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Royal Museum of the Armed Forces and of Military History

Parc du Cinquantenaire 3 | Jubelpark, Brussels 1000, Belgium
+32 2 737 78 33
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The Royal Museum of the Armed Forces and of Military History is the perfect stop for history and military enthusiasts. Located in the two northernmost halls of the Cinquantenaire Park historic complex, the museum collections comprise more than 10 centuries of military and technology history, ranging from suits of armor, antique firearms and swords to armored vehicles and airplanes. Numerous paintings, sculptures, decorations, and military uniforms bring back to life the military history of this area. Admission is free. Closed on Mondays.
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Parc du Cinquantenaire 3 | Jubelpark, Brussels 1000, Belgium
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Reviewed 4 days ago

This is a lovely museum with a huge variety of exhibits, unfortunately very little is written in English. We shouldn't complain about that, & we were able to manage with the French & German we knew between us but I imagine for British speaking people...More

Thank 845victorial
Reviewed 6 days ago

We went to visit and photograph the impressive Arch and buildings located in this corner of the park. We became so intrigued with the area that we also went inside the museum. We weren't sure that we wanted to spend as much time inside but...More

Thank Gabriel002
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Really enjoyed visiting this museum only €5 per ticket and you could spend hours trawling through Histories. Definitely worth a visit if you are anyway interested in military

Thank E_Galvin
Reviewed 1 week ago

Evolution museum about real size airplanes from the great and the second world war. All are realy well kept and restaured. Very impressif collection. Also napoleon army collection and if you go to the top off the building an impressif panoramique view off Brussels. Right...More

Thank Marcgoodbuddy
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was a great day trip for anyone who loves military aircraft and modern history. If you don’t, still have a day out here as the sights from the top of the building are amazing!

Thank Jacob H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There are a lot of interesting pieces, particulary airplanes and helicopters. A nice bar where you can eat and drink inside the exposition. It has to be visited by all the air force history lovers.

Thank paolo m
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a huge museum with an impressive collection of military items. It covers so many different things such as swords, uniforms, drums, planes, medals and tanks including an anti-aircraft tank. You can’t fail to find something of interest! Much of what we saw was...More

Thank mandarina55
Reviewed 7 January 2018

It's a really impressive collection of weapons, uniforms, military vehicles (airplanes, tanks etc), but it lacks interesting information that would make it a bit more attractive to the everyday person who is not that informed in the topic. There were only few information displayed in...More

2  Thank bglrka
Reviewed 5 January 2018 via mobile

I came all the way from Ireland just to visit the museum. I did hear good thing about the museum. So when I came down I wasn't disappointed. Me having huge interest in aircraft, I loved each and every aircraft that was out there on...More

Thank Kieron W
Reviewed 4 January 2018

From the time I booked Brussels as my next trip, this museum was on the top of my list. Great building in front of a big park just a little outside of the city centre and close to the E.U parliament. 2 metro stations near...More

Thank Stavros P
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Cosmicgill
22 January 2018|
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Response from Pascal7777 | Property representative |
No need to book!
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LeBetting
10 May 2017|
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Response from Pierre B | Reviewed this property |
Best way is by Metro. Stop at Schuman and and ask for Park Cinquantenaire. It is on the left once you cross the Arch de Triumph.
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Ben S
21 February 2016|
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If you want to visit every hall and floor, you need a day for an extensive visit and a few hours for a walk-through.
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