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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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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
Grand-Place, Brussels 1000, Belgium
+32 2 279 43 50
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Reviewed 2 days ago

This museum focuses entirely on Brussels. Gives a fairly good understanding of the history and culture. Makes especially clear the significance of the 1830/1831 independence movement.

Thank David S
Reviewed 3 days ago

Not my first visit to the city hall, yet its beauty still captivates me. It really pays to go and check it out.

Thank XtremeTravel
Reviewed 5 days ago

We only viewed the building from the outside. It is one of two buildings in Grand-Place that really need an exterior cleaning to bring them up to the beauty of the surrounding, well maintained guild buildings.

Thank Thomas W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I visited on first Sunday of the month and didn't have to pay. That's pretty much the only good thing about it. There is hardly anything interesting inside - the highlight is the Manneke Pis exhibition and there are just a few other interesting pieces....More

1  Thank Rewee
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

You can find this museum in the Grand Place Square. It is free with the Brussels Card. What is most interesting about this museum is that the REAL Manneken Pis is here rather than what is at the fountain. I guess after the Manneken Pis...More

Thank Tofurry
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It's an interesting place, not huge but free to get in when I went. Very informative regarding Brussels and it's beginnings. I liked the room dedicated to the mannekin pis...the actual original statue is here after its legs were stich ed back on...they should probably...More

Thank Darren P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I only had a few hours during my layover to get a feel for Brussels and this museum was perfect for that. Only 8 euro and not huge, so you can get all of it done if you're pressed for time. I learned a lot...More

Thank Siobhán H
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Archaeology on the ground floor, then lots of maps, prints, a model of old Brussels, a useful video, and more furniture (sacred and secular) extracted from various places around the city.

Thank Martin_Ridgway
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We wanted to learn a bit about Brussels history etc so decided a tour of the museum was a good idea. The exhibits are well presented and there are large printed cards in popular languages to read from. The scale models of the town and...More

Thank Keith M
Reviewed 9 September 2017

Not What I was expecting... it looked like empty, but it does give you an idea of what Brussels iconic statues and places are about. It's okay...

Thank apocalipse
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