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BELvue Museum

Place des Palais 7, Brussels 1000, Belgium
+32 2 500 45 55
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Have you ever wondered how much you really know about the history of Belgium ? Would you like to get to know it in a splendid building, next to the Royal Palace, where it all began? Then you must certainly visit the BELvue museum: the only museum that reveals the particularly fascinating history of Belgium. Remarkable film fragments, striking pictures and numerous period documents will guide you through more than one and a half century of stirring Belgian history. A visit to the BELvue museum offers you the opportunity to get all of Belgium's secrets unlocked! Creative and fun activities are available for children between 4 and 16 years.
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Place des Palais 7, Brussels 1000, Belgium
+32 2 500 45 55
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Reviewed 29 August 2015 via mobile

For our family of history buffs, this museum was perfect. It lays out the history of the country of Belgium intertwined with the royal family. Very interesting - even for the 7 year old!

Thank kellys2007
Reviewed 18 August 2015 via mobile

It is rated as one of the best museums. Visit on every first Sunday of the month is free to this museum. There are few rare and interesting items on display like the vintage camera used by one of the kings, war artifacts, a golden...More

Thank Roshni S
Reviewed 26 July 2015 via mobile

Really informative exhibition on Belgium's history. Worth the money paid- only 6 euro. Enjoyable experience up to the present day

Thank kathryn b
Reviewed 1 July 2015

We enjoyed this museum as it has a nice English summary in multiple rooms aboit Belgium history. We were also given an English Guide to help identify the objects in each room. There were also multiple items in each room to touch & feel. We...More

Thank Chris J
Reviewed 30 June 2015

The musuem is beautifully located right next to the palace and houses in a well kept, historic building. With a (low) entree fee of €6 (free if you are under 18), the musuem is also good for a quick visit when you are on a...More

Thank JeanJaap
Reviewed 29 May 2015 via mobile

We came here after visiting Coudenberg, and we found it to be a nice museum. It was very pictorial and the guide given at the start helped to summarise everything.

Thank Matt H
Reviewed 6 May 2015

This museum is dedicated to the history of Belgium and the royal family. Maybe you could think that the topic is not so relevant, but you have to think also about this: this country is less than 185 years old, its story is not rich...More

1  Thank Giuseppe R
Reviewed 25 April 2015

The museum is on two stories and provides the history of Belgium from Waterloo to today. There is enough english write ups to be able to follow the story. There is an elevator. The archeological site, Coudenberg, is located under the Museum and the adjacent...More

Thank bwimpyow
Reviewed 13 April 2015

The museum was perhaps a bit too obsessed with its royal family but besides that it was awesome! I learned so much about Belgium's history; from its birth as a country to it's role in African colonization (and exploitation), WWI and WWII. There was so...More

Thank Luis C
Reviewed 2 April 2015 via mobile

Before you visit this museum and the attached Coudenberg, visit the tourist Info center around the corner. The Info center has a free museum of its own which discusses the history of Belgium and Brussels in particular. With this context, the BELvue museum will help...More

Thank Fousa
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