260,000 visitors at Magritte Museum
Six months after the opening of the Musée Magritte Museum in Brussels 260,000 people have already visited it. All the guided tours are fully booked through the end of March 2010.
According to the Musée Magritte Museum the reservation system it uses to regulate the flood of visitors is working very well.
The museum advises all visitors (both groups and individuals) to make a reservation before visiting the museum. If a reservation is not made beforehand entrance into the museum cannot be guaranteed.
The Magritte Museum in Brussels opened on June 2, 2009. With a total surface of 2,500 m² Brussels has the largest Magritte collection in the world.
René Magritte (21 November 1898 - 15 August 1967) is one of Belgium's claims to fame. He is one of the best-known surrealist artists in the world. He is well-known for his witty and thought-provoking images.