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Art & History Museum

Parc du Cinquantenaire 10, Brussels 1000, Belgium
+32 2 741 73 31
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Travel through time: discover our vast collections of art and objects, ranging from prehistory right up to the 20th century!
  • Excellent40%
  • Very good44%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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Parc du Cinquantenaire 10, Brussels 1000, Belgium
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"easter island"
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"british museum"
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"amazing pieces"
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"large museum"
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"great museum"
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"archaeology"
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Reviewed 6 days ago

My wife and I wandered into this museum just because our hotel was nearby. It was almost empty on a May Sunday at midday. Considerable collections for Greek and Roman antiquities, Asian, and Precolumbian Americas, and many other cultures. Great collection of 15th-18th century scientific...More

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Reviewed 22 March 2018

I was here on the 20th of March for the conference. The venue for the conference was excellent, the staff working in the museum were also excellent and very friendly. During the breaks I used the time to visit the collection. There is a wide...More

1  Thank CiaraOH86
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Reviewed 13 December 2017 via mobile

Smelly toilets of pee. The smell arrives till the shop of the museum. I have never seen something similar.

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Reviewed 3 December 2017 via mobile

I wandered around this huge site in the cold rain trying to find the entrance. When l did (it’s at the side) the staff tried to encourage me to buy the inclusive ticket of 18€. I didn’t have the time or the budget to do...More

Thank jimmibean
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Reviewed 14 September 2017

This is a deceptively large museum and I didn't have time to do it justice. I did the Belgian / European half that starts with archaeology and moves on to artefacts of different eras. The stand-out for me was a whole room of early Christian...More

Thank Martin_Ridgway
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Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

Cinquantenaire Museum is located Cinquantenaire park together with the Military museum and Autoworld, so there is no need to leave the area especially if you are staying locally. The museum is one of the biggest in Belgium and will take you through the archaeology of...More

1  Thank MrPhileasF
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Reviewed 23 July 2017

Musee du Cinquantenaire located in the eastern end of Parc Cinquantenaire. The collection inside the museum is extensive and very high quality. There are exhibits from every corner of the world and there should be enough to please everyone. The one annoy thing and the...More

2  Thank macedonboy
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Reviewed 12 July 2017 via mobile

The museum is located in the Parc du Cinquantenaire, easily accessible by metro or train (walking distance from Schuman Station). You have the choice to see exhibitions and/ or the permanent collection. The permanent collection is small in number of items but quite rich and...More

Thank Amelie_Tomoko
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Reviewed 9 July 2017

In terms of a collection, it's not too shabby. It has a bit of everything for its size. My favorite part was the European collection. I have not seen such exquisite church artifacts. Loved the Orthodox icons. It's a small collection but nice nonetheless. They...More

Thank cristoph2010
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Reviewed 19 April 2017

Well worth visiting. A large museum with an interesting collection of ethnic art works from round the world.

1  Thank MAR-AM-UK
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