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Stedelijk Museum

Florent Van Cauwenberghstraat 14, Lier 2500, Belgium
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Breugel collection

This is a rather small museum, just 3 large rooms, of which 1 is reserved largely for special... read more

Reviewed 23 June 2017
Katrien S
,
Ghent, Belgium
Exceeding expectations

I expected an average museum in this small though historic town of Lier. I was pleasantly surprised... read more

Reviewed 14 January 2017
RHAHJ
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Nijmegen, The Netherlands
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Reviewed 23 June 2017

This is a rather small museum, just 3 large rooms, of which 1 is reserved largely for special exhibitions. However, In the 2 remaining rooms there are well over a dozen paintings of Pieter Breugel II, some of them original works, others based on the...More

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Reviewed 14 January 2017

I expected an average museum in this small though historic town of Lier. I was pleasantly surprised by the many famous paintings, mainly proverbs painted by Pieter Brueghel. There is also an interesting series of paintings by Jan van Beers. He was suspected of painting...More

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Reviewed 13 November 2016

This lovely little museum is just off the central square of Lier. It has a small permanent collection along with paintings on long term loan from Antwerp. A must for fans of Bruegel.

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Reviewed 25 April 2016

This is an absolute MUST for Brueghel fans as it has over a dozen originals which can be viewed close up and in peace. This is definitely a hidden gem managed by the most delightful people

Thank Richard H
Reviewed 10 April 2016

Well kept museum hosting a small collection of Flamish masters, The Bruegel collection stands above the other works.

Thank beppo81
Reviewed 5 February 2016

A nice visit on a rainy day januari. Very complete overview of the old master Pieter Bruegel and a lot of copies. Well explained in a good readable series of info on paper.

Thank Rob S
Reviewed 13 August 2015

A small but delightful and relatively inexpensive €4 gallery showing several huge Breughel paintings on loan from Antwerp. No audio tour in English, but there was an explanation (several pages) about the "Proverbs" -- just love how Breughel depicts real life scenes and "sinners"......we spent...More

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