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Museum of Ixelles

Museum of Ixelles
© Musée d'Ixelles

Welcome to the Museum of Ixelles, where over 13,000 pieces of permanent collections and temporary exhibitions awaits your curiosity.

The Museum of Ixelles, offering you national heritage since 1892

Situated in the heart of the Brussels commune, Ixelles, this former abattoir became a museum in 1892. 

The Museum of Ixelles has 2 principal missions: presever and protect cultural heritage and to also promote the development of collections.

The collections of the Musem of Ixelles present a vast panorama of the Belgian art from the 19th and 20th centuries, a view on the different artistic movements of this time: Realism, Impressionism, Luminism, Neo-impressionism and Symbolism for the 19th century, and Fauvism, Expressionism, Cubism, Surrealism, Abstract Art and the most popular current movements for the 20th century.

Many Flemish artists, some representatives of foreign schools and a remarkable set of fin-de-siècle posters with the full collection of original posters by Toulouse-Lautrec complete the exhibited collection.

Practical information

All useful information regarding opening times and admission prices can be found on the website.

The museum is closed on Mondays, public holidays and during the setting up and dismantling of exhibitions. For more information, please visit the website.

The museum has disabled access.

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Discover the permanent collections and temporary exhibitions at the Museum of Ixelles.

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  • tel. : +32 (0) 2 515 64 21
  • fax : +32 (0) 2 515 64 24
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