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Address: Grand-Place, Brussels, Belgium
Phone Number: 02-279-43-50
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Tue - Wed 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thu 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Fri - Sun 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Beautiful building

Unfortunately I didn't have time to go inside. Such s beautiful building. Walked around it and took photos. I love history and historic buildings so it was nice to spend sometime... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 6, 2015
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Manchester, United Kingdom
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Lakeland, Florida
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84 helpful votes 84 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015 NEW

We were "museumed out", but went here to see the costumes that Manneken Pis has worn. Apparently the little guy as 700+ outfits, but only about 50 are on display. There is a video playing outside this area and it is pretty amusing to watch. Sit down, rest your feet and enjoy!

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New Zealand
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91 helpful votes 91 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2015

It's a beautiful building outside, and had some interesting things to see inside - mostly on the top floor. If you only have 20-30 minutes then skip the lower 2 floors altogether and head straight for the top. Bring your smartphone and headphones as you can download a free audio-guide on site which I thought was a great idea.on the... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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61 reviews 61 reviews
16 attraction reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015

Unfortunately I didn't have time to go inside. Such s beautiful building. Walked around it and took photos. I love history and historic buildings so it was nice to spend sometime admiring it.

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Clonmany, Ireland
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18 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2015

I would recommend anyone to pop into this museum just to take in the impressive architecture! The museum itself, while quite small, has some interesting pieces. There is a great exhibition on Belgium in world war one on at the moment which is quite informative and definately worth a look!

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Apeldoorn, The Netherlands
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10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

Like: lots of things to see: from medieval to Manneken Pis in Astronauts costume The building itself is an attraction and the things on display are very diverse. Very clear explanation of what can be seen.

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Chisinau, Moldova
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015

A very good overview of the architecture of Brussels. As well as the major industries of the city-pottery, tapestry, and of course don't forget Manneken Pis. On the top floor, there was an exhibit about what Brussels was like during World War 1. It was amazing and poignant to see how the people lived during that time. Make sure to... More 

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Orlando, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

The museum is not large and you can see all of it fairly quickly if pressed for time. But the top floor is the best part. You have to see the Manneken Pis costumes. You will feel like you are at It's A Small World when you see all of his costumes representing different nations. When I was in Brussels,... More 

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Belmont, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015

There are two possible tickets to buy, the second one is only one extra euro and is a review of WWW 1 in Belguim. I recommend the purchase of both tickets. There is a book translated in different languages that will help understand the variety of war time comics. There are many places to stop and rest and bathroom facilities... More 

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44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

Not a real museum, it is more a permanent exhibition with folklore things like amll the Maneken Piss clothes , some olds paintings, tapestries and testimonial of the past life in the city. You got also an exhibition on 1st world war times. No point to waste 4 euros/pers and time to visit it. It should be free.

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

Opposite to the monumental city hall on the magnificent Grote Markt this is the museum about the history of Brussels. There are many old paintings, maquettes and pictures of how Brussels looked like through the ages. There are interesting mediëval paintings, wallcarpets, sculptures and other artefacts as well. The building itself is an impressive 19th century immitation of a mediëval... More 

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