The most important museums in Brussels
Over 20.000 paintings, drawings and sculptures that date from the beginning of the fifteenth century to the present day.
The Musical Instruments Museum in Brussels has over 7000 musical instruments from the Middle Ages to the present day. It is a worldwide point of reference.
The Magritte Museum in Brussels features the largest collection (250 works of art) of one of the best Belgian artists from the twentieth century.
Our favourite museums
The Royal Museum of the Armed Forces and of Military History in Brussels houses numerous aircrafts, uniforms, tanks and arms.
Autoworld is a vintage car museum in Brussels that explores the history of the automobile and features numerous relics of the car industry.
The Museum of the City of Brussels, housed in the Maison du Roi in the Grand Place, is dedicated to the history of Brussels. Discover it!
Other interesting museums
The Cinquantenaire Museum, part of the Royal Museums of Art and History, is dedicated to the history of the human evolution.
The Natural Sciences Museum in Brussels is dedicated to the natural history. It has one of the most important dinosaur galleries in Europe.
The BELvue Museum reflects the national history of Belgium from the Belgian Revolution until it became a federal state in 1993.
The Horta Museum, built between 1898 and 1901, was owned and designed by the best-known architect of Art Nouveau, Victor Horta.
Charlier Museum is housed in a nineteenth century mansion remodelled by Victor Horta and owned by Henri Van Cutsem, a wealthy art collector.
The best of the rest
How can I save on the museums?
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