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2021-10-23 ... 2021-10-24

Come and catch Museum Night Fever on Saturday 23 October 2021. Twenty-nine Brussels museums await you for a roaring night. The War Heritage Institute/Royal Military Museum is one of them and focuses on its Great Hall, decked out in dazzling colours for the occasion. Plastic artist EloH surprizes both ears and eyes with “Mine de rien”, a trialogue between installation, video mapping and vjing. Through their project “Icarus 80” the students with the “Word” and “Music” sections of the Artistic High School in Brussels revisit the Greek myth by adding a splash of eighties rock ‘n’ roll. Still...

2021-02-01 ... 2021-09-30

Dear visitors,

The War Heritage Institute sites are once again open to the public and adapt their timetables
Reservation is mandatory, either by email or by phone (during opening hours):

Royal Military Museum:

Opening days: from Tuesday through Friday, from 10 a.m. till 4 p.m. and from 9 a.m. till 5 p.m. on weekends and school holidays.
booking.klmmra@warheritage.be
02/737 78 33

National Memorial of Fort Breendonk:

Opening days: from Monday through Friday,...

2021-03-15 ... 2021-09-30

School bubbles (primary and secondary) are allowed to visit:

  • as a class bubble;
  • with or without a guide;
  • without mixing with other bubbles.

For extracurricular groups (under 13 years old):

  • the bubble is limited to 10 children + accompanying adults;

Information and booking: reservation@whi.be

⚠️ Group events and guided tours for adults are still suspended for the time being.

2021-07-04 ... 2021-08-29

Visiting all corners of the world, that’s possible during the guided tours at the Royal Army Museum and the Art & History Museum. Let a guide at the Art & History Museum take you on a journey, and go from Canada via South America over Indonesia and Vietnam to China, Nepal and India. Via a hidden passway you make the crossover to the Royal Army Museum. A stop on the top of the Triumphal Arch will show you the breathtaking view over Brussels. In the Royal Army Museum you depart from the aircraft hall. The guide will then lead you into the footsteps of soldiers deployed on far away...

2020-10-01 ... 2021-08-29

In the framework of the 75th anniversary of the end of the Second World War and the discovery of the horror of the camps the War Heritage Institute sets up an exceptional photographic exhibition at the Royal Military Museum.

Retroacts

In September 2019 Luc Mary-Rabine, a Belgian photographer and author, presents the War Heritage Institute with 242 original prints. The two series are entitled “Si je t’oublie” (If I forget you), a series dedicated to deportation and “De guerre en guerre” (From one war to the next), a series about the traces of the two world...

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