Victor Horta Museum, Brussels

Rue Américaine 26-30, 1060 Saint-Gilles, Belgium

Victor Horta Museum - is not exactly a standard museum. Its main exhibit is the building itself - one of the many architectural masterpieces of Art Nouveau genius Victor Horta in which he lived and worked. The house was built in 1898. It reflects one of the main innovations of Orta - building rooms around the main central hall. The house has a glass ceiling, so that falls through it creates light indoors natural illumination. Among the exhibits - many items that belonged to the architect, he developed objects and documents which are an excellent illustration of the life and works of the great masters. The museum building was included in the UNESCO World Heritage list in 2000 along with three other buildings Horta - hotel "Tassel" hotel "Solvey" on Avenue Louise and the hotel "Wang Etvelde.".

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