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Parlamentarium

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Esplanade Solidarnosc 100, Luxembourg Square, Brussels 1050 Belgium
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MissCLane wrote a review Jul 2020
London, United Kingdom93 contributions21 helpful votes
This place offers a wealth of information regarding how and why the EU was formed as well as it's function in today's society. It's incredibly interactive and forces the visitor to actively engage with its content and facts. Very visually stimulating and masses of information to digest. Worth a visit if history and politics tickles you...
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Date of experience: July 2020
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Responded Jul 28, 2020
Dear Missy L, Thank you for your review, we are glad to hear that you enjoyed visiting the Parlamentarium and we appreciate you taking the time to share your experience. We hope to see you soon again at the European Parliament. Keep up to date with the latest news by checking our visitors’ website, and following us on social media on Instagram @visit_ep and on Facebook @visitEuropeanParliament Best Regards, Manuel, European Parliament Visitors' Team
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Louis Dumont wrote a review Mar 2020
Givisiez, Switzerland495 contributions48 helpful votes
A really nice musuem, very intercative and loaded with a huge amount of intersting information (almsot too much). If you are interested in the way the EU works and in its history, I would really advice you to pay it a visit!
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Date of experience: March 2020
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Response from Europarl_visit, EP Visitors' Team at Parlamentarium
Responded Mar 26, 2020
Dear Louis Dumont, Thank you for your review, we are glad to hear that you enjoyed visiting the Parlamentarium and we appreciate you taking the time to share your experience. We are always looking for new ways to make the visit to the European Parliament more interesting and your feedback will help us to improve. We hope to see you again at the European Parliament. Keep up to date with the latest news by checking our visitors’ website and following us on social media. Best Regards, Rita European Parliament Visitors' Team
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Martin P wrote a review Mar 2020
48 contributions8 helpful votes
It was shut up when we went. A big building that doesn't really stand out like place or many other buildings. Thought at least you could have coffee there but no visible places to visit.
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Date of experience: March 2020
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Response from Europarl_visit, EP Visitors' Team at Parlamentarium
Responded Mar 20, 2020
Dear Martin P, Thank you very much for your review. As you are surely aware, the coronavirus COVID-19 outbreak has spread to different regions of the world, including clusters in certain regions in the European Union and constitutes a threat to public health. The European Parliament has adopted precautionary measures. All visiting activities are currently suspended. These measures will last until further notice. The European Parliament hopes that you can visit us in the future, and apologises for any inconvenience. Please rest assured that these are measures of a temporary nature. The European Parliament is monitoring the situation in real time and will adapt its measures accordingly. Thank you for your understanding. Best regards, Rita European Parliament Visitors' Team
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StuartFromKirkham wrote a review Mar 2020
Blackpool, United Kingdom213 contributions73 helpful votes
I was hoping to be better educated on how the EU Parliament functions, particularly in regard to democracy, and the benefits it provides. I left feeling what a waste of my time and a massive waste of EU taxpayers money. It is a large modern building with an abundance of multi-media, interactive presentations. This seems to be the EU's solution to the problem of having 24 languages to contend with. It saves on paper and the absence of any hard copy wording is very noticeable. This makes the audio guide essential. I did not find it intuitive to use and somebody eventually helped me out. The introduction was walking through a tunnel with phrases from 24 languages playing. Educational value 0. A major part of the visit was a huge number of small screens each showing a photo from different parts of Europe from the pre-war years to the current day. Potentially exceedingly time consuming and uncomfortable to see, stand and listen. I did a walk past the majority of it. I did note that the exhibition was in the process of being updated to cater for Brexit. I also noted that the 1966 photo of England's world cup victory over West Germany, of which I had the privilege of attending, must have already been removed. One of the two exhibits I found somewhat useful was a model of the Hemicycle with delegates positioned and coloured according to nation state and European party. Another exhibit seemed to be a very large floor map with a few people pushing dalek type pods around. I assumed they had inbuilt vacuum cleaners and this was an eco way for cleaning the floor. The really useful exhibit was a few large leather armchairs and sofas that had screens attached. They were far more comfortable than the hard boards provided for resting in the photos exhibit. I could have spent more time with them. Not too sure what was on the screens though. If you are in the area, have some time to spare and it is throwing it down with rain, then I would recommend the Parlamentarium but just head straight for the comfy armchairs.
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Date of experience: March 2020
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Response from Europarl_visit, EP Visitors' Team at Parlamentarium
Responded Mar 19, 2020
Dear StuartFromKirkham, Thank you very much for your review, we are sorry to hear that your visit to the Parlamentarium did not meet your expectations. We value your comments and take all feedback seriously, being constantly working to improve the experience for all our visitors. We hope that you will consider visiting the European Parliament again in the future. Keep up to date with the latest news by checking our visitors’ website and following us on social media. Best Regards, Rita European Parliament Visitors' Team
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Lia V wrote a review Feb 2020
Athens, Greece11 contributions
We really liked our tour in the parlamentarium They provide a guide in every European language so we could get information about anything we wanted.
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Date of experience: February 2020
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Response from Europarl_visit, EP Visitors' Team at Parlamentarium
Responded Mar 26, 2020
Dear Lia V, Thank you for your review, we are glad to hear that you enjoyed visiting the Parlamentarium and we appreciate you taking the time to share your experience. We hope to see you soon again at the European Parliament. Keep up to date with the latest news by checking our visitors’ website and following us on social media. Best Regards, Rita European Parliament Visitors' Team
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