experience.brussels

Subject to prior booking from Tuesday to Saturday from 10.00 to 18.00.
nfo and booking form on: www.experience.brussels

Whether you are just passing through or have lived in Brussels your whole life, this exhibition will teach you everything you need to know about this amazing and vibrant city!

Here, everything has been done to help you uncover the information in a surprising, amusing and captivating way. There's a giant model which gives you a fascinating insight into the region, residents tell you all about their Brussels and you can take part in an interactive quiz!

The experience.brussels exhibition may be overflowing with information, but it's anything but boring or pretentious. Which neighbourhood is this place in? What are the city's must-try specialties? How does it feel to live and work in Brussels?

You’ll leave experience.brussels with not only the answers to your questions, but also new ideas, a few words in Brussels dialect and, icing on the cake: a personalised postcard.
  • Metro station PARC-PARK lines 1 and 5
    Metro station PORTE DE NAMUR-NAAMSEPOORT lines 2 and 6
    Tram/Bus stop ROYALE-KONING lines 27-33-38-71-92-93-95
  • 1,5 Parc/Park
  • 92, 93 Palais/Paleizen
  • Opening times

    06/01/2021 - 06/02/2021: * monday and sunday: closed * tuesday, wednesday, thursday and friday: from 09:30 to 17:30 * saturday: from 10:00 to 18:00

  • Price

    Normal: 0,00 €

Warning: Please note that the opening hours are modified due to the health situation, please prepare your visit by consulting the website. The experience.brussels exhibition can be found in the heart of Brussels, at the Place Royale. It is a perfect place to start your (re)discovery of Brussels. This exhibition allows you to experience Brussels in an entirely new and different way. You will discover the city’s most famous places, the little-known gems and the secret spots through the eyes of the city’s greatest asset: the people who live, work, come together and shine in the heart of Europe. The exhibition presents you with a different and personal overview of Brussels. Turn the pages of our giant digital book to discover the major moments of Brussels' history; take part in our interactive quiz and test your knowledge of the European Union; or learn to speak a word or two in the old Brussels dialect! Meet the genuine Brussels locals, colourful and charming characters, who will tell you their story, the anecdotes about their lives in the capital. Our incredible interactive model allows you to have all four corners of the Brussels-Capital Region at your fingertips: its 19 communes and its interconnected neighbourhoods will amaze you. Expand your appreciation for how this multi-faceted capital works and houses 5 parliaments. And do not leave without your own personalised post card!

  • Opening times

    08/01/2021 - 06/02/2022: * monday and sunday: closed * tuesday, wednesday, thursday and friday: from 09:30 to 17:30 * saturday: from 10:00 to 18:00

  • Price

    Normal: 4,00 €

After this exploration that lasts just under two hours, your little budding explorers will know everything there is to know about Brussels. Armed with their booklet, they will have fun discovering the geography of Brussels, learning about the inhabitants and birds found in the region, and also exploring the European Union in Brussels. They will (re)familiarise themselves with the region's history and legends and the etymology of certain places. This activity alternates cleverly between moments of play, drawing, searching for information and crafts. Useful information: The booklets are on sale in the visit.brussels ticket office downstairs, and participants who complete all the challenges will get a little reward!

  • Opening times

    08/01/2021 - 06/02/2022: * monday and sunday: closed * tuesday, wednesday, thursday and friday: from 09:30 to 17:30 * saturday: from 10:00 to 18:00

  • Price

    Normal: 2,00 €

The eB! Quiz covers a wide range of fascinating issues. Brussels’ geography, history, environment and institutions, as well as its status as the capital of Europe, are revealed around every corner. How did a provincial town become the capital of 500 million Europeans? Which subway lines run under the old medieval wall? What is the highest point in the region? Why did a word that means 'bastard' become a compliment? Which inhabitants of Brussels received the Nobel Prize? You will discover it thanks to crosswords, a huge scale model, by listening under umbrellas and getting lost in a maze. Ready to take on the challenge and be amazed? Useful information: The booklets are on sale in the visit.brussels ticket office downstairs, and participants who complete all the challenges will get a little reward!