Top List of Museums in Brussels

Are you fond of history? Or do you love taking a journey to the past? Here is a list of famous museums in Brussels that let you know the historical stories of the city. Explore these popular museums of Brussels to educate yourself! You can visit things to do in Brussels page if you want to check all other attractions and activities.

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  1. Musical Instrument Museum

    #1 of 41 Museums in Brussels
    Musical Instrument Museum

    Tags: Museum, Specialty Museum

    Address: Rue Montagne de la Cour 2, 1000 Bruxelles, Belgium

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

    Starting with a modest donation of a hundred Indian musical instruments by a Rajah in 1876 that was combined with the collection of Belgian musicologist Fetis, the museum over the last century has man...Read more

  2. Train World

    #2 of 41 Museums in Brussels
    Train World

    Tags: Specialty Museum

    Address: Place Princesse Elisabeth 5, 1030 Bruxelles, Belgium

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

    The official museum of the National Railway Company of Belgium opened only in 2015. In that short time tourists have warmed up to it a lot. The museum tells the story of trains in Europe, particularly...Read more

  3. Museum Of Natural Sciences

    #3 of 41 Museums in Brussels
    Museum Of Natural Sciences

    Tags: Natural History Museum

    Address: Rue Vautier 29, 1000 Bruxelles, Belgium

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

    All you really need to know about the Museum of Natural Sciences is that it has the biggest dinosaur gallery in Europe. That’s not all though, a roomful of taxidermy exhibits (stuffed animals), ...Read more

  4. Cinquantenaire

    #4 of 41 Museums in Brussels
    Cinquantenaire

    Tags: Museum, Park

    Address: 1000 Brussels, Belgium

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    This is a gorgeous enclave which houses quite a few museums and has seen and grown through the times and tides of time. It has seen many revolutions and grown through it to develop into a full fledged...Read more

  5. Musee Rene Magritte

    #5 of 41 Museums 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

  6. Autoworld

    #6 of 41 Museums in Brussels
    Autoworld

    Tags: Museum, Automobile Museum

    Address: 1000 Brussels, Belgium

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

    Belgium is proud about its cars, and the role it played in bringing cars into being. In the early days of the automobile world, Belgium was the No. 2 producer in the world. So the tribute this museum ...Read more

  7. Royal Museums Of Fine Arts Of Belgium

    #7 of 41 Museums 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

  8. Atomium

    #8 of 41 Museums in Brussels
    Atomium

    Tags: Restaurant, Exhibition , Specialty Museum

    Address: Avenue de l'Atomium, 1020 Bruxelles, Belgium

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

    Built for Expo 58, the 1958 Brussels World Fair, this 18 metre stainless steel structure is one of the coolest buildings you'll ever see in your life, from the inside or out. It's the exact shape of a...Read more

  9. Horta Museum

    #9 of 41 Museums in Brussels
    Horta Museum

    Tags: Specialty Museum

    Address: Rue Américaine 25, 1060 Bruxelles, Belgium

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

    Victor Horta was an Art Nouveau architect, and this building, completed in 1901, was his home. From the outside it does not look like much. But when you go inside even if you discarded all the artifac...Read more

  10. Moof Museum

    #10 of 41 Museums in Brussels
    Moof Museum

    Tags: Museum

    Address: Rue du Marché aux Herbes 116, 1000 Bruxelles, Belgium

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

    Another entirely kid centric destination in Brussels…or for adults who haven’t grown out of their inner kids too! You’ve got your favourite comics right? The stuff so absolutely clo...Read more

  11. Museum Of The City Of Brussels

    #11 of 41 Museums in Brussels
    Museum Of The City Of Brussels

    Tags: History Museum

    Address: Grand-Place, 1000 Brussel, Belgium

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

    The museum is dedicated to the history, culture and folklore of the city of Brussels. It’s housed inside the stylish neo-Gothic building, constructed by the Duke of Brabant in the 16th century a...Read more

  12. Belgian Comic Strip Center

    #12 of 41 Museums in Brussels
    Belgian Comic Strip Center

    Tags: Museum, Exhibition

    Address: Rue des Sables 20, 1000 Bruxelles, Belgium

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

    In 1980, some architects and comic writers got together to restore this 1905 Art Nouveau building and turn it into a museum honoring Belgium’s comic strip history. If you’ve read Tintin, t...Read more

  13. Museum David And Alice Van Buuren

    #13 of 41 Museums 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

  14. Coudenberg And Belvue Museum

    #14 of 41 Museums in Brussels
    Coudenberg And Belvue Museum

    Tags: History Museum

    Address: Place des Palais 7, 1000 Bruxelles, Belgium

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

    The Duchy of Brabant was ruled from the palace atop this hill for over 700 years between the 11th and 18th centuries. In 1731 a fire razed the palace to the ground. The remnants of the old palace, suc...Read more

  15. Musees Royaux D'art Et D'histoire

    #15 of 41 Museums in Brussels
    Musees Royaux D'art Et D'histoire

    Tags: Museum

    Address: Parc du Cinquantenaire 10, 1000 Bruxelles, Belgium

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

    This huge museum, part of the Royal Museums of Art and History, was founded by Belgian King Leopold II. It has four major collections that cover thousands of items: Collection of national archaeology...Read more

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