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MIM - Musical Instruments Museum

Closed Now: 9:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Open today: 9:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Musical Instruments Museum Entrance Ticket
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Musical Instruments Museum Entrance Ticket
from $11.72*
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As soon as it opened at the end of the 19th century, the luxurious Old England department store earned an excellent reputation for its highly distinctive building. The entrance to the building is a jewel of the Art nouveau style while the rest is in...more
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Rue Montagne de la Cour 2, Brussels 1000, Belgium
+32 2 545 01 30
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Reviewed 2 days ago

I've been coming to Brussels for year and never visited the MIM. I'm sorry I waited so long. There are multiple floors, with each floor having a category of instruments. We arrived and decided to take the walking guide. It's quite helpful in providing more...More

Thank Mobile608932
Reviewed 3 days ago

The MIM {musical instrument museum] will appeal to everyone. It is set up on several floors with instrument collections from throughout history and from around the world. The pianos are especially interesting. The audioguide is helpful in that at select stations, you can hear the...More

Thank ianshamshey
Reviewed 6 days ago

Such a fun and interesting museum where you learn a lot about the develpoment of instruments. The pianos were espcially facinating. If you want achance to listen to the instruments, chosse an audio guide.

Thank Lotte_ladybird
Reviewed 1 week ago

The museum is housed in a unique building, worth examining on its own merits, but the collection is truly remarkable. There is a range of instruments demonstrating the types of music and historical developments. There is an elevator, it takes some time, but the lift...More

Thank mcr1018
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Fantastic location, great view. Food’s ok too, but: there’s waaaaaaay to many tables. Really, there are A LOT of tables. Waiters can’t cope, they are overwhelmed, they forget orders, everything takes forever and, because they’re stressed, they give you attitude. Avoid.

1  Thank Carlos H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A brilliant and eclectic collection of amazing instruments!! Well worth a visit. Take your own drinks because you will only get served in the restaurant when the waiters have stopped quarreling and pretending that they are working! Which means: never...

2  Thank Ursuscinnamomum
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

As the name implies, this is a collection of musical instruments throughout history from around the world. The building itself has a lot of history behind it worth exploring as well. Make sure you get the audio guide to listen to the sound many of...More

Thank alanayu
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This museum is definitely worth a stroll around, however, it is important to note that when we visited, only one of the four floors had any English translations! All the instrument names are translated, but none of the historical information was in English apart from...More

Thank Emily D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Since my friend and I were on a day trip to Brussels and she wanted to see some museums, she had decided on this one since it was a free entry on the day we were there. It was hot and there's no air conditioning...More

Thank Luna_in_Canada
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This museum has an unbelievable collection of instruments from many cultures and across centuries. The displays are gorgeously arranged . Each instrument is labeled in French, German and English. Unfortunately, the lengthy explanations posted on walls are only in French and German. Be sure to...More

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Leng X
June 14, 2018|
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Response from Ott B | Reviewed this property |
Not from what I remember. This is a museum and usually they don't have such facilities in there. The train station is really close though, you can leave luggage in there.
June 1, 2018|
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January 8, 2018|
Response from Cubeechs |
Hi, yes it is. This was one of the few museums in Brussels I could get into in a mobility scooter. Some of the others claimed to have access but I was turned away when I arrived. There are several floors all with lots of... More