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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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Reasonable price, eccentric exhibits

The entry fee for this museum is substantially less than others in Brussels. It is worth going in to see the 749 costumes on display for the Mannekin Pis, hilarious, like a... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 7, 2015
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Leeds, United Kingdom

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

As stated above the mannekin pis part was really the most interesting part. The rest was disorganized. The have the makings of a great museum, but unless you are bored or have a great interest in the mannekin pis you can probably skip it. The lack of a clear connection between the various collections makes it kind of boring. There... More 

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

This museum of the city of Brussels is in the Maison du Roi in the Grand-Place. It is mainly about the development and architecture of the city, with drawings and scale models of the city at various times together with various artefacts from houses and buildings in the city. Interesting in its own way if you like that sort of... More 

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

The entry fee for this museum is substantially less than others in Brussels. It is worth going in to see the 749 costumes on display for the Mannekin Pis, hilarious, like a historical Belgian Build a Bear!

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Lakeland, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 97 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 93 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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 43 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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 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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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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 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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Additional Information about Museum of the City of Brussels (Musee de la Ville de Bruxelles)

Address: Address: Grand-Place, Brussels, Belgium
Phone Number: 02-279-43-50
Location: Europe  >  Belgium  >  Brussels
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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