A website by War Heritage Institute

Welcome to the
Military Museum

Homepage Royal Museum of the Armed Forces and Military History

Dear visitors,

Good news! The renovation works of the Museum by the Building Agency continue to progress. For this reason, and for safety measures is part of the Aviation Hall inaccessible until further notice.

Thank you for your comprehension.

Mercredi gratuit

First Wednesday, free Wednesday!

Every first Wednesday of the month, from 1pm to 5pm, the Royal Military Museum is free of charge, and has put together a range of activities for you and your children to enjoy! Treasure hunts, creative workshops, treasure hunts... every month we offer a new fun activity to help you discover our incredible collections. So come and join us!  

Free activity, no need to book in advance (unless specified for a particular month). 

PS: Please note that the Museum is closed on Wednesday 1 May 2024. The activity will take place on Wednesday 8 May.  

Schilderij Napoleon

Discover our masterpieces!

The War Heritage Institute has an extensive collection of tens of thousands of collection pieces. We asked our colleagues which pieces deserve a spotlight.

Let our selection surprise, amaze and inspire you! And feel free to visit one of our sites to discover certain pieces in person!

Panoramisch zicht Brussel Triomfboog

Discover the panoramic view over Brussels!

Through the Royal Military Museum you have access to the terraces on top of the Triumphal Arch in the Cinquantenaire Park. These terraces offer you a unique and spectacular panorama of the Belgian and European capital.

MuseumPass in the Aviation Hall

With your museum pass, come to the Military Museum!

Did you know that you can also visit the Royal Military Museum with your Museum Pass? The museum pass is the most generous subscription to Belgian museums. It gives you access to all participating museums in our country for a whole year. When you want and as often as you want!

Are you ready for a year full of wonderful experiences? Then opt for the museum pass, which costs only €59 and can be purchased directly at the museum reception desk!