Top Places for Art and Cultural Activities in Brussels

Explore the rich culture while visiting the many attractions Brussels is replete with. These cultural attractions are suitable for all ages and can prove to make your trip to Brussels a fruitful one. Be it historic monuments or cultural performances, cultural attractions somehow steal the show of the other attractions and things to do in Brussels.

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Check the list of top places for art and culture in Brussels:

  1. Grand Place

    #1 of 54 Art and Cultural Attractions in Brussels
    Grand Place

    Tags: Architecture , Heritage Building, Hall

    Address: 1000 Brussels, Belgium

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    At first the site of various markets, the Grand Place gained political importance once the Brussels City Hall was built here. Still, seeing the ways it was almost destroyed, it’s almost surprisi...Read more

  2. Town Hall

    #2 of 54 Art and Cultural Attractions in Brussels
    Town Hall

    Tags: Architecture , Hall

    Address: Grand Place, 1000 Bruxelles, Belgium

    Timings: 10:00 am - 04:00 pm Details

    Completed in 1420, this city hall is one of Brussel's most beautiful buildings. The architecture is Gothic. Pay attention to the facade and all the allegorical sculpture that adorns it. The most eye-c...Read more

  3. Cathedral Of St. Michael And St. Gudula

    #3 of 54 Art and Cultural Attractions in Brussels
    Cathedral Of St. Michael And St. Gudula

    Tags: Religious Site, Cathedral

    Address: Place Sainte-Gudule, 1000 Bruxelles, Belgium

    Timings: 07:00 am - 06:00 pm Details

    Saint Michael and Saint Gugdule are patron saints of Brussels. On the site where the church now stands, there was in the 9th century a chapel dedicated to St. Michael, one that was replaced with a Rom...Read more

  4. Royal Greenhouses Of Laeken

    #4 of 54 Art and Cultural Attractions in Brussels
    Royal Greenhouses Of Laeken

    Tags: Garden, Botanical Garden, Architecture

    Address: Avenue du Parc Royal, 1020 Bruxelles, Belgium

    Timings: 09:30 am - 09:30 pm Details

    These stunning gardens are only open to the public for three weeks in spring every year when the flowers are blooming. As you might expect, demand to visit them is quite high. Built in the 19th centur...Read more

  5. Galeries Royales Saint-hubert

    #5 of 54 Art and Cultural Attractions in Brussels
    Galeries Royales Saint-hubert

    Tags: Art And Culture, Shopping Center, Architecture

    Address: Rue du Marché aux Herbes 90, 1000 Bruxelles, Belgium

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    This artistically done 19th century shopping gallery is probably what you are looking to quench your shop till you die thirst. The two stunning regular facades with glazing shop fronts standing under ...Read more

  6. Notre Dame Du Sablon

    #6 of 54 Art and Cultural Attractions in Brussels
    Notre Dame Du Sablon

    Tags: Church, Religious Site

    Address: Rue de la Régence 3, 1000 Bruxelles, Belgium

    Timings: 09:00 am - 06:00 pm Details

    Set in the beautiful and historic Sablon district, this 15th century Catholic Church has a Brabantine Gothic exterior and a rich interior that includes two Baroque Chapels. The church is one of the be...Read more

  7. Musee Rene Magritte

    #7 of 54 Art and Cultural Attractions in Brussels
    Musee Rene Magritte

    Tags: Art Museum, Exhibition

    Address: Rue Esseghem 135, 1090 Jette, Belgium

    Timings: 10:00 am - 06:00 pm Details

    The Musee Rene Magritte is a museum that is dedicated to the famous Belgian painter Rene Magritte and is located in the very house that he lived in for almost 24 years of his life. Various exhibitions...Read more

  8. Atomium And Mini Europe

    #8 of 54 Art and Cultural Attractions in Brussels
    Atomium And Mini Europe

    Tags: Garden, Restaurant, Exhibition , Sculpture

    Address: 1020 Brussels, Belgium

    Timings: 10:00 am - 06:00 pm Details

    These are really two separate attractions but they’re at the same place and can be visited for the price of one so why quibble? Let’s cover the Atomium first. The Atomium is the exact repr...Read more

  9. Royal Museums Of Fine Arts Of Belgium

    #9 of 54 Art and Cultural Attractions in Brussels
    Royal Museums Of Fine Arts Of Belgium

    Tags: Art Museum

    Address: Rue de la Régence 3, 1000 Bruxelles, Belgium

    Timings: 10:00 am - 05:00 pm Details

    The six museums of the Royal Museums of Fine Arts of Belgium contain some of Europe's greatest artistic and cultural heritage - drawings, prints, decoratives, furniture, sculptures, and paintings...Read more

  10. Basilica Of The Sacred Heart

    #10 of 54 Art and Cultural Attractions in Brussels
    Basilica Of The Sacred Heart

    Tags: Religious Site, Cathedral

    Address: 1083 Brussels, Belgium

    Timings: 09:00 am - 05:00 pm Details

    Begun in 1905, completed in 1970, this massive church is the fifth largest in the whole world. It started out as a neo-Gothic Basilica, then lack of funding and construction delays eventually led to i...Read more

  11. Museum David And Alice Van Buuren

    #11 of 54 Art and Cultural Attractions in Brussels
    Museum David And Alice Van Buuren

    Tags: Art Museum

    Address: Avenue Léo Errera 41, 1180 Uccle, Belgium

    Timings: 02:00 pm - 05:30 pm Details

    David van Buuren was a private banker in Brussels. He had this house built in the 1920s in Amsterdam School style, but interior is entirely Art Deco. He and his wife, Alive, were prominent art collect...Read more

  12. Place Royale

    #12 of 54 Art and Cultural Attractions in Brussels
    Place Royale

    Tags: Square, Architecture

    Address: Place Royale, 1000 Bruxelles, Belgium

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    After the Palace of Coudenberg burned down in 1831, new buildings were eventually constructed around the area that is now Place Royale. The architecture of all the buildings and structures around the ...Read more

  13. Museum Of Ixelles

    #13 of 54 Art and Cultural Attractions in Brussels
    Museum Of Ixelles

    Tags: Art Museum, Museum

    Address: Rue Jean Van Volsem 71, 1050 Ixelles, Belgium

    Timings: 09:30 am - 05:00 pm Details

    Founded in the late 19th century to house the donations of Edmond De Prater, the museum’s collections quickly grew thanks to a lot of similar donations. It has one of the best collections of Bel...Read more

  14. Mima

    #14 of 54 Art and Cultural Attractions in Brussels
    Mima

    Tags: Art Museum, Museum

    Address: Quai du Hainaut 41, 1080 Molenbeek-Saint-Jean, Belgium

    Timings: 10:00 am - 06:00 pm Details

    This museum may be the only one of its kind in Europe. It celebrates street an urban art in its every variety, or, as they call it, Culture 2.0. Ranging from the stylish, to the surreal, the bizarre a...Read more

  15. St. Nicholas Church

    #15 of 54 Art and Cultural Attractions in Brussels
    St. Nicholas Church

    Tags: Church, Religious Site

    Address: Petite Rue au Beurre 1, 1000 Bruxelles, Belgium

    Originally built in the 11th century, this utterly cute church does not have much of it’s old look left. First its facade was given a Gothic facelift in the 14th century. In 1695 the French bomb...Read more

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