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Skip-the-Ticket-Line Brussels Atomium Admission Ticket

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    What to Expect
    Atomium was the main pavilion and icon of the World Fair of Brussels (1958), commonly called Expo 58. It symbolized the democratic will to maintain peace among all the nations, faith in progress, both technical and scientific and, finally, an optimistic vision of the future of a modern, new, super-technological world for a better life for mankind.

    The Atomium was not intended to survive beyond the 1958 World Fair but its popularity and success soon made it a key landmark, first of Brussels then internationally. 

    Half a century later, the Atomium continues, for that matter, to embody those ideas of the future and universality. And, among other things through its cultural programming, it carries on the debate begun in 1958: What kind of future do we want for tomorrow? What does happiness depend on?

    Over and above the symbolic value linked to its history, the Atomium has become one of the icons of the city of Brussels: capital of Europe, with which it has a special relationship. Since its inspired restoration (2006), the landmark that many people call the most Belgian monument is also a museum with its permanent collections and temporary exhibitions.

    The completely steel-clad Atomium is a kind of UFO in the cultural history of Humanity, a mirror turned simultaneously towards the past and the future, comparing Utopias of yesterday with dreams for tomorrow.

    Art and Design Atomium Museum

    Visit the only museum in Brussels, dedicated to designing from the XXth century until today, situated next to the Atomium.

    The ADAM was opened in December 2015 and proposes:
    • the exceptional collection of the Plasticarium as the permanent collection
    • different temporary exhibitions with themes as art and design from the XX century until today
    • an art center with group visits, activities, conferences, rooms for private usage, a shop and café.

    You can use an audio-application and information sheets for free, the information is adapted especially for the little ones.
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Atomium
    Departure Time
    10:00 AM
    Duration
    2h
    Inclusions
    • All taxes, fees and handling charges
    • Entry/Admission - Atomium
    • Entry/Admission - Art & Design Atomium Museum
    • Entry/Admission - ADAM Brussels Design Museum
    Exclusions
    • Gratuities
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Children under 6 and people with disabilities are free of charge
    • Note that the ADAM museum is closed on Tuesdays
    • Dress code is casual
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 15 travelers
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    Loved both the Atomium and the Design Museum. The history and importance of the 1958 Expo in the height of the Cold War are explained with many newspaper clippings and mementos The views of the City, the light shows as you go up escalators and in center are dazzling.
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    We visited the Atomium last week whilst visiting Brussels and Bruges. A friend advised me to purchase the tickets beforehand which I'm glad we did as there was quite a queue to buy tickets when we arrived. We had a little wait for the lifts to the top but the view was brilliant
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    We had a blast at the Atomium! Loved the light show on levels 3 and 4! The music is awesome! You have to see it by the end of August, though. Skipping the line saves you a lot of time.
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    Took teenage granddaughter to the Atomium via Red Sightseeing Bus. We were there mid June. It was an interesting place and we both enjoyed it. We went per escalator and stairs into most of the globes. There is on photo opportunity in one direction only. You have to take the
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    We had our tickets but still came in a line and had to wait app. 20 minutes to enter the elevator. Very little people can go in there, that's why the cue is large.
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