Reopening on December 5th: Welcome back to the Art & History Museum!

Due to the Covid measures your visit will differ from a normal museum visit. We have some information and guidelines, ment to ensure a safe and pleasant visit to our museum. We ask you kindly but firmly to follow these guidelines for your own safety and the safety of our personnel.

We hope you enjoy your journey through time and across the world!

Planning your visit:

  • The museum is only open on Saturday and Sunday, from 10h until 17h. Last entry to the museum is at 15h30. We can’t allow exceptions to this rule, so we kindly ask you to be on time.
  • When visiting the museum you will have to follow our corona-safe tour. A full tour takes about two hours. It is possible to skip parts of this tour at certain points.
  • Tickets can only be bought online, per timeslot. Print your tickets beforehand or keep them ready on a mobile device. Guided visits or visits in group are currently not possible.
  • A maximum of four people older than 12 and two children younger than 12 belonging to the same family will be allowed to enter at a time.
  • We kindly ask you not to bring unnecessary objects (backpacks, trolleys, large umbrellas, steps, suitcases,…) to the museum. There are payed lockers at the entrance of the museum, but they are limited in size. You won’t be allowed to enter the museum with objects that our security staff deems unsafe.
  • We're currently working on a solution to allow the physically impaired to visit our museum. We will keep you informed via our website and social media.

During your visit:

  • We ask you to disinfect your hands at the entrance. Disinfectant will be provided. Facemasks must be worn at all times.
  • The only way to visit the museum is by following the fixed tour through the museum. We kindly ask you follow this tour at all times. Don’t turn back!
  • Follow the guidelines regarding social distancing, both towards other visitors and to our staff.
  • Please follow the instructions of our staff while visiting the museum.
  • Our restaurant is currently closed.
  • The museum shop is open, but we only accept cashless payments.
  • Toilets are open to the public between the reception desk and the shop and at the stairs close to our Antiquity wing.


Art & History Museum
Parc du Cinquantenaire 10, 1000 Brussels
+ 32 (0)2 741 73 31


Public transport


The nearest stations are Merode and Schuman (within walking distance of the Museum) or Central Station (metro connection to the Art & History Museum).


The nearest station is ‘Schuman’.


22, 27, 80: stop at ‘Galliërs’; 61: stop at ‘Merode’


81, 82: stop at ‘Merode’


From January 2020 onwards, due to the renovation project of the rooftops in the Cinquantenaire Park, the esplanade will be restricted only to vehicles of suppliers, staff, emergency services, park wardens and contractors performing the work..

Entrance for disabled visitors

We're currently working on a solution to allow the physically impaired to visit our museum. We will keep you informed via our website and social media.

Buses carrying visitors

Buses carrying visitors can park in the designated area beyond the arcade (only possible if booked in advance). The driver of the bus logs on via the intercom at the entrance gate (Number 5). The visitors can then be dropped off in front of the museum and the driver can go to the bus zone.

With the car

Parking is possible in the streets around the park or in the public car parks. Within walking distance there are several car parks such as My Park (Galerie du Cinquantenaire, Rue des Ménapiens 18, 1040 Etterbeek), BePark parking Place Saint-Pierre (Rue de la Grande Haie 20, 1040 Etterbeek), Parking Rue de Tongres 2 (Rue des Tongres 60, 1200 Woluwe-Saint-Lambert). More info on BePark.

Since January 1st, 2018 the Brussels-Capital Region has become a Low Emission Zone (LEZ). If you are entering the city in a car or van, check here to find out whether you are allowed to drive your vehicle within the LEZ. If you do not meet the conditions, we would remind you that there are park-and-ride car parks on the access routes leading into Brussels as well as alternatives to the car.
Thank you for taking part in the regional effort aimed at improved air quality!

Opening hours

Mondays to Fridays: closed
Saturdays and Sundays: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

last tickets 1h30 before closing time!
Closed on the 1th of January, 1th of May, 1th & 11th of November, 25th of December


Admission prices

€ 10: adults (19-64 years)

€ 8: 65 +, adult group (min. 15 persons)

€ 4: Students with valid student card; Job seekers and integration income beneficiaries; Press card holders without appointment; Belgian school teachers; guides of the City of Brussels; members of Friends of the mim, Diffusion Culturelle.

Free: 0-18 years (individually or in groups); one accompanying person of a school group, youth group or disadvantaged group; People with disabilities and escort; Members of ICOM-Vlaanderen, ICOM / Wallonie-Bruxelles card holders, Science Policy (Belspo) staff card holders; Journalists after appointment or contact with the Press Service; Brussels Card; Ribbedebie; Attractions et Tourisme; Sotheby's preferred;

European Disability Card

€ 30: Annual Pass for the permanent collections RMAH  (18+)

Closed: Horta-Lambeaux Pavilion

€ 22: Visit the 3 museums in the Park of the Cinquantenaire (Art & History Museum, Autoworld, Royal Museum of the Armed Forces and Military History) within 3 months at reduced prices! Only valid for permanent exhibitions.

museumPASSmusées: For €59 a year you can now visit all participating Belgian museums. Whenever you want and as often as you like. (

see the pages temporary exhibitions

Booking office

+ 32 (0)2 741 73 02 (Tuesday-Friday, 9am-12am & 13am-16am)
reservation at least three weeks in advance

Social media

Facebook: Art & History Museum Brussels

Twitter: @ArtHistoryBRU

Instagram: @arthistorymuseumbrussels

Blog: arthistorybrussels.tumblr