Museums & Monuments
Royal Museum of Art and History
Art and history museum with over 650,000 items from ancient civilisations including Egypt, Persia and Greece. Many decorative arts, lace, tapestries, silverware and glassware. Open 09:30-17:00, closed Mondays. Parc du Cinquantanaire 10, 1000 Brussels.
Museum of Comic Strip Art
The museum houses exhibitions of the famous comic strip heroes such as Tintin and the Smurfs, and features sketches, life size cartoon sets and photographs. Open 10:00-18:00 every day except Monday. Rue des Sables 20, 1000 Brussels.
Musee Magritte Museum
Part of the Royal Museums of Fine Arts of Belgium with the largest collection of works by Magritte; paintings, drawings, gouaches, sculptures and more. Open Tuesday to Sunday 10:00-17:00, until 20:00 on Wednesdays. At Rue de la Regence 3, 1000 Brussels
The Musee des Enfants hosts many temporary interactive exhibitions based on different themes. Many workshops are organised including cooking, painting, theatre, stories and nature. Open Wednesdays and weekends. At rue du Bourgmestre 15, 1050 Brussels.
National Museum of the Resistance
A museum dedicated to the Resistance. Rue Van Lint, 1070 Anderlecht.
Museum of Cocoa and Chocolate
Museum dedicated to the origins and production process of chocolate. Chocolate clothes and sculptures on display as well as demonstrations and the possibility to sample various chocolates. Rue de la Tete dOr 9/11, 1000 Brussels.
Famous statue of a little boy situated on the corner of Rue de LEtuve and Stroofstraat. Mannekin Pis wardrobe can be visited at the Brussels museum.
One of the most important palaces around the Parc de Bruxelles with many royal portraits on display and the possibility to visit the Hall of Mirrors and the Throne Room. Open from July to September at Place des Palais, 1000 Brussels.