Archived News & Events

2021-02-13 ... 2021-02-21

During spring break the War Heritage Institute invites both young and old to come and discover its completely revamped and modernized “14-18” collection, now also to be enjoyed through two virtual circuits. 

The circuit “Visual Arts of the Great War”, realized in the framework of the “Krokuskriebels” campaign, uses the “Heritage App” developed by Faro and is meant for children. Once the app and the circuit have been downloaded at the Museum entrance children (from age 6) accompanied by their families can discover the treasures safeguarded in the 14-18 Gallery by answering...

2020-12-07 ... 2021-01-31

Dear visitors,

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

Royal Military Museum (open from 10 a.m. till 4 p.m.):

National Memorial of Fort Breendonk (open from 10 a.m. till 4 p.m.):

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2020-12-24 ... 2021-01-04

The SkyCafé will be closed from Dec. 24, 2020 until Dec. 28, 2020 and from Dec. 31, 2020 until Jan. 4, 2021.

2020-12-21 ... 2021-01-04

The documentation centre will be closed from Monday 21 December 2020 until Tuesday 5 January 2021.

2020-07-01 ... 2020-12-31

Take advantage of the summer to discover our collections under the sign of the "mask".

Masks to protect yourself from gas, weapon blows, the sun or the scorching desert wind... Masks that bring oxygen to the pilot, protect the tank-rider's eyes or allow the parachutist to camouflage himself...

Come and follow our different courses:

- QRCodes tour: discover the history and usefulness of about thirty masks by scanning the QRCode placed on the display case (available in FR, NL and ENG).
- geocaching " Masks " tour: follow the...