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“Informative lesson on the EU”
Review of Parlamentarium

Ranked #18 of 411 things to do in Brussels
Certificate of Excellence
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Owner description: FREE ENTRY. Experience the European Parliament in Brussels like never before. At our Visitors' Centre, children and adults alike get to discover what the European institutions that represent them are all about in a refreshingly new way: the Parlamentarium. Our Portable Media Guides take our visitors through an interactive journey of European integration, revealing the impact this process has had on the everyday lives of Europeans. As the first ever citizens' exhibition to do so, the Parlamentarium caters to all 24 official languages of the European Union, and is completely free! Our facilities and multimedia guides have been designed to be fully accessible to those with special needs.
Useful Information: Bathroom facilities, Activities for young children, Lockers / storage, Activities for older children, Stairs / elevator, Food available for purchase, Wheelchair access
Reviewed September 24, 2013

Very well funded information centre.
The IT works very well taking the visitor through the process of what the EU is, how it is managed and its history.
To do it in its entirety is probably 3 hours however the detail and content will not be remembered.
It appeared a fair representation of the whole EU process and the film in the round theatre especially good.
We may have missed it however a link to a web page or be given a booklet that would enable the individual to have a reminder of the aspects covered in the visit would be helpful.

2  Thank Mussons99
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Reviewed September 22, 2013

Excellent way to learn about the EU institutions and the European Parliament in particular. A very well-done museum, not tiring for the visitor with easy to navigate around. Do not miss at the end of the tour, a simulation of a meeting with Members of the European Parliament. Great and well-done!

1  Thank Peter P
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Reviewed September 17, 2013

The exhibition is well planned and provides lot of information. You can spend an entire day there. Of course you must be someone who is keen to know about EU and what it is all about. The fact they offer this free of cost is great as it allows access to all people. Very well maintained, staff speak English so you dont feel lost. Hope they keep up the standards.

Thank Aparna S
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Reviewed September 11, 2013 via mobile

Really great museum which makes boring things very interesting indeed through the use of these touch screen devices which you're given at the start. You can use them to scan information points and activate touch panel displays in your language. The 360° cinema was also a highlights for me.
Took me about 2 hours ti wander through, however could have stretched it to three hours had I had the time. But for a free museum, this was truly excellent.

2  Thank Craig H
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Reviewed September 7, 2013

Wonderful and modern museum. A beautiful way to know the history of the XX st. century and the struggle to put and end to the wars in Europe.

1  Thank FernandoAMSilva
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