experience.brussels

  • Railway station at 500 m
  • Maestro
  • Visa/MasterCard
  • 92, 93 Palais/Paleizen
  • 1,5 Parc/Park
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

    02/01/2019 - 31/12/2020: * 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 €

This exhibition offers you a new way to see Brussels and will showcase various famous or little-known places, the institutions and secret spots, as well as the city's greatest asset: its inhabitants who live, build, create, act, come together and blossom in the heart of Europe. What is Brussels' greatest symbol? A giant atom? A little boy releiving himself? A golden square? Rainy weather? A portion of chips? At experience.brussels you discover the real Brussels in all its diverse, sometimes complex, but always stunning, charming and captivating beauty. The exhibition presents you with a different and personal overview of Brussels. Turn the pages of our giant book and discover the major moments of Brussels' history; take part in our interactive quiz and test your knowledge of the European Union; learn a few words of the old Brussels dialect! You will also meet genuine Brussels locals, singular and endearing characters who tell you their story, their anecdotes, their lives in the capital. Use our incredible interactive model and you'll soon have all four corners of the Brussels-Capital Region at your fingertips: its 19 communes and its interconnected neighbourhoods whose variety will amaze you. Expand your appreciation for how this multi-faceted capital works and houses 5 parliaments and go home with your own personalised post card! Whether you're in town for only a few days or born and raised in Brussels, you will dive into this city's great atmosphere and be stunned by how much Brussels has to offer. The experience.brussels exhibition is accessible to all and offers you amazing moments to enjoy with friends or family, in a group or alone... Welcome to Brussels!

  • Opening times

    01/09/2019 - 31/12/2020: * 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 €

Please note: In the context of the fight against Covid19, special access measures apply. Visit our website and plan your visit in advance. The eB! Quiz covers a wide range of fascinating issues. The Brussels geography, history, environment and institutions, as well as its status as European capital, are revealed step by step. 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'll discover it thanks to crosswords, a gigantic scale model, by listening to umbrellas and getting lost in a maze. Ready to take on the challenge and be surprised? Practical information: +12 years old, the booklets are sold at the ticket sales of the exhibition, the participants who have taken up all the challenges get an attention!

  • Opening times

    19/05/2020 - 31/12/2020: * 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 €

Please note: In the context of the fight against Covid19, special access measures apply. Visit our website and plan your visit in advance. 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: 8-12 years old, the booklets are on sale from the exhibition’s ticket office and participants who complete all the challenges will get a little reward!