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Art & History Museum

Closed Now: 09:30 - 17:00
Open today: 09:30 - 17:00
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Travel through time: discover our vast collections of art and objects, ranging from prehistory right up to the 20th century!
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
Parc du Cinquantenaire 10, Brussels 1000, Belgium
+32 2 741 73 31
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Reviewed 4 September 2018 via mobile

An impressive and very spacious building with a very large abd diverse collections. It could have been really good. But the lack of information, especially in English, not natural path through the museum and very bad lighting on many pieces makes it just average.

1  Thank Lisa O
Reviewed 2 September 2018

We spent most of a day here visiting several galleries and having lunch in the Midi50 restaurant in the museum, without seeing all of it and some of it we really wanted to see. We really enjoyed the museum's Roman period exhibits - the enormous...More

Thank Michael B
Reviewed 17 July 2018

It was a long walk from the metro to this museum. Unfortunately, a lot of sections were closed but I like that there was not that many visitors. I will need to re-visit. This building is huge.

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Reviewed 7 July 2018

My wife and me planed to spend about an hour or so to visit this museum, but in the end, it took us more than 4 hours. The museum contains a very rich collections of Greek and Roman antiquities, Asian, and Pre-Columbian Americas, and many...More

Thank israroz
Reviewed 11 June 2018

My wife and I wandered into this museum just because our hotel was nearby. It was almost empty on a May Sunday at midday. Considerable collections for Greek and Roman antiquities, Asian, and Precolumbian Americas, and many other cultures. Great collection of 15th-18th century scientific...More

Thank AnnapolisKen
Reviewed 22 March 2018

I was here on the 20th of March for the conference. The venue for the conference was excellent, the staff working in the museum were also excellent and very friendly. During the breaks I used the time to visit the collection. There is a wide...More

1  Thank CiaraOH86
Reviewed 13 December 2017 via mobile

Smelly toilets of pee. The smell arrives till the shop of the museum. I have never seen something similar.

Reviewed 3 December 2017 via mobile

I wandered around this huge site in the cold rain trying to find the entrance. When l did (it’s at the side) the staff tried to encourage me to buy the inclusive ticket of 18€. I didn’t have the time or the budget to do...More

Thank jimmibean
Reviewed 13 September 2017

This is a deceptively large museum and I didn't have time to do it justice. I did the Belgian / European half that starts with archaeology and moves on to artefacts of different eras. The stand-out for me was a whole room of early Christian...More

1  Thank Martin_Ridgway
Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

Cinquantenaire Museum is located Cinquantenaire park together with the Military museum and Autoworld, so there is no need to leave the area especially if you are staying locally. The museum is one of the biggest in Belgium and will take you through the archaeology of...More

1  Thank MrPhileasF
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