Archived News & Events

2016-03-05 ... 2016-03-06

On Saturday March 5, 2016 Brussels will once again be hit by its annual bout of fever! During Museum Night Fever the Military Museum organizes a large-scale War Party. 
More than thirty contemporary artists reflect upon violence, each in a personal way. The result of course is a ginormous clash of interventions.
Be targeted by a human drone in Texas or by the Love Beam, march along from Ypres to Istanbul, be enthralled by dancing and meditating spirits in a melting pot of techno, black metal, choirs, images and conspiracy theories…

In the Aviation Hall you can also once...

2015-10-13 ... 2016-03-04

The introduction of a fee-paying entrance of course implies some refurbishment and renovation works. 
These will start on Tuesday October 13, 2015 and will run till March 2016. 
During that time span the main entrance will be closed and the Museum will be accessible through the Great Hall. 

2016-02-01 ... 2016-02-26

The exhibition “Waterloo 1815-2015. Europe challenged” closed its doors on January 31, 2016.
For the move-down of collection pieces and the reorganisation of the gallery the panorama from the arcades will be inaccessible to the public until February 26.

2015-12-14 ... 2016-01-31

Visit the Royal Military Museum, share a selfie accompanied by a note and the official hashtag  #LetsGoBrussels  on Facebook, Twitter or Instagram and try to win one year of free culture in Brussels! 
On 1 February, each social network will designate its winner, determined by the number of «Likes».

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2015-06-10 ... 2016-01-31

June 1815: a mighty coalition of old and new enemies gathered in the Waterloo area once and for all eliminates the French emperor Napoleon. June 2015: two hundred years later Europe reflects on the end of an era.

The Royal Military Museum of course participates in this reflection. The Brussels institution lends out numerous prestigious pieces to museums in Waterloo or its surroundings and organizes a unique exhibition in the capital. Three stirring aspects of the Battle of Waterloo are highlighted in the Arcades, the exhibition gallery on top of the arc of triumph...