Gaspar Museum, Arlon
Rue des Martyrs 16
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This museum is dedicated to the work of sculptor Jean-Marie Gaspar and the history and heritage of Arlon, in the Belgian province of Luxembourg.
The Gaspar Museum is located in a middle-class house in the centre of the town. It takes its name from a family from Arlon, whose most well-known members are Jean-Marie Gaspar (1861-1931), the famed animal sculptor, and his brother Charles Gaspar (1871-1950),the photographer, collector and patron.
Two restored state rooms exhibit bronzes and many plaster sculptures by Jean Gaspar, as well as collections by Charles Gaspar.
The museum organises temporary exhibitions dedicated to the art and history of Arlon and the region. It also displays paintings by several artists from the province.
During your visit, you will also see the famous Fisenne altar piece, a masterpiece from the early 16th-century Anvers school.
Visiting the museum
All year round, Tuesday to Saturday from 9.30am to 12pm and 1pm to 5.30pm.
1 April to 30 September, Sundays and public holidays from 1.30pm to 5.30pm.
Closed on Mondays and on 1, 11 and 15 November, 2 November (morning) and during the Christmas holidays.
Senior citizens: €3
Children from 6 to 12 years old: €1
Children under 6: free
Groups of at least 10 people: €2pp
Free on the 1st Sunday of the month (February to December inclusive).
Disabled access: the entrance for disabled people is on the left side of the museum.
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