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BELvue Museum

Place des Palais 7, Brussels 1000, Belgium
+32 2 500 45 55
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Have you ever wondered how much you really know about the history of Belgium ? Would you like to get to know it in a splendid building, next to the Royal Palace, where it all began? Then you must certainly visit the BELvue museum: the only museum that reveals the particularly fascinating history of Belgium. Remarkable film fragments, striking pictures and numerous period documents will guide you through more than one and a half century of stirring Belgian history. A visit to the BELvue museum offers you the opportunity to get all of Belgium's secrets unlocked! Creative and fun activities are available for children between 4 and 16 years.
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Place des Palais 7, Brussels 1000, Belgium
+32 2 500 45 55
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Reviewed 31 October 2016

Former luxury hotel, built in the 18th century and neighbour of the royal palace, transformed into a museum. Used to be a stuffy and boring museum on the monarchy but eventually got a much needed reorganisation. Interesting historical themes and timelines combined with different objects...More

Thank Peter D
Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

This is honestly of the best attractions in Brussels. It cost us 8 euros (we were under 25) which included entrance to Coudenberg too - the castle ruins. If you unsure of Belgium's history like us, this is perfect. It breaks down the history of...More

1  Thank Ellie S
Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

Visited the BELvue museum on my last day in Brussels. Only a small museum but very interesting. Focuses on the history of Brussels from different aspects from the war, education, industry etc €7 entry fee was okay too

1  Thank joe__davies
Reviewed 6 October 2016

This revue will be very personal to me, purely because I generally hate museums and get bored within seconds. It's normally the same old same old and you find yourself switching off very quickly.........but not here! I genuinely wanted to learn more about Brussels and...More

2  Thank Hoppy22
Reviewed 25 September 2016

We chanced upon this lille gem as we took a Sunday stroll past the Royal Palace. There was a cartoon expo on which showcased "the great history of little Belgium by 22 Belgian press cartoonists. It was hilarious! The Belgians do have a dry sense...More

1  Thank Esther H
Reviewed 4 August 2016 via mobile

Great museum, very interactive and informative. Very well priced at €5 if you are aged between 18-25. Would highly recommend for a history of Belgium! All information is available in four languages and you are given a booklet to provide further information as you walk...More

Thank stephdeakin
Reviewed 22 July 2016

This museum has been totally renovated and tells the story of Belgium in various themes eg politics, economics, immigration, and others. It is very interactive and interesting. There is an excellent restaurant and shop. There is a connected museum of a medieval street layout and...More

2  Thank JeanneauM
Reviewed 25 April 2016

I like it very much You can buy books and souvenirs of Brussels, not too crowded and you can eat fresh and natural food in the green tavern

Thank Myriam R
Reviewed 31 January 2016

Some intersting pieces of the private life of our past kings, that explain the life in XX century for the royal family. We visited it during a night event. It was rather fun as one part of the visit was in the underground part (old...More

Thank AdviseFromBrussels
Reviewed 21 October 2015 via mobile

It's a good place to visit if you want to know something about the Brussels and Belgium history. I'm not a pro if we are talking about Belgium history so I found it very satisfying to complete my lack of knowledge. Interesting displays, guide in...More

1  Thank Greendisease88
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