On Saturday 22 and Sunday 23 April Gunfire (Brasschaat) participates in the Flemish "Heritage Days". This year’s theme is medical care. Through a field hospital, military ambulances, pictures and documents the museum illustrates a century of military care. Re-enactment groups recreate a century of first aid and field kitchens will prepare soup as it was made during the Great War.
Free access during these two days. Open from 10 am until 6 pm.
Do you know the Lembeek Easter event, a unique partly religious and partly military parade?
Saint-Veron's relics are carried by uniformed soldiers: the club of Congolese soldiers, the carabiniers, the Lembeek cavalry and the general staff. For the first time the public will also be able to admire an artillery piece from the Belgian 1914 campaign. The gun is part of the Museum's collection and is drawn by six horses.
Want to participate? Then go to Lembeek town hall on Monday April 17 at 8 a.m. for the departure of the gun and to Lembeek church (same day, same time) for the...
The Historic Platoon of Torpedo-launchers and Seamen is the living showcase of the non-profit organisation “The Friends of the Navy Section of the Royal Military Museum”. It commemorates the sacrifices brought by the seamen since 1914 and highlights the part played by the Belgian military navy in the liberation of our country. The platoon does PR work for the Navy and the Royal Military Museum and creates relationships with all associations connected to our naval past.
Its next training session will take place on Sunday 16/04/2017 from 2 till 4 p.m. in the Great Hall.
On Monday March 20 a delegation of Russian museum curators and university scientists visited the Royal Military Museum in view of a possible collaboration. The delegation was particularly interested in our Napoleonic, 19th century and First World War collections, as well as in the newly extended gallery containing the treasures of imperial Russia.