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Art history lovers!

The Rockoxhuis is a fantastic little historical museum, showcasing some beautiful pieces with good... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Sarah A
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Bath, United Kingdom
A less known museum, but with all sorts of art

We were there as part of a conference delegation, and got a quick tour, but we did need more time... read more

Reviewed 14 January 2019
JAYPEECORN
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Antwerp, Belgium
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Rockoxhuis is a fantastic little historical museum, showcasing some beautiful pieces with good information. Beautifully curated with an excellent modern ipad guide system, you won't be disappointed and will leave more informed and inspired. There is also a handy room downstairs to drop off...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Sarah A
Reviewed 14 January 2019

We were there as part of a conference delegation, and got a quick tour, but we did need more time, as there is a little bit of everything to see here; another one not to be missed when in Antwerp.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 23 December 2018

This museum is worth a visit just for the beautiful house and the courtyard alone. It's nice to hear the story about this place. You find paintings, furniture, musical instruments, etc. ....

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank NoeB1
Reviewed 14 December 2018

A small but splendid museum based in the original 17th century house of an Antwerp mayor. It has a nice collection of baroque paintings of Brueghel, Jordaens and other masters. At the same time it gives a good view of the way of life of...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Booffamily
Reviewed 5 December 2018

If you only have time to visit one historical house or museum in Antwerp I would recommend the Snijdesr and Rockox House. The house and collection are beautiful with an excellent screening room with comfy sofas showing short films about both Snijders and and Rockox...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 18 November 2018 via mobile

The museum is small and nice but you can totally skip it if your time is limited. At some point it feels a little repetitive

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank jcisinthehouse
Reviewed 7 November 2018

The museum offers a rather intimate view into the art and lives of the upper class in the baroque period. The original housing still breaths the atmosphere of these days. The paintings are top class works and show the themes that were important to the...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Patrick V
Reviewed 22 September 2018

Small enough that you don't lose the will to live. Large enough to be worthwhile. It tells a real story of the art going on in the time of Rubens (and there were others!) plus something of the rich musical life of the period. Wouldn't...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Borderer12
Reviewed 13 August 2018

This museum is in the former homes of painter Snyder and mayor Rockox - who lived side by side. Both were incredibly successful in their time (as you can see by the extravagance of the houses). The works for Frans Snyder are incredibly impressive, and...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank Adam W
Reviewed 12 August 2018 via mobile

2 old but impressive buildings house this museum. You can walk through it at your own leisure with a sophisticated ipad-app that tells you more about each painting just by pointing at it. It gives you ample opportunity to study the background and details of...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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