Fin-de-Siècle Museum and OldMasters Museum
Rue de la Régence 3
The Royal Museums of Fine Arts of Belgium, a prestgious collection of 20,000 works of art
The Museums’ collections trace the history of the visual arts – painting, sculpture and drawing – from the 15th to the 21st centuries. They preserve the works of the Flemish Primitives, of 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.
This jewel among Belgium’s cultural institutions is comprised of several entities: the Musée Old Masters Museum, the Musée Modern Museum, the Musée Wiertz Museum and the Musée Meunier Museum, the Musée Magritte Museum and the new Musée Fin-de-Siècle Museum.
The Royal Museums of Fine Arts of Belgium are pleased to share this unique heritage with an ever wider audience.
The Fin-de-Siècles museum:
Ensor, Khnopff, Spilliaert, Horta, Rodin, Gauguin, Mucha, Bonnard…more than 30 major artists are displayed at the Fin-de-Siècles museum!
Between 1868 and 1914, Brussels was one of the cultural hubs of Europe containing expositions, artistic movements and literary exhibitions. The Fin-de-Siècles museum allows its visitors to be pulled into the heart of this effervescent atmosphere, navigating between a range of artistic movements from Impressionism to Art Nouveau as well as different disciplines from fine arts to opera.
OldMasters Museum (Rubens Hall):
The OldMasters museum tells the history of art encompassing 400 years from the 15th to the 18th centuries. It is internationally renowned for its collection of Pierre Bruegel the Elder – the second largest collection in the world, and is complimented by an unprecedented virtual universe which also includes exceptional exhibitions of Rubens and Jordaens. The rare works of major artists such as Van der Weyden, Bouts, Memling and Bosch stand alongside those by Van Dyck and Teniers. Finally, the presence of great masters from the Flemish, Dutch, French and Italian schools make the collection of these works a journey in itself.