of Belgium is headed by Michel Draguet since May 2005. The Museums even hold a theatre workshop activity for history enthusiasts. However, the entire event is conducted in French.
Tuesdays - Fridays: 10 AM - 5 PMThe ticket offices close at 4:430 PM during the week and at 5:30 PM during the weekends.
Weekends: 11 AM - 6 PM