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Parlamentarium

Rue Wiertz 60 | Bâtiment Willy Brandt, Brussels 1047 , Belgium
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Type: Government Buildings
Owner description: Experience the European Parliament in Brussels like never before. At our Visitor's Centre, children and adults alike get to discover what the European... more » Owner description: Experience the European Parliament in Brussels like never before. At our Visitor's 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 impacts this process has had on the everyday lives of Europeans. As the first ever citizen's 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 16 June until 15 October 2014 the Parlamentarium hosts the 'Museum of Broken Relationships' as its latest temporary exhibition. Come and witness how citizens around the world have turned their broken heart into a piece of art! « less
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Eindhoven, The Netherlands
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014 NEW

Visited last year, october 2013. The museum is very informative. Includes lots of interactive activities. Difficult to find.

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Guildford, United Kingdom
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24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014 NEW

If you live in the European union you should visit this place! I thought it gave a good overview of the creation and EU and what powers it yields. A would have loved to give this place a five but the heavy use of text, a lack of more specific data and a lack of a more balanced view on... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014 NEW

If I used two words to describe this they would be "weird" and "European". Far from being a Ukipper, I'm interested in politics and have visited Parliaments around the world - Uk, Scotland, US and New Zealand. The visitor centre is free and ok. If I'm honest - they could offer a comprehensive guided tour and a more detailed explanation... More

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Hsinchu, Taiwan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014 NEW

Love this place! Employees there are very kind! If you want to learn about EU history, this is the place!

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Edinburgh
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15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014 NEW

Very informative museum giving a good overview of the EU and its history. Well laid out and the hand held devices that help you navigate the museum are ok (my battery ran out and it would freeze every now and then)

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Rome, Italy
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32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014 NEW

This is a very educational place. The manner in which the information is presented is very fun! You will definitely learn something new about the European Union!!

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Brussels, Belgium
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

You'll love the EU even though you never heard anything about it! Technological and modern atmosphere where you truly learn something useful in the heart of the EU.

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Magdeburg, Sachsen-Anhalt, Germany
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34 reviews 34 reviews
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19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

The museum is very modern, with all posiible kinds of multimedia installed in the exposition and it provides a lot of interesting information about formation of EU. But the most of political knowledge is given in very simplified form, as if all of the visitors were under 12. It is better, when the information about important for EU organisation cities... More

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Brighton, United Kingdom
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33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

Good way to spend a couple of hours,very informative I certainly learnt how it all came about,I think even children would enjoy bits of it.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

One of the most interactive and interesting museum. You get many info about European Union. Its not in the city center but its quite close (20 minutes walk). Its a must see.

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