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“Fun but noisy!”

Museum of Natural Sciences
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$28.82*
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Ranked #13 of 410 things to do in Brussels
Certificate of Excellence
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Fee: Yes
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Owner description: Meet the famous Bernissart Iguanodons in the largest Dinosaur Gallery in Europe, learn about the human body and how we evolved in the Gallery of Humankind and go back in time in the Gallery of Evolution. You can also find out about urban species in BiodiverCITY, discover specimens which illustrate the Museum’s history in the 250 years of Natural Sciences hall, admire the magnificent crystals in the Mineral Hall, and experience something new every year by visiting our temporary exhibitions or by taking part in one of our Education Service’s interactive activities. www.naturalsciences.be During Belgian School Holidays: Tuesday> Sunday: 10.00> 18.00 During the Belgian school year: Tuesday> Friday: 9.30> 17.00 | Week-end : 10.00> 18.00
Useful Information: Activities for young children
Reviewed April 11, 2013

A good museum with plenty to see. As we went there in the Easter holidays there were quite a lot of children running about meaning that I (as a big kid!) didn't want to hog the interactive displays! It was also a shame that you are required to pay separately for special exhibitions they have on there, one price for the lot seems more sensible.

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Reviewed April 8, 2013 via mobile

Overall great experience! Very well done and clean museum. Kids loved the dinosaurs but a place geared towards kids could have bigger kid areas. The interactive exhibits were well done but the areas like the dino dig area was tiny. Only 3-4 kids max could be in there at one time. Deapite that it was still a great museum--took about 2 hrs for our kids (5,3,1). Price was good 7 euro for adults and our kids were free.

The only other comment is that is was not very stroller friendly. There were some ramps and an elevator but the ramps werent always in obvious places, the elevator took forever, and the entrance from the main road was about 50 steps unless you go arohd the corner and go up the side street (which we figured out when we left).

Overall recommend especially if you/kids like dinosaurs.

Thank AFSOONRMOM
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Reviewed April 8, 2013

That’s the place to see all kind of dinosaurs. Excellent collection, a lot of amazing things to find about.
The other stuff they have isn’t too attractive, I would advice to skip if you’re not with a kid.
The first Wednesday in the month entrance is free, so plan your visit accordingly.

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Reviewed April 5, 2013

This place was great fun. We went to the prehistoric attraction and made fire and bracelets! The staff were amazing, super friendly and spoke great English. Ideal for people of all ages.

Thank Georgia C
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Reviewed March 26, 2013

A really impressive museum that has an astounding dinosaur collection that is worth a visit for that alone. Situated near the parliament and close to Park Leopold. A great asset that is underused.

Thank inikamozi
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