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Address: Esplanade Solidarnosc | Off Rue Belliard, Brussels 1047 , Belgium
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Description: FREE ENTRY. Experience the European Parliament in Brussels like never...
FREE ENTRY. Experience the European Parliament in Brussels like never before. At our Visitors' Centre, children and adults alike get to discover what the European institutions that represent them are all about in a refreshingly new way: the Parlamentarium. Our Portable Media Guides take our visitors through an interactive journey of European integration, revealing the impact this process has had on the everyday lives of Europeans. As the first ever citizens' exhibition to do so, the Parlamentarium caters to all 24 official languages of the European Union, and is completely free! Our facilities and multimedia guides have been designed to be fully accessible to those with special needs. From 20 November 2014 until 15 May 2015, the Parlamentarium is hosting 'Fashion Art EU' as its latest temporary exhibition. Come and see 28 outfits, each one designed by an artist from a different member-state, all reflecting the common values of Europe!
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Informative, good preparation for chamber tour

My friend and I enjoyed our visit to the European Parliament, even if the queuing system was a but inefficient!! Had to wait a while to get into the Parlamentarium museum because... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 21, 2015
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Brussels, Belgium
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015 NEW

We went here to check out the Museum of Broken Relationships Exhibit, and although the exhibit was good (and free!) getting into the exhibit was terrible. The first day I went, there was 35 minutes to until the exhibit closed, but they wouldn't let me in- saying that there wasn't enough time. I explained that I realized that it was... More 

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York, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015 NEW

My friend and I enjoyed our visit to the European Parliament, even if the queuing system was a but inefficient!! Had to wait a while to get into the Parlamentarium museum because of a lack of audio guides available, and groups kept pushing in front, but then again we were visiting at 2 in the afternoon. Consequently we were a... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015 NEW

Quite interesting and obviously someone has spent a lot of time on exhibits. I went in quite positive about EU and came out thinking what a waste of money EU is - not the impression they hoped to give I think. Fun for school trips - lots of interactive things but looked like some seriously bored children waiting at the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

This is well worth a visit and is full of information about the formation, structure and history of the European Parliament. It is very interactive and whoever designed the exhibits should be congratulated for the imaginative way they are done. We spent 3.5 hours there and the time absolutely flew by.

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Rijeka, Croatia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

free, interesting, interactive museum/display of the major features of EU. It's got a shop and a cafe as well. You can leave your bags/coats in free lockers. it's behind the EU parliament building.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

We had a great time looking around the visitors centre. The best thing is - it's free! You get a headset as well for the language of your choice. You can watch a video message for every single MEP in the EU, was fun trying to find our local MEPs from the UK, and even more fun still to find... More 

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

I was staying very close to Parliamentarium and visited this place several times. This is HO of European Parliament and the structure is beautiful.I could not go inside as it was closed.Part of Luxembourg station is under this building and it is right in front of Luxembourg Square.

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

Had a good time exploring the building and looking around the history and facts about the European Union. Few interactive bits, but I'd say it was mostly looking around and reading.

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Ottery St. Mary, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

I could have spent all day here as there was so much information. The rest of the party found the information overwhelming so we spent about 2 hours in total. There's free locker storage so you don't have to carry your bags around. Take your reading glasses (if you need them) because the text is very small on the hand-held... More 

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St. Albans, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

A very large building that houses a great display of information. We arrived Easter MOnday and expected it to be extremely busy, as museums close on Monday, but it is well managed. After security a place to keep suitcases, bags, coats of any size, so a good option if time to kill before an evening, late afternoon flight. You have... More 

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