Yes, it's a schlep from the center of town, but it's worth it.
* Beautiful park-like surroundings, beautiful building, and incredible holdings from the Congo.
* They DO have audio-guides available in English (I wasn't 100% sure from their website whether or not they offered English, in addition to French and Dutch). The English audio-guide is a bit sparse, relative to what you might expect at other museums, but at least it's something. Very few of the labels around the museum are in English, so the audio-guide is really indispensable.
* Our 8-year-old daughter loved the children's activity booklet that accompanied the exhibits. We paid a few extra euros for the booklet, but she loved going from room to room, activity book in hand, searching for the answers to the questions in the book.
* Very nice cafe with tasty African-inspired cuisine.
* The museum doesn't do a whole lot to come to terms with Belgium's blood-stained history in the Congo -- but I hope that the renovations, which are scheduled to begin later this year, will make serious amends in this direction.
* Bottom line: Very worthwhile museum with amazing artifacts.
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