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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...more
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s a rule, I do not like military museums, but this is an exception.
It had an exhibition about Belgium in 1918 at the end of the Great War and it was astonishing and very moving.
Belgium bore the brunt of WW1 and this exhibition...More
I can't comment on the whole of the museum, I only had 21/2 hours and didn't get any further than the aviation section and could have spent longer just in there. They have displays covering everything from the early days of hot air ballooning to...More
The museum is very large and has a varied collection of weapons and vehicles. The air section is very entertaining and has many beautiful planes and helicopters. The World War II section was closed when I visited so that was a deep disapointment.
Really huge and interesting museum about Belgian armed forces. Covers periods from the 18th to the 20th century. We spent more than 3 hours in the museum and recommend it to everyone who is interested in military things. The most interesting for us was the...More
This museum is massive. If you like military things it is unmissable. There are different sections from renaissance times through Belgian independence and the world wars. There is a large section with real aircraft (you can even sit in a real cockpit for a photo)....More
We visited the Royal Museum of the Armed Forces and of Military History for a special exhibition entitled ‘Beyond the Great War’. We were somewhat disappointed that a large part of the exhibition was about the war itself. We were expecting rather more ‘beyond’ and...More
You can spend a whole day in the museum.
Book at least 3.5 Hours to spend inside.
Daily except Monday: 9:00-17:00
At the ticket office take the map mentioning the different sections of the museum to make sure you passed by all of...More
We chose to go here on a rainy day in Brussels, and didn't expect to be there for hours. My husband and father, who are really interested in war history loved it here and could have spent longer in there if I would have let...More
If it is a sunny day, ask if access to the top of the Leopold arch is open. Go straight there! The views are magnificent. On the way you pass an obscure section of Waterloo memorabilia which is fascinating but go for the view first....More