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Address: Grand-Place, Brussels, Belgium
Phone Number: 02-279-43-50
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Love the Mannekin Pis outfits!

For the small entrance fee this museum is worth a visit for the Mannekin Pis costumes alone. They are very detailed and it's interesting to see where they have all come from. You... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 24, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 NEW

We went here mid afternoon. Not busy at all. It has a bunch of paintings, sculptures, statues from the city. There was one exhibit that was part of a project where you look at different items in a case and whatever catches your eye, you write what comes to mind in a word on the glass. It was interesting.The best... More 

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Watford, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015

For the small entrance fee this museum is worth a visit for the Mannekin Pis costumes alone. They are very detailed and it's interesting to see where they have all come from. You can even use the computers in the room to search for your own country if you wish. The rest of the museum is also quite interesting, with... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

This museum has a selection of historic statues, paintings, ceramics and items from the city of Brussels. For me, highlights were the maps of the city and stained glass windows on the staircase. Entrance is free for wheelchair users, because you can only see the ground floor! There are 5 steep steps up from the cobbled Grand Place, for which... More 

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Buckie, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

Having never visited Belgium before,we were looking forward to it. When we visited the museum on Sunday 2nd Aug 2015, a beautiful place we were struck by the lack of interest by the staff. It was only on reflection we realised none of them actually welcomed us or gave us a smile. We had a break for lunch and the... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2015

Yes the "Mannekin Pis" outfits are a big draw and worth the small admission fee but the Museum also provides a good history of brussels using old maps, models and a video. Many interesting artifacts too.

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Wakefield, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2015

Reasonanly priced. If like us you only speak English; look for the correct plastic leaflet in english. Worth the price to see the Mannekin Pis wardrobe- which is the best bit of the museum!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2015

The city museum of Brussels, expectedly, hosts several artifacts from the city and its history throughout the centuries. Silverware, china and ceramics, tea and coffee sets, several sculptures and even original altars from nearby churches are worth taking a look at. Though the descriptions and labels are in French / Dutch, go for sheets of paper paced by entrance of... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015

This is the Brussels city museum. It has a great deal of maps, pictures and artifacts covering the history of Brussels from its beginnings to today. The top floor has a large display of costumes for the "Manneken Pis" (see trip advisor review of that separately) that were donated by many people and countries and anyone else interested in that... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015

If you want to learn and maybe find some more information about brussels, you should make a stop in your schedule to visit here. The museum is interesting with loads of exhibits and one about manneken pis with all its outfits. You get a free map of the museum and there is all different languages so everyone can understand.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015

Highlights; the series of maps that show how Brussels has developed over time, and the (surreal) collection of costumes for the Mannequin Pis. Other than that, nothing worth a mention.

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