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2020-06-24 ... 2020-10-23

As of 24 June 2020 students and PhD candidates requiring access to archives in the framework of their scientific activities are once again welcome in the documentation centre reading room upon appointment and provided they wear a face mask. Students are required to present their student ID and PhD candidates have to supply credentials establishing they are linked to a fund for scientific research, a university or a scientific institution.

As of 1 July 2020 the reading room is accessible to all members of the public.

Consultation is subjected to strict conditions in order to...

2020-07-01 ... 2020-10-23

From 1 July onwards

the Royal Museum of the Army will be open:

- from Tuesday to Sunday, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
- the Arcades, the Antarctic space and the Russian collections will be accessible again
- mandatory reservation via: booking.klmmra@warheritage.be or 02/737 78 33 (During Museum opening hours)
- possibility of guided tours by reservation (at the latest 3 weeks before the chosen date) via : reservation@whi.be.

the National Memorial...

2020-10-03 ... 2020-10-04

The Brussels museums make their COME♡BACK during a long weekend with endless feel good activities! From Thursday 1 through Sunday 4 October artists and cultural organisations will pitch their tents in 40 Brussels museums to wipe out the difficult days of 2020 by means of a secure, comforting, relaxing and most of all positive program! More than 70 activities are planned!

The War Heritage Institute/Royal Military Museum of course participates and presents you with a varied program on Saturday 3 and Sunday 4 October.

The visit/workshop “Point of view: framing” makes it possible...

2020-07-18 ... 2020-07-21

Belgium was liberated 75 years ago. The event heralded the end of the Second World War in Europe. This year the national holiday draws attention to this anniversary. A special tribute will also be paid to all the men and women who, in one way or another, fought Covid-19.

Festivities will be launched at 2 p.m. A parade will be organised, but on a limited scale. The official stands will face the Royal Palace and the King will hold a brief address. Queen Mathilde, Princess Elisabeth, Prince Gabriel, Prince Emmanuel, Princess Eleonore, Princess Astrid, Prince Lorenz and Prince Laurent...

2020-05-15 ... 2020-06-30

As of Wednesday 20 May 2020, three War Heritage Institute sites will once again be accessible to the public: the Royal Military Museum (Brussels), the National Memorial of Fort Breendonk (Willebroek) and the Trench of Death (Dixmude).

The sites are open from Wednesday through Sunday, from 10 a.m. till 4 p.m.Till 30 June at least, following measures apply:

Reservation is mandatory, either by email or by phone (from 18 May):

Royal Military Museum:  booking.klmmra@...

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