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The Musical Instrument Museum (MIM)

The Musical Instrument Museum (MIM)

The Old England building – previously a shop, but now owned by the government – is a remarkable example of Art Nouveau, with its black metal structure. Although the MIM is often considered to be only this dark metal structure, the complete construction is made up of three buildings in which no less than 1,200 musical instruments are on display, with more than 8,000 in total being stored. Visit: Tuesday - Friday: 9:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Saturday, Sunday and on holidays: 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
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Art nouveau & déco

The Eetvelde House

According to Victor Horta himself, the Eetvelde House, which was declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 2000, was the most daring of his entire oeuvre. Politician Edmond van Eetvelde was someone who believed in new ideas and architectural innovation. He allowed Horta to let his artistic inspiration run wild when he commissioned him to design a home for his family. Visit: the venue can be visited by request, but please enquire in advance. Subject to the owner’s availability. www.explore.brussels
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Foundation Frison Horta

Foundation Frison Horta

The foundation Frison Horta sits in the middle of Rue Lebeau and was built by Victor Horta in 1894 for Georges Frison, a renowned lawyer. It is a house of nature and light with murals and frescoes of flora and fauna that engulf the whole house. Foundation Frison Horta is a cultural institution and centre for art. It acts as a cultural bridge between east and west that fosters greater understanding and appreciation of the rich cultural traditions of India in Europe and vice versa. Guided visit (30') by appointment only
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