Looking for the best museums in Brussels? These are the best ones:
AutoworldBrusselsAutoworld is located in the halls of the Jubilee Park. Through 250 vehicles of various origins, the museum shows the development of the automobile. The collection exhibited by Autoworld ranges from horse-drawn carriages to sports cars from the 1960s, from motorcycles with a rich past to the represen
Mim - Musical instruments museumBrusselsThe Mim (Musical Instrument Museum) is housed in an 1899 Art Nouveau building. The museum displays a collection of some 1,500 musical instruments. There are also sound recordings from antiquity to the present day. Mechanical and the 20th-century instruments and bells are displayed underground. On th
MOOF - Museum Of Original FigurinesBrusselsIn the MOOF - Museum Of Original Figurines, visitors get to know more than 650 figures as well as original objects.
Royal Museum of the Armed Forces and of Military HistoryBrusselsThe Royal Museum of the Army and Military History is dedicated to ten centuries of military history. The common thread is the history of Belgium from the 18th century through World War II, but other countries are also featured. The collection includes uniforms, weapons, flags, pennants and badges of
AtomiumBrusselsThe Atomium has a permanent exhibition called: 'Atomium. From symbol to icon' which tells the story of more than 50 years of history of a pavilion that has become the symbol of Brussels and Belgium. It covers the history of the Atomium. Next, it tells the story of its decline in the late 1990s befor
Natural Science Museum of BelgiumBrusselsThe Natural Science Museum of Belgium has a large collection of about 36 million pieces, of which fifteen million insects and nine million other invertebrates. In addition, the museum displays minerals and moon rocks, dinosaurs and mammoths, whale skeletons, shells and the Neanderthal man Spy. Speci
Musée Magritte MuseumBrusselsThe Musée Magritte Museum (MMM) is located in the Altenloh Hotel, a neo-classical building designed in the 19th century by Alphonse Balat. The museum is dedicated to oeuvre, thought and life of Belgian surrealist painter Magritte. The museum displays more than 200 works by his hand.
Museum of Illusions BrusselsBrussels
BOZAR - Centre for Fine Arts BrusselsBrusselsBOZAR - Palace of Fine Arts is an art center housed in a building designed by Art Deco architect Victor Horta that dates back to 1928. It hosts about 20 thematic or individual exhibitions of ancient or contemporary art each year. There are also concerts and space for contemporary theater and contemp
Coudenberg PalaceBrusselsThe site of Coudenberg had been an important center of power since the 12th century. In the late 14th century and early 15th century, the castle of the Dukes of Brabant was enlarged by the Dukes of Burgundy, including Archdukes Albrecht and Isabella and Charles V. In 1731, a fire destroyed the entir
Halle GateBrusselsThe Halle Gate is the only preserved city gate in Brussels. This 14th-century city gate tells the life story of the gate and that of the walled city. Stories of contrived plans and coincidences and of alliances and conflicts reveal how Brussels was protected from attack during the Middle Ages and th
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BELvue museumBrusselsThe BELvue Museum is located in the Bellevue Hotel, which was built in the late 18th century on the ruins of the former castle of the Dukes of Brabant. It is the museum of Belgian history and is a center for democracy. The museum presents a picture of Belgium, its history, its socio-economic develop
CINEMATEKBrusselsCINEMATEK is the pet name of The Royal Belgian Film Archive and Museum of Cinema. In Wunderkammer, various objects illuminate the pre-history of cinema. Remix brings together images from various films and periods, creating unique connections, and four Moviolas unlock Belgian non-fiction films from t
Art & History MuseumBrusselsThe Jubilee Park Museum is located in the Jubilee Park. The museum displays thousands of historical objects and works of art. The collection consists of Belgian archaeological objects and finds from the Near East, Iran, Egypt, China, Central Asia, Southeast Asia, the Americas and Classical Antiquity
Museum of the City of Brussels - BreadhouseBrusselsThe Museum of the City of Brussels is housed in a neo-Gothic building, a 19th-century reconstruction of The Bread House by city architect Victor Jamaer. The Bread House is on the Unesco World Heritage List, along with the entire Grand Place. The museum is dedicated to the history of Brussels. Painti
City Hall of BrusselsBrusselsDo you know why the wing on the right of the tower is shorter than the one on the left, and why the entrance is asymmetrical? Do you know that the building still has some original parts, but that it also has many additions and restored elements? If you want to know everything about this building,
Centrale for Contemporary ArtBrusselsThe Power Plant - Centrale for Contemporary Art is the contemporary art center of the City of Brussels.
