Horta Museum

Brussels, Belgium

The Horta Museum is dedicated to the life and work of the Belgian Art Nouveau architect Victor Horta and his time. The museum is housed in Horta's former house and atelier, Maison & Atelier Horta (1898), in the Brussels municipality of Saint-Gilles. Housed in the Art Nouveau interiors is a permanent display of furniture, utensils and art objects designed by Horta and his contemporaries as well as documents related to his life and time. The museum also organises temporary exhibitions on topics related to Horta and his art. The building is inscribed on the UNESCO World Heritage List as one of the major town houses of Victor Horta in Brussels.

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Founded: 1898
Category: Museums in Belgium

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Greg Castro-Burgueno (2 years ago)
Beautiful museum. It's a trip back in time to see what life was like when Horta designed all these beautiful and iconic buildings in Belgium ❤️
Stephen Laing (2 years ago)
The house is beautiful but I found the staff quite rude, which seems like a common issue here. Don’t go for a late session as you will get rushed through the rooms, and don’t dare answer an urgent message on your phone as you will get told off like a petulant child.
Stuart Gethner (2 years ago)
Hidden gem in the neighborhood. You must make a reservation or you won't get it. Staff VERY helpful. And a very UNIQUE home that is worth the visit!
Antonio Carrasco (2 years ago)
A really nice way to get to know a bit more about the personality of this pioneer of Modernism by stepping into the personal world of the artist, which represents his own house. You can imagine the architect focused on his work at his desk or having a rest after a hard day. Each room and each piece of furniture has their own story to tell. Definitely worth visiting
Kelvin Bland (2 years ago)
Fantastic building very beautiful. Very artful layout ensuring that natural light reached deep into the building. Thank heavens and it's supporters that it has been saved for posterity.
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