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BELvue Museum

Place des Palais 7, Brussels 1000, Belgium
+32 2 500 45 55
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Have you ever wondered how much you really know about the history of Belgium ? Would you like to get to know it in a splendid building, next to the Royal Palace, where it all began? Then you must certainly visit the BELvue museum: the only museum that reveals the particularly fascinating history of Belgium. Remarkable film fragments, striking pictures and numerous period documents will guide you through more than one and a half century of stirring Belgian history. A visit to the BELvue museum offers you the opportunity to get all of Belgium's secrets unlocked! Creative and fun activities are available for children between 4 and 16 years.
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Place des Palais 7, Brussels 1000, Belgium
+32 2 500 45 55
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Reviewed 6 October 2016

This revue will be very personal to me, purely because I generally hate museums and get bored within seconds. It's normally the same old same old and you find yourself switching off very quickly.........but not here! I genuinely wanted to learn more about Brussels and...More

2  Thank Hoppy22
Reviewed 25 September 2016

We chanced upon this lille gem as we took a Sunday stroll past the Royal Palace. There was a cartoon expo on which showcased "the great history of little Belgium by 22 Belgian press cartoonists. It was hilarious! The Belgians do have a dry sense...More

1  Thank Esther H
Reviewed 4 August 2016 via mobile

Great museum, very interactive and informative. Very well priced at €5 if you are aged between 18-25. Would highly recommend for a history of Belgium! All information is available in four languages and you are given a booklet to provide further information as you walk...More

Thank stephdeakin
Reviewed 22 July 2016

This museum has been totally renovated and tells the story of Belgium in various themes eg politics, economics, immigration, and others. It is very interactive and interesting. There is an excellent restaurant and shop. There is a connected museum of a medieval street layout and...More

2  Thank JeanneauM
Reviewed 25 April 2016

I like it very much You can buy books and souvenirs of Brussels, not too crowded and you can eat fresh and natural food in the green tavern

Thank Myriam R
Reviewed 30 January 2016

Some intersting pieces of the private life of our past kings, that explain the life in XX century for the royal family. We visited it during a night event. It was rather fun as one part of the visit was in the underground part (old...More

Thank AdviseFromBrussels
Reviewed 20 October 2015 via mobile

It's a good place to visit if you want to know something about the Brussels and Belgium history. I'm not a pro if we are talking about Belgium history so I found it very satisfying to complete my lack of knowledge. Interesting displays, guide in...More

1  Thank Greendisease88
Reviewed 17 October 2015

I like this museum, beautiful old architecture-great court yard for relaxing and having a coffee, lovely gift shop and I visited a very small exhibit of African masks

Thank stripedcarrot
Reviewed 15 September 2015

I really liked this museum. I found it a great introduction to the history of Belgium (of which I had very little prior knowledge) and its monarchy. My only qualm is that the objects themselves didn't hold too much interest for me - it was...More

Thank themoonindaylight
Reviewed 5 September 2015

We visited this museum thinking that it would give a good history of Brussels. It did give a certain amount of interesting information about Brussels but to be frank it kind of got a bit lost amongst hundreds of documents on display. We found this...More

Thank MrMrsHill
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