Erasmus House & Beguinage
Visit one of the oldest Gothic houses in Brussels and enjoy a journey back in time in the Anderlecht Beguinage.
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28.04 Concert George van Dam, violin and harpsichord
George van Dam presents an exceptional concert blending ancient and contemporary music featuring works by JS Bach, Morton Feldman, Erwin Schulhoff, and Joh. Jakob Froberger.
The concert will take place in the magnificent Renaissance hall of Maison d’Erasme. Don’t miss this captivating musical experience!
Visit the restored beguinage
The beguinage has been restored in depth and is once again open to visitors each 1st Sunday of the month with guided tours, free admission!
Discover this entirely restored architectural jewel in a pristine state and the work done to restore its original appearance to this extraordinary heritage site unique in Europe.
A new museum project is currently in the pipeline.
Visit these timeless places in Brussels
The Erasmus House and the Beguinage are two of the oldest municipal museums in Belgium. With the collegiate church of Saint Peter and Saint Guidon, they form an exceptional historical complex. This ensemble reflects the glorious past of the commune of Anderlecht which experienced considerable development from the Middle Ages, due in part to the cult of Saint Guidon, the patron saint of cattle.
Options for schools
The Erasmus House and Beguinage Museums provide an opportunity to approach history via current concerns such as censorship, freedom of expression, the place of women in society, the coexistence of religions and the question of European and national identity.
Difficilia quæ pulchra
Beautiful things are difficult
Erasmus, Adagium n° 1012 (II, I, 12)