Dear visitor, On May 2 we officially launch our commemorative program for the centenary of the end of the First World War. The 14-18 Gallery is therefore exceptionally closed. We thank you for your understanding.
Heavy metal galore at the Military Museum. And during Museum Night Fever this is both literally and metaphorically. Not only do we program guided tours about the metal heavyweights in our collections, but with the performance by the Les Corps Longs duo metal will meet flying trapeze, RITCS students will present the results of their vibration workshop, Kunsthumaniora Brussel will improvise on and around metal and a series of Belgian metal bands will blow your socks off. Stop over at our Whiplash bar for a bite to eat or a drink.
In the framework of the 75th anniversary of the raid on Dieppe the War Heritage Institute presents its first temporary exhibition: Dieppe. Tribute to a raid. It illustrates a lesser-known episode of the Second World War: the raid on Dieppe on August 19, 1942.
A total of 99 items from the Royal Military Museum collections (Brussels), the city of Dieppe, Dieppe societies and private collectors enable us to retrace the stages of Operation Jubilee. Four complementary zones shed new light on the raid: the historical context and the major military actors, the Belgian part in Operation...