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Royal Museum of the Armed Forces and of Military History

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The Royal Museum of the Armed Forces and of Military History is the perfect stop for history and military enthusiasts. Located in the two northernmost halls of the Cinquantenaire Park historic complex, the museum collections comprise more than 10...more
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Parc du Cinquantenaire 3 | Jubelpark, Brussels 1000, Belgium
+32 2 737 78 33
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Enjoyed our visit very much largely due to the excellent aeroplanes and military vehicle display. Particularly impressed to see a Sopwith Camel which my Great Uncle flew in the First World War, but there were lots of other planes, especially some very early ones, all...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Richard R
Reviewed 4 days ago

Spent a good couple of hours wandering around this museum that has a huge number of exhibits from across the years, including an impressive collection of aircraft in the larger hall. It is well worth a visit and is a nice walk up from the...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Paul K
Reviewed 5 days ago

Military history geeks like myself will love this place...its massive beyond imagination. This place has everything: uniforms, swords, rifles, handguns, bazookas, artillery, tanks, helicopters, aircraft, mannequins, short videos, some interactive exhibits, and all sorts of random military equipment...all from various armed forces throughout the world....More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank SwingerJ
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visited here with friends and really enjoyed all the military hardware and vehicles. Very good historical military items as well. Enjoyed it. Located in the Parc du Cinquantenaire area. Free museum.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank rayrest
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went to visit the special exhibition and this was worth it. The rest is 19th c. style of exhibiting, too much the same! One item can tell more than a whole array of the same...

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank lvermo688913
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Interesting museum. Lot of army stuff around the world - like airplanes, weapons, uniforms. Nice viewpoint on the roof.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Airi E
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I'm a military history buff so I loved it. The WW2 exhibits were closed for refurbish, which was a major disappointment. Overall it was worth the visit. I was surprised and disappointed in the condition of some of the exhibits. The Chaffee and Walker Bulldog...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank chakalkar
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

If you going to brussels i suggest you see this museum surely , very beautiful and historical museum

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Omid k
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We have been visiting this museum for 32 years. We took our kids who loved it. Went again just adults. They have tidied it up, made it brighter but kept all the treasures. It is a treasure trove of an army museum and an absolute...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank skilakimou
Reviewed November 6, 2018

It was very beautiful and a very beautiful gardens. It was awesome and gives some nice feeling to a grey city.

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank Vanessa M
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January 21, 2018|
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Response from Pascal M | Property representative |
No need to book!
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May 9, 2017|
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Response from Pierre B | Reviewed this property |
Best way is by Metro. Stop at Schuman and and ask for Park Cinquantenaire. It is on the left once you cross the Arch de Triumph.
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February 20, 2016|
Response from Pascal M | Property representative |
If you want to visit every hall and floor, you need a day for an extensive visit and a few hours for a walk-through.