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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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Nice, especially if it's raining

You can get a lot of information on the EU, in all of the lanaguages, which is nice. There is no admission fee, and it's nice to visit, especially when it's raining outside.

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 27, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015 NEW

This is a fascinating, informative, educational, hands on FREE exhibit. You will learn how the European Parliament works and what it does. The exhibition is in 24 languages. To fully enjoy allow two hours.

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Budapest, Hungary
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015 NEW

You can get a lot of information on the EU, in all of the lanaguages, which is nice. There is no admission fee, and it's nice to visit, especially when it's raining outside.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015 NEW

The Parlamentarium is superb. I learnt so many interesting things about the European Union that I had no idea about before. I cannot recommend it highly enough. And it's even free! I made two visits during my three month stay in Brussels - there was a lot to take in on the first visit. I would recommend that you pick... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015 NEW

You could return many times and still get something out of this free, fun interactive tour of the European Parliament.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015 NEW

This is a great resource for world history as the impetus for the European Union. A little challenging to work with the in-language mobile device, where you were sometimes reading content and sometimes listening. The place is large, and could use more direction on how best to spend your time. We were there more than 2 hours and still didn't... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

A great museum with a lot to see! Very informative and great to see some of the great European people from the past and how they helped shape Europe. It was also good to read the history of Europe and why the E.U was created and how a similar attempt at an European Union had failed previously before the 2nd... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

Given that one of Brussels most famous aspects is it's role in European politics we thought it would be important to check out this museum attached to the EU since there isn't a tour available in the same way other international organisations sometimes have. We were seriously impressed - the most modern, innovative museum we have ever visited! I won't... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

So disappointed by this as I was looking forward to seeing how the EU spends our money. Admission to this attraction is free and nothing in any leaflet about having to pre-book or join an organised tour (at a cost). On arrival we queued half an hour to get through the most inefficiently run security system I've ever seen. On... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015

Very interesting and a good tour, the kind of place everyone should see once but I probably wouldn't go back. However it is near a very nice area of Brussels some lovely cafes and bars and a nice walk, near the centre of the city so worth a look.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

This was very well put together, showing an in depth history of the EEU. It was well organised with an audio provided to guide you through. Entry was free. It was also easy to get there by public bus. Catch Bus 38 from the Grande Brussels Railway Station and get off at Luxembourg Bus Stop. The European Parliament buildings are... More 

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