Archived News & Events

2018-03-15 ... 2018-03-31

Dear visitor,

The arcades elevator is temporarily out of service. However, the arcades are accessible by the stairway (some 150 steps).
Repairs will be made as soon as possible. We thank you for your understanding.



2018-03-03 ... 2018-03-04

Heavy metal galore at the Military Museum. And during Museum Night Fever this is both literally and metaphorically. Not only do we program guided tours about the metal heavyweights in our collections, but with the performance by the Les Corps Longs duo metal will meet flying trapeze, RITCS students will present the results of their vibration workshop, Kunsthumaniora Brussel will improvise on and around metal and a series of Belgian metal bands will blow your socks off. Stop over at our Whiplash bar for a bite to eat or a drink.

Discover the programme !


Expo Dieppe Royal Military Museum  24/06 > 31/12/17
2017-06-24 ... 2017-12-31

 In the framework of the 75th anniversary of the raid on Dieppe the War Heritage Institute presents its first temporary exhibition: Dieppe. Tribute to a raid. It illustrates a lesser-known episode of the Second World War: the raid on Dieppe on August 19, 1942.

A total of 99 items from the Royal Military Museum collections (Brussels), the city of Dieppe, Dieppe societies and private collectors enable us to retrace the stages of Operation Jubilee. Four complementary zones shed new light on the raid: the historical context and the major military actors, the Belgian part in Operation...

2017-12-24 ... 2017-12-31

On December 24 and 31 the museum will close its doors at 2 p.m. and last ticket sales will be at 1 p.m. 

Enjoy the holidays ! 

Dunkirk by director Christopher Nolan was released on July 19 and the movie tells the exciting story of Operation Dynamo. In May 1940, at the beginning of the Second World War, some 400,000 British, Canadian, French and Belgian soldiers are trapped on the beaches of Dunkirk and surrounded by German troops. Operation Dynamo (running from May 26 till June 3, 1940) is to set the allied soldiers free.

Dunkirk is a movie about war, hope and survival.

The War Heritage Institute salutes this initiative that makes the public reflect on the soldiers and the civilians who defended...