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Royal Museum of the Armed Forces and of Military History

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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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Parc du Cinquantenaire 3 | Jubelpark, Brussels 1000, Belgium
+32 2 737 78 33
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Reviewed today

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

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank SergeLourie
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank tafflondon
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

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. The museum...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank CharliePineda1984
Reviewed 27 January 2019

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

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Oleksandr V
Reviewed 25 January 2019 via mobile

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

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank J W
Reviewed 10 January 2019

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

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank Trainbleu
Reviewed 7 January 2019

Loved this museum, as it was well designed and not cluttered. There was heaps to see with exhibits covering many eras. Loved the aircraft on display.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Judi M
Reviewed 4 January 2019 via mobile

You can spend a whole day in the museum. Book at least 3.5 Hours to spend inside. Opening hours: 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

Date of experience: January 2019
3  Thank Rabih-SOUAID
Reviewed 3 January 2019

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

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank howalli
Reviewed 2 January 2019

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

Date of experience: November 2018
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22 January 2018|
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Response from Pascal M | Property representative |
No need to book!
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10 May 2017|
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Response from PierreBMalta | Reviewed this property |
Best way is by Metro. Stop at Schuman and and ask for Park Cinquantenaire. It is on the left once you cross the Arch de Triumph.
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21 February 2016|
Response from Pascal M | Property representative |
If you want to visit every hall and floor, you need a day for an extensive visit and a few hours for a walk-through.