Magritte Museum
Musée Magritte/Magritte Museum
Hoardings inspired by the Magritte on the museum building during its renovation (2008)
Magritte Museum is located in Brussels
Magritte Museum
Location within Brussels
Established 2009
Location Place Royale / Koningsplein 1,
B-1000 Brussels
Website .be.musee-magritte-museumwww

The Magritte Museum (French: Musée Magritte, Dutch: Magritte Museum) is a museum in Brussels, Belgium dedicated to the work of the Belgian surrealist artist, René Magritte. It is situated next to the Royal Museums of Fine Arts of Belgium.


The Magritte Museum opened to the public on 30 May 2009 in Irene Hamoir Scutenaire, who was his primary collector.[4] Additionally, the museum includes Magritte's experiments with photography from 1920 on and the short surrealist films he made from 1956 on.[4]


  1. ^ Magritte Museum
  2. ^ "Two New Museums for Tintin and Magritte". Time. 30 May 2009. Retrieved 2009-05-30. 
  3. ^ Victor Zak October 2009 page 20 Westways Magazine
  4. ^ a b Oisteanu, Valery. "Magritte, Painter-Philosopher". The Brooklyn Rail (July–August 2010).