The best museums in Brussels in 2021

These are the top 50 best museums in Brussels, Belgium, ranked by their rating and popularity in 2021. Click a museum for more information about the museum, including visitor information, exhibitions and reviews.

For a complete overview of museums in Brussels, their exhibitions and discount cards & passes, see our overview page with all museums in Brussels.

These are the best museums in Brussels:

  1. Mim - Musical instruments museum1

    Mim - Musical instruments museum

    Brussels
  2. Royal Museum of the Armed Forces and of Military History2

    Royal Museum of the Armed Forces and of Military History

    Brussels
  3. Autoworld3

    Autoworld

    Brussels
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  5. MOOF - Museum Of Original Figurines4

    MOOF - Museum Of Original Figurines

    Brussels
  6. Atomium5

    Atomium

    Laeken
  7. Natural Science Museum of Belgium6

    Natural Science Museum of Belgium

    Brussels
    The 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
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  9. Musée Magritte Museum7

    Musée Magritte Museum

    Brussels
  10. Art & History Museum8

    Art & History Museum

    Brussels
  11. Centrale for Contemporary Art9

    Centrale for Contemporary Art

    Brussels
  12. Design Museum Brussels10

    Design Museum Brussels

    Brussels
    The 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
  13. BOZAR - Centre for Fine Arts Brussels11

    BOZAR - Centre for Fine Arts Brussels

    Brussels
  14. Coudenberg Palace12

    Coudenberg Palace

    Brussels
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  16. Halle Gate13

    Halle Gate

    Brussels
  17. BELvue museum14

    BELvue museum

    Brussels
  18. CINEMATEK15

    CINEMATEK

    Brussels
  19. Museum of the City of Brussels - Breadhouse16

    Museum of the City of Brussels - Breadhouse

    Brussels
  20. City Hall of Brussels17

    City Hall of Brussels

    Brussels
  21. Librarium - Royal Library of Belgium18

    Librarium - Royal Library of Belgium

    Brussels
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  23. Museum of the National Bank of Belgium19

    Museum of the National Bank of Belgium

    Brussels
    The 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
  24. Royal Theater Toone20

    Royal Theater Toone

    Brussels
    The 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
  25. La Hall Saint Gery21

    La Hall Saint Gery

    Brussels
  26. Jewish Museum of Belgium22

    Jewish Museum of Belgium

    Brussels
  27. Musée Modern Museum23

    Musée Modern Museum

    Brussels
  28. 24

    Musée Mode & Dentelle

    Brussels
  29. Belgian Comic Strip Center25

    Belgian Comic Strip Center

    Brussels
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  31. 26

    Printing Museum - Imprimarium

    Brussels
  32. Flemish Parliament Visitor Centre27

    Flemish Parliament Visitor Centre

    Brussels
    At the Flemish Parliament Visitor Centre, you get to experience Flemish democracy from the front row. The Visitor Centre is located in the Flemish Parliament’s historical reception hall, in the heart of Brussels. Become acquainted with the 124 members of the Flemish Parliament and get the inside
  33. Musée Fin-de-Siècle Museum28

    Musée Fin-de-Siècle Museum

    Brussels
    The 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
  34. Musée Meunier Museum29

    Musée Meunier Museum

    Brussels
  35. The Toy Museum30

    The Toy Museum

    Brussels
  36. Musée Wiertz Museum31

    Musée Wiertz Museum

    Brussels
  37. BIP Expo: experience Brussels!32

    BIP Expo: experience Brussels!

    Brussels
  38. Charlier Museum33

    Charlier Museum

    Saint-Josse-ten-Noode
  39. Royal Monnaie Theatre34

    Royal Monnaie Theatre

    Brussels
  40. Choco-story Brussels - Museum of Cocoa and Chocolate35

    Choco-story Brussels - Museum of Cocoa and Chocolate

    Brussels
    In the Museum of Cocoa and Chocolate, visitors discover the world of chocolate. It shows how the cocoa tree was cultivated by the Maya and later by the Aztecs and how the cocoa bean conquered Europe. The visitor also learns how cocoa can be transformed into chocolate.
  41. Le Botanique36

    Le Botanique

    Brussels
  42. Belgian Museum of Freemasonry37

    Belgian Museum of Freemasonry

    Brussels
  43. Bruxella 123838

    Bruxella 1238

    Brussels
  44. Palace of Charles of Lorraine - Museum of the 18th century39

    Palace of Charles of Lorraine - Museum of the 18th century

    Brussels
  45. Archives générales du Royaume40

    Archives générales du Royaume

    Brussels
  46. Brussels Tram Museum41

    Brussels Tram Museum

    Brussels
  47. Musée Oldmasters Museum42

    Musée Oldmasters Museum

    Brussels
  48. Marc Sleen Museum43

    Marc Sleen Museum

    Brussels
  49. Planetarium of Brussels44

    Planetarium of Brussels

    Brussels
  50. Éditions Jacques Brel45

    Éditions Jacques Brel

    Brussels
  51. Belfius Art Collection46

    Belfius Art Collection

    Brussels
  52. Archives and French Literature Museum47

    Archives and French Literature Museum

    Brussels
  53. Parlamentarium48

    Parlamentarium

    Brussels
  54. 49

    MIMA

    Brussels
  55. 50

    MAD Brussels Mode & Design Center

    Brussels

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