Groeningemuseum

Bruges, Belgium

The Groeningemuseum is built on the site of the medieval Eekhout Abbey. It houses a comprehensive survey of six centuries of Flemish and Belgian painting, from Jan van Eyck to Marcel Broodthaers. The museum's many highlights include its collection of 'Flemish Primitive' art, works by a wide range of Renaissance and Baroque masters, as well as a selection of paintings from the 18th and 19th century neo-classical and realist periods, milestones of Belgian symbolism and modernism, masterpieces of Flemish expressionism and many items from the city's collection of post-war modern art.

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Groeninge 15, Bruges, Belgium
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Category: Museums in Belgium

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Julia Andrews (14 months ago)
Great exhibition, and the hand held device gives good information about certain pictures.
Paul (14 months ago)
A very good art gallery, with plenty of Flemish art (and others) up to the present day. The audio guide explains some of the artwork (look for the number in a black triangle in the picture's description) and does it well, so make sure that you pick up a handset.
Steve Cosyn (15 months ago)
Spectacular paintings by Jan van Eyck, Rogier van der Weyden and Gerard David. You just have to get through the entrance of the museum ?
Jasper Godeau (16 months ago)
A beautiful museum for fans of Flemish and international painters. A great collection of art pieces from many different art movements: Early Netherlandish painting (Vlaamse Primitieven) being a big part of this place.
Classicdriver 1800S (16 months ago)
The surroundings and garden are beautiful as well, a must see before the visit.
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