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The René Magritte House Museum

The René Magritte House Museum
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Rue Esseghem 135 / Esseghemstraat 135
1090 - Bruxelles (Jette) / Brussel (Jette)

Tel : +32 2 428 26 26

Fax : +32 2 428 26 26

Email :
info@magrittemuseum.be

Website :
http://www.magrittemuseum.be

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Brussels card - Free entranceThe René Magritte museum is installed in the house where the famous surrealist painter lived for twenty-four years. Thisliving environment, recreated with authentic furniture, inspired Magritte in his work. In the dining room of this rented apartment, the artist painted nearly half of his body of work. This quiet spotwas where his most creative period developed, resulting in awe-inspiring paintings.

135 rue Esseghem also became the headquarters of the Belgian surrealists. The artist's friends used to gather there every weekand organise all kinds of happenings. Their meetings resulted in many subversive activities, books, journals and pamphlets.

These activities are clearly illustrated on the two upper floors of the museum through original works, photographs, objects of interest, letters and personal documents.

This dwelling was restored and turned into a museum from 1993 to 1999. It is designed as a permanent tribute to one of the most brilliant artists of all time .

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