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Address: Grand-Place, Brussels, Belgium
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Lovely place worth the stop

If you only have a short time in Brussels like I did (just one day) I think that you'll enjoy stopping by this museum just to experience some of the local history and culture... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
Derrick K
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Honolulu, Hawaii
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Nice building with lots of beautiful things to see. Seems disorganized and the exhibitions don't flow from one to another. The explanations of the pieces are too short, only available in French and Flemish, some cards with other languages are also available by the walls but with short explanations like I mentioned before. Don't bring a backpack unless you are... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you only have a short time in Brussels like I did (just one day) I think that you'll enjoy stopping by this museum just to experience some of the local history and culture. While most of the exhibits are in French you can opt to get an audio guide in English (others should be available as well). I spent... More 

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Thank Derrick K
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

A little museum on the main market square in the centre of Brussels. I went at the beginning of February 2017, normally the museum cost € 8.00 luckily it was free when we went. You don't need to long at this museum it took us just over an hour to see all items on display over the 4 floors. The... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

My girlfriend and i thought to visit the museum one early afternoon. Great collection. It was really worth visiting it. You should visit.

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Grand Place ( Grote Markt ) is in my opinion Belgiums superb best looking square as the architecture here is outstanding. In a square packed with some amazing buildings including Town Hall,Guildhouses and Breadhouse the Museum of the city of Brussels looks fabulous. On this visit to Brussels I didn't have the time to go to the museum but I... More 

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Norfolk, Virginia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I went here since I wanted to learn more about the history of the city, and was disappointed. This museum is not as large as you would think from looking at the outside or from the topic. I was also hoping the descriptions would include English, as they do in almost every other museum I had been to (in Brussels... More 

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Thank BlackSheep773
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2017

it`s very beautiful building outside! but i wouldn`t say that museum is really interesting( unfortunately they don`t have information in english (it`s typical for Brussel) and in the time of my visit the room with suits for Manneken Pis was closed...

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 January 2017 via mobile

Great museum easily accessible and budget friendly. It is located in the Grand Palace very easy to find.

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Thank Daniel S
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 January 2017

Not much to see in this museum. If you;re short on time don't bother. A few tapestries and sculptures and not a large collection of paintings. I spent only half an hour here.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 January 2017 via mobile

Beautiful from the outside but somewhat boring within. I'd guess the costume museum of Manneken Pis would be the best part but its currently closed for refurbishment till February i believe. Worth going for nowt, some interesting old maps and sculptures of Brussels centuries of years ago.

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