Librarium - Royal Library of BelgiumBrusselsAt the Librarium - Royal Library of Belgium, visitors will learn all about the history of books, notebooks and libraries.
Design Museum BrusselsBrusselsThe Design Museum Brussels is a space dedicated to design and its history. It was launched after the acquisition of the Plasticarium by the Atomium. Since 2015, the Plastic Design Collection offers its visitors an original reflection on plastic design from the 1950s until today. Continuously enrich
Musée Fin-de-Siècle MuseumBrusselsThe Fin-de-Siècle Museum illustrates Brussels around the turn of the century as the cultural crossroads of Europe. The museum focusses on impressionism, symbolism, wagnerism and Art Nouveau. The collection consists of works by foreign artists such as Paul Gauguin, Auguste Rodin, Pierre Bonnard, Emil
Musée Meunier MuseumBrusselsThe Musée Meunier Museum (Constantin Meunier Museum) is dedicated to the Belgian sculptor, painter and graphic artist Constantin Meunier (1831 - 1905). The museum is located in his studio home. Meunier glorified the working man in his realistic works. Through some 150 works from a collection of some
The World of Banksy – The Immersive Experience at La TentationBrussels
Musée Wiertz MuseumBrusselsThe Musée Wiertz Museum (Antoine Wiertz Museum) is dedicated to the Belgian painter, sculptor and author Antoine Wiertz (1806-1865). The museum is located in his 1850s studio. The museum displays not only his paintings, inspired by the great masters of the past, but also his numerous small sketches.
BIP Expo: experience Brussels!BrusselsBIP Expo: experience Brussels! presents an informative exhibition about the Brussels Region.
Museum of the National Bank of BelgiumBrusselsThe National Bank of Belgium houses its museum in a magnificent nineteenth-century bank building. This is the perfect backdrop to get acquainted with the activities of a European central bank and the history of money. Use the audio guide to visit the museum (free) and test your knowledge of the Eur
Royal Theater TooneBrusselsThe Maison de Toone is simultaneously a typical estaminet with its Spanish pink brick walls, blackened beams and tiled floor, and a puppet theatre in the attic, with its wooden benches, festooned, multicoloured cushions nailed into the raw wood planks, a workshop that manufactures puppets, a library
Charlier MuseumSaint-Josse-ten-NoodeThe Charlier Museum is a house museum. Owned by patron and art collector Henri Van Cutsem, the house was remodeled by Victor Horta, and in 1904 sculptor Guillaume Charlier inherited it. The house is still decorated as before, with furniture and decorative arts, including silverware, porcelain, carpe
Royal Monnaie TheatreBrussels
Le BotaniqueBrusselsLe Botanique is a space for culture and imagination and the cultural center of the French Community of Belgium.
Belgian Museum of FreemasonryBrusselsThe Belgian Museum of Freemasonry seeks to make Freemasonry better known to the general public. The museum aims to convey a message. It shows the historical development of Freemasonry, with the basic principles and virtues represented by symbolic objects. The collection includes medals, badges of wo
La Hall Saint GeryBrusselsThe St. Gorikshallen are former covered market halls. They host temporary exhibitions and events.
Bruxella 1238BrusselsBruxella 1238 is an archaeological site where the remains of the Franciscan monastery established in Brussels from 1238 can be seen. Among other things, there is the tomb of Duke John I of Brabant. The foundations and all kinds of other material are still present.
