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2021-10-28 ... 2021-11-06

Ten nights and two routes through the heights of the capital enable you to discover many fun and immersive artistic works. There is also a fringe programme of various colourful events alongside the festival.

From 28 October to 6 November, let yourself be guided by lights through the Royal district and European district to the Parc du Cinquantenaire. Bright Brussels is a magical festival that is totally free, illuminating your autumn.

 

The Royal Army Museum opens its doors at night. You can visit the Napoleontic collection under the terraces, but mostly the terraces...

2021-10-23 ... 2021-10-24

Come and catch Museum Night Fever on Saturday 23 October 2021. Twenty-nine Brussels museums await you for a roaring night. The War Heritage Institute/Royal Military Museum is one of them and focuses on its Great Hall, decked out in dazzling colours for the occasion. Plastic artist EloH surprizes both ears and eyes with “Mine de rien”, a trialogue between installation, video mapping and vjing. Through their project “Icarus 80” the students with the “Word” and “Music” sections of the Artistic High School in Brussels revisit the Greek myth by adding a splash of eighties rock ‘n’ roll. Still...

2021-02-01 ... 2021-09-30

Dear visitors,

The War Heritage Institute sites are once again open to the public and adapt their timetables
Reservation is mandatory, either by email or by phone (during opening hours):

Royal Military Museum:

Opening days: from Tuesday through Friday, from 10 a.m. till 4 p.m. and from 9 a.m. till 5 p.m. on weekends and school holidays.
booking.klmmra@warheritage.be
02/737 78 33

National Memorial of Fort Breendonk:

Opening days: from Monday through Friday,...

2021-03-15 ... 2021-09-30

School bubbles (primary and secondary) are allowed to visit:

  • as a class bubble;
  • with or without a guide;
  • without mixing with other bubbles.

For extracurricular groups (under 13 years old):

  • the bubble is limited to 10 children + accompanying adults;

Information and booking: reservation@whi.be

⚠️ Group events and guided tours for adults are still suspended for the time being.

2021-07-04 ... 2021-08-29

Visiting all corners of the world, that’s possible during the guided tours at the Royal Army Museum and the Art & History Museum. Let a guide at the Art & History Museum take you on a journey, and go from Canada via South America over Indonesia and Vietnam to China, Nepal and India. Via a hidden passway you make the crossover to the Royal Army Museum. A stop on the top of the Triumphal Arch will show you the breathtaking view over Brussels. In the Royal Army Museum you depart from the aircraft hall. The guide will then lead you into the footsteps of soldiers deployed on far away...

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