Horta Museum

building in Saint-Gilles, Belgium

The Horta Museum is a museum dedicated to the life and work of the Belgian Art Nouveau architect Victor Horta and his time. The museum is in Horta's former house in the Brussels municipality of Saint-Gilles. There is a permanent display of furniture, utensils and art objects made by Horta and his contemporaries. There are also documents related to his life and time. The museum organises temporary exhibitions on topics related to Horta and his art. The building is on the UNESCO World Heritage List.

Horta Museum
Musée Horta (in French)
Hortamuseum (in Dutch)
BE Bruxelles Horta maison.JPG
General information
Architectural styleArt Nouveau
LocationBrussels, Belgium
Coordinates50°49′27″N 4°21′17″E / 50.82417°N 4.35472°E / 50.82417; 4.35472Coordinates: 50°49′27″N 4°21′17″E / 50.82417°N 4.35472°E / 50.82417; 4.35472
Construction started1898
ClientVictor Horta
Design and construction
ArchitectVictor Horta
Official nameMajor Town Houses of the Architect Victor Horta (Brussels)
Criteriai, ii, iv
Designated2000 (24th session)
Reference no.1005
State Party Belgium
RegionEurope and North America


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