Art & History Museum

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Art & History Museum :: © (c)kmkg-mrah

Step inside this historic building, one of the biggest museums in Belgium and erected by former Belgian King Leopold II. Discover a wealth of artefacts from prehistoric times over antiquity and the European applied arts to a vast collection of non-European art. Explore what's on, including interesting temporary exhibitions, lectures and various other activities. Unfortunately, the website does not extend to giving you a full viewing of our collection, comprising thousands of art treasures and historical objects. However, we hope that you will come and visit us and enjoy discovering or rediscovering the immense heritage that we manage and display. To us, indeed, art and history are not dead and dusty subjects, but very much alive and a constant source of inspiration and enjoyment.

The Art & History Museum is part of the Royal Museums of Art and History (RMAH) that also cover the Musical Instruments Museum (MIM), Halle Gate and the Museums of the Far East (currently closed for renovation).

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Practical information

  • Parc du Cinquantenaire
    1000 Brussels
  • Opening hours
    • Tuesday  09:30 - 17:00
    • Wednesday  09:30 - 17:00
    • Thursday  09:30 - 17:00
    • Friday  09:30 - 17:00
    • Saturday  10:00 - 17:00
    • Sunday  10:00 - 17:00
  • Price
    • Group: 6.0 €
    • Adultes: 8.0 €
    Free with the Brussels Card