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Rockox House

Keizerstraat 12, Antwerp 2000, Belgium
+32 3 201 92 50
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The Rockox House is a small museum near the ancient center of Antwerp. When we visited it was... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
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Well worth visiting

This is a charming museum with a very well displayed collection of mainly paintings and tapestries... read more

Reviewed 5 May 2017
Susan A
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Keizerstraat 12, Antwerp 2000, Belgium
+32 3 201 92 50
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Rockox House is a small museum near the ancient center of Antwerp. When we visited it was hosting an exhibit of many fine works of art from the Royal Museum of Antwerp, which is under restoration. This exhibit was very good. The staff were...More

1  Thank JeffLookinatFish
Reviewed 5 May 2017

This is a charming museum with a very well displayed collection of mainly paintings and tapestries which belonged to a mayor of Antwerp who was a friend of Rubens. The admission charge includes a very comprehensive guide. Each exhibit is numbered and so easy to...More

Thank Susan A
Reviewed 4 May 2017

The museum has some fine Dutch Masters' paintings in a very pleasant setting. A visit is well worth the time.

Thank Ted B
Reviewed 10 March 2017

Perhaps because it was a private house, and shows what was a private collection, this museum conveys a sense of privileged access to a coherent, lovely, series of paintings. Everything seems to fit. Especially this year (2017) it is housing some treasures of the Royal...More

2  Thank Richard_D_North
Reviewed 3 March 2017

Beautiful exhibition in a fascinating private house of 1603, curated very profound, exceptional masterpieces on view, friendly staff, must-see

Thank Ivo K
Reviewed 25 February 2017

This old mayor's house contains an impressive collection of flemish painters, from the primitives till the baroque. It houses part of the Royal Arts Museum of Antwerp which is under restoration. Small, but a must.

Thank Bruno V
Reviewed 24 December 2016

The Rockox house fits in the line of 16th century museums in Antwerp. I found it less impressive than its competitors the Rubens house and the museum Mayer Van den Bergh, and also than the printing museum Plantin-Moretus, but still it has a fine painting...More

Reviewed 11 November 2016

if you love art,(painting, sculptures, books, tapestries ....) its a must see , beautiful house, lovely little garden. A secret gem in Antwerp and must see if you love paintings

Thank GreenGem2014
Reviewed 22 October 2016

Situated away from the main high street, Rockox House provides further artwork from those found at Rubens House. Considering that Rockox was a lawyer and a friend of Rubens, his house illustrates his love for great artwork and other artistic forms. To expand your artistic...More

Thank Ashley P
Reviewed 23 August 2016

Wonderful little museum with an outstanding collection. Unique XVI° century building with restored garden.

Thank Pieter O
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