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Art, Ethnology and History Museum

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Parc Cinquantaire Museums Combo Ticket
From US$17.33*
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“Excellent Museum”
11 Nov 2017
“Better than the reviews make out! Could spend a long time in here if you love ancient history”
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Parc du Cinquantenaire 10, Brussels 1000, Belgium
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Reviewed 6 days ago

So Much to see from much of the world. Could take a day or two to see all the exhibits. Well worth visiting. Very interesting.

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank scott1barden
Reviewed 11 November 2017

We didn't get round very much because there was such a high quality of Greek vases in particular! But also some beautiful Medieval church reliquaries and gold (including some beautiful enamel work that the audio guide explains really well, though that was about the only...More

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank Eleanor H
Reviewed 21 April 2017 via mobile

There is a lot of awesome stuff to see here the only negative is lack of english information. I especially liked the tibetan and greek sections.

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank tatbta
Reviewed 19 March 2017

This museum has an exceptional selection- we were most impressed by the Egyptian, Greek and Roman artefacts. Two stacking Egyptian mummies, an enormous Roman mosaic, just incredible things. But there is so much more - for example Easter island heads, sleds, glassware, silver, a folding...More

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank JoeFLondon
Reviewed 11 February 2017

We went to see historic, ancient art of Belgium and were not disappointed. The altar pieces and tapestries were the most stunning given their age and the exquisite workmanship needed to create them. The building is a bit tired, but did not detract from the...More

Date of experience: January 2017
Thank mummblingme
Reviewed 5 February 2017 via mobile

Spent a couple of hours a Sunday afternoon here. In the permanent exhibition. Unfortunately I don't speak French or Flemish because these were the only two languages on display. This made of course my visit much less interesting. Also there were very few people visiting....More

Date of experience: February 2017
Thank Sogning
Reviewed 13 December 2016

The collection of the museum is astounding, there seems to be no end to the number of halls with display cases. Whatever culture you're interested in, you'll find it in here. Unfortunately, the information boards are only in French and sometimes in Dutch but not...More

Date of experience: December 2016
1  Thank ArticCynda
Reviewed 18 September 2016

I stopped in here to kill some time and glad I did. I went to Autoworld and the Military Museum and was told about this museum when I bought a Brussels Card. They have thing s from all over the world. The giant Easter Island...More

Date of experience: March 2016
Thank Randy T
Reviewed 28 July 2016 via mobile

Visited here on our last day in Brussels. We only had two hours to spare, but if you want to take your time around it I would keep about three hours free. If you can speak German or French you are sorted. If you can't,...More

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank jenz240
Reviewed 11 June 2016

First of all, reserver about 4 hours to see it properly! It is a gigantic museum, with collections from ancient civilisations around the world (you can guess which one I run to first, an Islamic collection that is superb and the cherry on the top,...More

Date of experience: June 2016
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