BELvue Museum

Place des Palais 7 Paleizenplein - 1000 Brussels

BELvue Museum

  • Railway station at 500 m
  • Maestro
  • Visa/MasterCard
  • Bicycle friendly
General

General

  • EN - Sports and culture
The BELvue is the no. 1 museum for learning about Belgium and its history.

The museum sheds light on Belgium via seven contemporary themes and a gallery of 200 Belgian objects. Combining a strong exhibition design with artful displays and a gallery full of surprising objects, the BELvue showcases Belgium's history with a contemporary twist. Located in a magnificent eighteenth-century building adjoining the Royal Palace, the museum immerses you in Belgium, with all the fascinating aspects it entails. It's Belgian culture in the broadest sense of the term!

Play tours are available for children aged 3 years and over.
The BELvue Museum is also home to temporary exhibitions and organises numerous activities.
Practical information

Practical information

Information for individuals

  • Opening times
    From Tuesday to Friday: 9.30 - 17.00 • Weekends, July, August and school holidays (Belgium) 10.00 - 18.00 • Closed on Mondays, 01/01 and 25/12
  • Price
    BELvue: adults €7 - 65+ €6 - youngsters (18-25) / unemployed / disabled €5 - children (<18) free of charge • BELvue + Coudenberg: adults €12 - 65+ €10 - youngsters (18-25) / unemployed / disabled €8 - children (<18) free of charge
  • Guided tour

    Audioguide in EN, FR, NL, DE, IT • Restaurant • Summer terrace • Shop

  • Tour length

    1 1/2 hrs

Information for groups

  • Opening times
    • Monday 9:30 - 17:00
    • Tuesday 9:30 - 17:00
    • Wednesday 9:30 - 17:00
    • Thursday 9:30 - 17:00
    • Friday 9:30 - 17:00
    • Saturday 10:00 - 18:00
    • Sunday 10:00 - 18:00
  • Price
    (min. 15 people) BELvue €6 - BELvue + Coudenberg €10 • School groups: free of charge
  • Guided tour
    Audio guide in EN, FR, NL, DE, IT • Subject to prior booking: guided tours / educational tours for schoolchildren
  • Information
    www.belvue.be > prepare your tour > groups • groups@belvue.be
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Map

Itinerary

  • In the centre of Brussels, next to the Royal Palace, near Central Station, Porte de Namur, Park and Sablon
Events

Events

  • 2020
    Apr
    04
    2020
    Apr
    18
    Come and enjoy the holidays !
    Come and enjoy the holidays !
    • Opening times

      04/04/2020 - 18/04/2020: * monday, tuesday, wednesday, thursday, friday, saturday and sunday: from 10:00 to 18:00

    • Price

      Normal: 7,00 € - Enfants: 1,00 € - Jeunes: 0,00 € - Demandeurs d'emploi: 5,00 € - Senior: 5,00 €

    Want to discover Belgium during the holidays? Right you are! There’s only one place to be: come and visit the BELvue museum with the whole family, and enjoy the activities for all tastes an ages: For children aged 3 to 12 years: Mimi & Momo (3-5 years) I’m the Minister! (6-8 years) On the road with Zeno (9-12 years) For all ages: - Museum about Belgium and its history (permanent exhibition) - Liberating women and changing the world (temporary exhibition) And there's more... On 12 & 13 April, chocolate eggs will be hidden in the museum: up to you to find them and take them home! Practical informations: - Game trails available on every day from 4 - 19 April 2020 - For children accompanied by an adult - No reservation required (except for groups with more than 10 children and except for the easter egg hunt)

  • 2020
    Apr
    12
    2020
    Apr
    13
    Easter egg hunt (CANCELED)
    Easter egg hunt (CANCELED)
    • Price

      Enfants: 1,00 € - Normal: 7,00 €

    Are you ready for a challenge? We’ve hidden chocolate eggs throughout the museum… Carry out different missions to find their secret hideaway ! Two activity books are available: one for 3-7 year olds and one for 8-12 year olds. Upon reservation!

  • 2020
    Jun
    17
    2020
    Oct
    04
    Comès, d’ombre et de silence
    Comès, d’ombre et de silence
    • Opening times

      17/06/2020 - 04/10/2020: * monday: closed * tuesday, wednesday, thursday and friday: from 09:30 to 17:00 * saturday and sunday: from 10:00 to 18:00

    • Price

      Normal: 0,00 €

    Didier Comès est l’un des auteurs majeurs de la bande dessinée belge, un maître du noir et blanc et du fantastique. Il a connu un succès fulgurant au tout début des années 80 avec un roman graphique qui a marqué toute une génération de lecteurs, Silence. L’histoire de ce simple d’esprit sourd-muet exploité par les propriétaires terriens de Beausonge et qu’une sorcière va éveiller à la conscience, est indissociable du personnage de Comès, marqué par toutes les formes de rejet, d’exclusion et de violences, qu’elles soient rurales ou urbaines. Maître des silences, Comès s’en est allé en 2013, sans avoir jamais eu les honneurs d’une grande exposition bruxelloise. Grâce au Fonds Comès de la Fondation Roi Baudouin, on pourra découvrir ou redécouvrir cette oeuvre au travers de planches exclusivement muettes et d’une scénographie en accord avec le lieu. Des originaux de Corto Maltese, la bande dessinée la plus célèbre d'Hugo Pratt - grand ami de Comès et fervent défenseur des cases muettes - seront également présentés, tout comme ceux d’un auteur qui a souvent été présenté comme le fils spirituel de Didier Comès, Christophe Chabouté. L'exposition est une initiative de la Fondation Roi Baudouin pour valoriser le patrimoine artistique de Dider Comès, dans le cadre de la donation de son oeuvre par ses frères et soeurs, sous le commissariat de Thierry Bellefroid et Eric Dubois.