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Belvue Museum – Brussels

It is a museum that honors the kingdoms of the 12 monarchs that Belgium has had. Its bases are in the place where the Belgian Revolution 1830, an uprising that made the country gain its independence.

In 2005 the museum was reopened to celebrate the 175th anniversary of the country. Its collection has unique historical documents, fragments of videos, many photos and impressive objects, dedicated to the 12 times that marked the history of the country.

Belvue Museum

The texts of the museum’s rooms, which talk about the Belgium history and its transcendental moments, have been translated into Spanish, Chinese and Italian. You can order the printed version at the counter at the entrance of the museum.

Next to the museum there is a place where you can buy some souvenirs such as books or postcards. You enter without buying the museum ticket.

The museum has a restaurant in charge of Green Kitchen, they serve very healthy food and grown on farms, they offer a unique service.

You can also visit the archeological site of Coudenberg. The ticket is sold in the same museum. These are old structures of the old Brussels Palace that now form part of the foundations on which the current royal district has been built. You will walk through ancient passages, under Rue Royale and the Place Royal.

Belvue Museum - Belgium

The Belvue Museum It opens its doors on Thursdays and Fridays from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. and Saturdays and Sundays from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

Keep in mind when planning the visit that on December 24 and 31 the museum closes at 2:00 p.m.

Have facilities for disabled people, ramps and circuits adapted for comfort.

The price of admission to the museum varies from 5 to 3 euros depending on the age, there are discounts if purchased together with a ticket to visit the archaeological site of Coudenberg. Admission is free for people under 18 and teachers.

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