The Clockarium

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The Clockarium

While the Clockarium Museum is best known for its remarkable collection of ceramic clocks (over 1,000!), the house in which it is located is also worth a look. A fine example of an Art Deco style city residence, it was built in 1935 by the architect Gustave Bossuyt and featured two staggered floors at the time of its construction. The front section of the third floor, originally a terrace with a pergola, was replaced in 1953 by a large bedroom with an en-suite bathroom designed by the architect L. Schoemaker. The bow window on the first floor is supported by unusual blue stone pillars, positioned on either side of the garage, which form both a type of canopy above the front door and the base of the second floor balcony. The third floor, slightly set back, also features a balcony. An Art Deco mosaic-tiled fountain in the hallway offers a pleasant prelude to the collection of mantelpiece ornaments from all over Europe. This quirky, colourful setting is a perfect fit for the museum itself.

Practical information

  • Boulevard Auguste Reyers/Auguste Reyerslaan 163
    1030 Brussels
    • Sun. only from 10h00 to 17h30
      only accessible within the framework of the activities 
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