The permanent exhibition

The permanent exhibition

The experience.brussels exhibition can be found in the heart of Brussels, at the Place Royale. It is a perfect place to start your (re)discovery of Brussels.

Fall in love with this unique city

This exhibition allows you to experience Brussels in an entirely new and different way. You will discover the city’s most famous places, the little-known gems and the secret spots through the eyes of the city’s greatest asset: the people who live, work, come together and shine in the heart of Europe.

What is Brussels' greatest symbol? A giant atom? A little boy peeing? A lavishly ornamented square? Rainy weather? A portion of Belgian chips? At experience.brussels you will discover the real Brussels, in all its diverse, sometimes complex but always stunning beauty.

Brussels like you’ve never seen it before

The exhibition presents you with a different and personal overview of Brussels. Turn the pages of our giant book to discover the major moments of Brussels' history; take part in our interactive quiz and test your knowledge of the European Union; or learn to speak a word or two in the old Brussels dialect!

Meet the genuine Brussels locals, colourful and charming characters, who will tell you their story, the anecdotes about their lives in the capital. Our incredible interactive model allows you to have all four corners of the Brussels-Capital Region at your fingertips: its 19 communes and its interconnected neighbourhoods will amaze you. Expand your appreciation for how this multi-faceted capital works and houses 5 parliaments. And do not leave without your own personalised post card!

Your visit

Whether you are only here for a few days or you were born and raised in Brussels: this city's great atmosphere will amaze you and you will be stunned by how much Brussels has to offer. The experience.brussels exhibition is open to all and will be an amazing discovery for you, your friends and family..!

So, are you ready to discover the most original exhibition of the capital? Click here to prepare your visit.

Welcome to Brussels!