Maison D Erasme

4.3 Currently Open [Closes at 06:00 pm]
  • Address: Rue du Chapitre 31, 1070 Bruxelles, Belgium, Brussels
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  • Timings: 10:00 am - 06:00 pm Details
  • Phone: +32-25211383
  • Ticket Price: 1 EUR
  • Time Required: 02:00 Hrs
  • Tags: Museums, Garden, Historical Site, Family And Kids

Desiderius Erasmus Roterodamus was a Dutch Renaissance humanist priest of cAtholic faith who angered both his own church and Reformation members by preaching a middle path between the two philosophies. He would go on to become one of the most influential philosophers after his death. He stayed in this residence in the 16th century.

While the focus of the museum is on the monk, there are also material related to his times, mostly paintings, but also books, the origins of printing, and philosophical gardens. There are two other gardens on the grounds - a medicinal garden and a second philosophical garden.

Belgium’s smallest Beguinage, of the extant Anderlecht Commune, was formed in the 12th century. The museum of the Beguinage building focuses on Anderlecht history, archaeological artefacts, and religious art.

Maison D Erasme Travel Tips

  • Request guided tours by contacting the museum.

Entrance Ticket Details For Maison D Erasme

Guided Tour For Groups Of 25:

  • One Museum: EUR 100
  • Two Museums: EUR 120

Maison D Erasme Hours

  • Beguinage: 10:00am - 12:00pm and 2:00pm - 5:00pm

How to Reach Maison D Erasme

  • Subway 5; Tram 81; Bus 46, 49, N18 stop Saint-Guidon
  • Buses 116, 117, 118, 140, 571, 572, 810 stop Anderlecht Sint-Guido
  • Drive to here.

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  • Maison D Erasme Address: Rue du Chapitre 31, 1070 Bruxelles, Belgium, Brussels
  • Maison D Erasme Contact Number: +32-25211383
  • Maison D Erasme Timing: 10:00 am - 06:00 pm
  • Maison D Erasme Price: 1 EUR
  • Best time to visit Maison D Erasme(preferred time): 10:00 am - 04:00 pm
  • Time required to visit Maison D Erasme: 02:00 Hrs
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  • 0.09% of people who visit Brussels include Maison D Erasme in their plan

  • 66.67% of people start their Maison D Erasme visit around 3 PM

  • People usually take around 2 Hrs to see Maison D Erasme

Tuesday and Sunday

66.67% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Maison D Erasme

People normally also visit Museum Of The City Of Brussels while planning their trip to Maison D Erasme.

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Maison D Erasme Reviews & Ratings

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  • Gorgeous ancient house and garden in the unlikely borough of Anderlecht, better known for football than culture... Don't miss their very interesting conferences, concerts and exhibitions.

  • The 500 year old house is packed with old paintings, furniture and books. Most from the time period. Extremely beautiful and pristine with only a few visitors when I went on a Tuesday.

  • Has a small museum dedicated to Erasmus, and a nice philosophical garden. The latter is rather nice in the summer.

  • Staff wasnt kind at all. Asked us to put our bags in the office becoz of "security reasons". While the others were allowed to take it inside. As for the house itself. Worth the visit.

  • Nice place to visit in a lazy aftzernoon

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