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Parlamentarium (European Parliament)

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Address: Esplanade Solidarnosc | Off Rue Belliard, Brussels 1047, Belgium
Phone Number: +32 2 283 22 22
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
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FREE ENTRY. Experience the European Parliament in Brussels like never...

FREE ENTRY. Experience the European Parliament in Brussels like never before. At our Visitors' Centre, children and adults alike get to discover what the European institutions that represent them are all about in a refreshingly new way: the Parlamentarium. Our Portable Media Guides take our visitors through an interactive journey of European integration, revealing the impact this process has had on the everyday lives of Europeans. As the first ever citizens' exhibition to do so, the Parlamentarium caters to all 24 official languages of the European Union, and is completely free! Our facilities and multimedia guides have been designed to be fully accessible to those with special needs.

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European history in one place

A must go and see when in Brussels. Not too far from the city centre and it's free!! After going through airport style security, pick up the free audio guide and off you go at... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

A must go and see when in Brussels. Not too far from the city centre and it's free!! After going through airport style security, pick up the free audio guide and off you go at your own pace. Good insight into the background and evolution of the EU right up to the present day but no mention of Brexit! We... More 

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Warsaw, Poland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We wanted just to go through the Museum, but it was so involving, so interesting (for people who likes history) that we spent there more than two hours. Generally it's better to have at least 5. Free of charge :-)

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This is a very interesting insight on the work of the European parliament and the European institutions. It is clear, didactic, colourful and should be better known. Definitely a must in Brussels whoever you are (family, business, couples, etc.)

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Nice to see how our political system works even if you are not into politics. You will definitely hear and see things that you didn't knew.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Definitely a must see when in Brussels as Brussels is the capital of the EU , it's s very modern building unlike the 1600 architecture of the grand place.when you see it on a map it looks ages out when it actually isn't in fact it's probably less than a ten minute walk

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you are interested in politics and how the European system works, this is a place you must visit. A little history of Europe as well.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This is the kind of place that might be really tedious -- but it wasn't. There's a lot of reading and some cutesy "outreach" exhibits, but in the end I thought it was informational and helpful -- did you know the EU started as the European Steel and Coal Community? It was neat to see people from all over Europen... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

There you can know every thing about European union in a very exciting way. From how it was suggested to the present situation and till future plans.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Parlamentarium provides a well-executed lesson in history and government that should hold the interest of visitors from teens to seniors. The individual audio/text guides worked well. They are activated for the various displays by holding them in proximity to clearly identified contacts. Models early in the tour show the physical sites of the European Union governing institutions. A series... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I really enjoyed this museum, theres free lockers and an audio guide so you can wander around leisurely. I could have probably spent half the day there and it is all for free! It was interesting and eye-opening, as we are really not educated enough about the EU, and this museum finally put the pieces together. The information was a... More 

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