Museum David and Alice Buuren in Brussels

Museum David and Alice Buuren Overview

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The Museum David and Alice Buuren is a essentially a private house built for art lover and banker David Buuren and his wife Alice. The house was built between 1924 and 1928 by the Buuren’s as a work of art to display their art collections surrounded by Art Deco interiors.

Beautiful gardens surround the house and were designed by Jules Buyssens and Rene Pechere in 1968. In 2001 the house was declared a National Heritage Site and in 1975 the house was converted into a museum.

The house is teeming with ancient paintings by artists such as Vancent Van Gough, James Ensor, Rik Wouters, Xavier Mellery and Gustave vsn de Woestijne among others. The living room of the house is adorned with carpets designed by Dutch designers such as Jaap Gidding, a striking piano made out of rosewood designed by Julius Bluther and a stunning chandelier that weighs 500 kg and was designed by Jan Eisenloeffel.

  • Opening Closing Time 2pm to 5:30 pm (Wednesday to Monday)

  • Entrance Fee EUR 10 (adults), EUR 8 (seniors), EUR 5 (Children). Children under 12 years can enter free. There is a separate entry fee if one wishes to see only the garden.

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