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Museum of the City of Brussels (Musee de la Ville de Bruxelles)

Grand-Place, Brussels 1000, Belgium
+32 2 279 43 50
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The Brussels Card with Optional STIB Public Transportation
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
Grand-Place, Brussels 1000, Belgium
+32 2 279 43 50
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a charming old building in the Grand Place, the heart of old Brussels and is worth an hour of anybody's time.

Thank Chris d
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Interesting to trace the history of the city through old maps, paintings, models and pictures. Definitely worth a visit.

Thank likebeach
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

For a Dutch or French speaking tourist it might be an interesting visit. Also you would need to know some history of Belgium to understand the museum and the particular importance of the building this museum is located in. Exhibition is in French and Dutch...More

1  Thank Nathan C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

There really isn't much here. A handfull of old sculptures and a few paintings, but mostly bird's-eye drawings of Brussels that pretty much look the same. Aside from that, there is nothing here about the history of the city. There was something to do with...More

Thank sandy c
Reviewed 12 November 2017

Some excellent collections (really liked the ceramic tableware and paintings) and very much enjoyed the Baudelaire exhibition - gives a good introduction to Brussels' humour and sense of not taking itself too seriously :) One comment is that the audioguide was quite out of sync...More

Thank Eleanor H
Reviewed 11 November 2017 via mobile

We visited this beautiful building in the Grand Place with our Brussels Cards, allowing us free entry to 39 museums and public transport for 3 days. Ordinarily the price would have been €8 a piece. We had assumed the Museum of Brussels would take us...More

1  Thank Mongovag
Reviewed 11 November 2017

Since we had the Brussels museum pass (a good buy if you intend to visit several museums) we decided to visit this. It presented a good view of the history of the city. Many of the labels were somewhat of the "tongue -in-cheek" style. It...More

Thank Gogocar
Reviewed 11 November 2017

Situated in a stunning building (though in need of a good clean), this museum could be much more imaginative in the way that it displays its contents. It is rather old-fashioned and very surprisingly for the hordes of visitors it gets, several sections of displays...More

Thank david n
Reviewed 6 November 2017

When I'm visiting a city for the first time, I usually find it helpful to check out those museums devoted to the city, for some perspective. Located on the Grand Place, the Museum of the City of Brussels may well be housed in the most...More

Thank StockholmKindaGuy
Reviewed 4 November 2017

Tickets to this museum also got us into the Mannekin Pis costume museum. Both are well worth a look.

Thank cajunnsw
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