Archived News & Events

2018-12-13 ... 2019-04-30


In order to make its various sites about Belgian military heritage more attractive, the War Heritage Institute (WHI) modified its rates policy and introduces both new formulas and new rates.  

New formulas   

As of January 1, 2019, you can visit the various War Heritage Institute sites with a single multi-site ticket and/or a multi-site subscription. You can in that way visit six sites at attractive rates. More information here

New rates

As of January 1, 2019, new entrance rates to the various War...

2019-01-29 ... 2019-03-30

From January 29 till March 30, 2019 the War Heritage Institute welcomes the Polish travelling exhibition Armoured Wings. Created in Warsaw and presented in Gdansk, it now arrives in Belgium! The visitor will discover the history of General Maczek’s Polish 1starmoured division through both sound bites and images. The exhibition was put together in the framework of the 75thanniversary of the liberation of Belgium upon initiative of the Flemish government, the Polish embassy in Belgium and the non-profit organization “Eerste Poolse Pantserdivisie België”. 


In the spring of...

2019-02-23 ... 2019-02-24

Feeling the winter blues? Museum Night Fever tickets might then just be the remedy you need! The capital will indeed once again come down with its annual museum fever on Saturday February 23. True to habit, no less than 30 Brussels museums will keep the midnight oil burning (until 1 a.m.) for the twelfth edition of this unique event.

The Military Museum and its exhibition ‘Beyond the Great War’ take you back to the post First World War years, from the allied final offensive and the Versailles treaty to the reconstruction and optimism of the roaring twenties.

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Les prochaines conférences du cycle « Facettes de l’après-guerre » porteront sur les salons et artistes de la Première Guerre mondiale. 

Dimanche 21 octobre à 10 h 30 (conférence en français)

Le spécialiste en arts décoratifs du Musée d'Art et d'Histoire, Werner Adriaenssens présentera les expositions et salons à Bruxelles pendant la Première Guerre mondiale.

Dimanche 4 novembre à 10 h 30 (conférence en anglais)

L'historien de l'art spécialiste en peintres féminins, Nic Peeters, présentera l'artiste britannique de l'école...

2018-05-25 ... 2019-01-13

The exhibition is based on archives belonging to the Ministry of Transport and illustrates the lives and times of Belgian seamen during the First World War. Through a joint operation with the non-profit organisation "Les Amis du Musée de l'Air et de l'Espace" the visitor can also discover what happened in the skies.

War Heritage Institute 
Site Royal Military Museum
Parc du Cinquantenaire 3 in 1000 Brussels

From May 25, 2018 till January 13, 2019

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