Museum Mayer van den Bergh

This exceptional museum houses the private collection of Frits Mayer van den Bergh, a passionate collector who succeeded, during his short life, in amassing perhaps the most important private collection in Antwerp.

Fritz Mayer van den Bergh (1858-1901) dedicated his life to art and collected an entire museum. An array of masterpieces from the Middle Ages and the Renaissance, as well as a number of fascinating 19th century works of art travelled to Antwerp at his request.

Paintings, sculptures, tapestries, drawings and stained glass windows were incorporated in Mayer van den Bergh’s home, adapted to become an intimate gallery space. In each room, the collector seduces with his refined taste, his exceptional knowledge and his eye for quality.

The only Belgian museum to get a mention in the 'Great smaller museums of Europe Guide', it is well deserved.

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Lange Gasthuisstraat 19
Antwerpen
+32 3 338 81 88
http://www.museummayervandenbergh.be/
museum.mayervandenbergh@stad.antwerpen.be

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