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Dear visitors,

Good news! The renovation works of the Museum by the Building Agency continue to progress. For this reason, and for safety measures:

  • part of the Historic Gallery has been closed;
  • part of  the Aviation Hall are also inaccessible until further notice;

All our other galleries can be visited: our, '14-18 Gallery, our 40-45 expo (War, Occupation, Liberation), our renovated Arms and Armour Gallery, The Arcades, Technical Gallery, and of course, part of the Historic Gallery and part of the Aviation Hall.

Thank you for your comprehension.

Visuel Conférence Origines Belgique

Conference "The Origins of Belgium"

History, National Identity & Museum Narratives

The War Heritage Institute is delighted to invite you to an inspiring and informative lecture to mark the opening of its newly renovated 'Dutch Gallery' ! This event promises to be an enriching experience, as we bring together academics and museum specialists to discuss two central themes: "The birth of the Belgian state and its impact on national identity" and "The national narrative in military museums".

Banner 100 years Military Museum

For a weekend, relive History!

The Military Museum celebrates 100 years in the Cinquantenaire Park... Join us for an incredible festive weekend! 

What to expect?

• Exceptional reduced admission fees and prolonged opening hours!
• Various re-enactments and animations,
• Activities for adults and children alike,
• Access to all Military Museum Galleries,
• And many other surprises...


Parcours Manneken-Pis

As part of its centenary celebrations on the Cinquantenaire site, the Royal Military Museum Brussels is welcoming Manneken-Pis to its collections. Visitors will be surprised by several figurines dressed in costumes from the personal wardrobe of the famous Brussels boy throughout the Museum.

To enhance the visitor experience, the education department has produced a visit booklet for the whole family. Young visitors can enjoy a fun game in front of each figurine, while adults learn more about our collection pieces through anecdotes...

Panoramisch zicht Brussel Triomfboog

Discover the panoramic view over Brussels!

Through the Royal Military Museum you have access to the terraces on top of the Triumphal Arch in the Cinquantenaire Park. These terraces offer you a unique and spectacular panorama of the Belgian and European capital.

MuseumPass in the Aviation Hall

With your museum pass, come to the Military Museum!

Did you know that you can also visit the Royal Military Museum with your Museum Pass? The museum pass is the most generous subscription to Belgian museums. It gives you access to all participating museums in our country for a whole year. When you want and as often as you want!

Are you ready for a year full of wonderful experiences? Then opt for the museum pass, which costs only €59 and can be purchased directly at the museum reception desk!