Palace of Charles of Lorraine - Museum of the 18th centuryBrusselsThe Museum of the 18th Century is located in the Palace of Charles of Lorraine, the residence of the governor general of the Austrian Netherlands from 1744 to 1780. Charles of Lorraine was a lover of both art and science. The museum tells of the noblemen's comforts, their ostentation, their leisure
Archives générales du RoyaumeBrusselsThe General State Archives preserves more than 70 kilometers of archives. The State Archives regularly organizes exhibitions to involve a wider audience in its operations.
Brussels Tram MuseumBrusselsThe Brussels Tram Museum displays a collection of streetcars, buses, trolleybuses and cabs. The collection consists of more than 60 vehicles that circulated through Brussels between 1868 and 1969.
Musée Oldmasters MuseumBrusselsThe Musée Oldmasters Museum (Museum of Ancient Art) displays works by Pieter Bruegel the Elder, Rubens and Jordaens, among others. It also displays works by Flemish primitives and the other artists of the Southern Netherlands.
Jewish Museum of BelgiumBrusselsThe Jewish Museum of Belgium is housed in a 19th-century mansion. The museum paints a picture of the traditional Jewish way of life from around the world. The collection consists of various objects, books, documents and paintings by Jewish artists, including Stéphane Mandelbaum, Félix Nussbaum, Kurt
argos centre for audiovisual artsBrusselsFounded in 1989 in Brussels, ⓐⓡⓖⓞⓢ is an institution and resource for the presentation, production, and study of critical audiovisual arts, as well as for its distribution, conservation and restoration. 𝓪𝓻𝓰𝓸𝓼 considers the audiovisual as a primary means of looking at and understanding the world i
Museums of the Far EastBrusselsThe Museums of the Far East include three Asian buildings on the royal estate of Laeken: the Japanese Tower, the Chinese Pavilion and the Museum of Japanese Art. At the beginning of the 20th century, they were commissioned by Leopold II and designed by Alexandre Marcel. The tower addresses European
Musée Modern MuseumBrusselsThe Musée Modern Museum (Museum of Modern Art) displays a collection of modern and contemporary art.
Marc Sleen MuseumBrusselsThe Marc Sleen Museum is dedicated to Flemish cartoonist Marc Sleen who is best known for his comic series The Adventures of Nero & Co.
Planetarium of BrusselsBrusselsOn one of the largest star domes in Europe, panoramic landscapes and astronomical images merge and celestial secrets are unveiled.
Musée Mode & DentelleBrusselsThe Museum of Costume and Lace is housed in four distinguished houses and a warehouse from the 17th and 18th centuries in Brussels. The museum displays a collection of lace that sometimes even belonged to royalty. It also displays a collection of costumes, accessories, fashion prints and other docum
Belgian Comic Strip CenterBrusselsThe Belgian Comic Strip Center is housed in a stately art nouveau building designed by Victor Horta. The museum is dedicated to the European comic strip, from its prestigious early days to its most contemporary developments. There are both temporary and permanent exhibitions covering the various cha
Printing Museum - ImprimariumBrusselsThe Museum of Printing is located in the underground floors of the Royal Library. The museum displays a European collection of printing presses and printing equipment and highlights the evolution from the Industrial Revolution at the end of the 18th century to the advent of the computer circa 1980.
Archives and French Literature MuseumBrusselsThe Archives and Museum of Francophone Literature is dedicated to the history of Francophone Belgian literature, foreign literature and poetry, theater and the audiovisual.
ParlamentariumBrusselsIn the Parlamentarium, visitors learn about the European Parliament. Visitors are given a dynamic, interactive multimedia tour of the history of European integration and its impact.
Éditions Jacques BrelBrussels
Belfius Art CollectionBrusselsThe Belfius Collection is a Belgian art collection of the Belgian bank Belfius.It is an art collection of more than 4,500 works, the largest private collection in the country. The collection includes Flemish masters from the 16th and 17th centuries, modern art from 1860 to 1960, and art from 1960 to