Archived News & Events

2020-02-22 ... 2020-03-01

Come and discover the new exhibition “War-Occupation-Liberation” with the entire family during spring break.
Questions, riddles and deductions call on the children’s sense of observation and reflection. All along the tour the children discover the hardships of life in occupied Belgium, the joy of liberation, the last days of war, …
The answers yield a secret word giving access to a small surprise to be collected at the reception desk at the end of your visit.


Free game trail available at the reception desk, from 9 a.m. till 4 p.m.
Available in ENG, FR and...


From January 1, 2020 onward cars no longer have access to the esplanade.

Access is limited to museum visitors' busses and vans, as well as to vehicles of people with challenged mobility.

Please use the electrical barrier speaker phone located at the esplanade entrance. 

Re-opened on Feb. 20th.

The storms of these past few days damaged our roof. The Bordiau Gallery (exhibition 1919-1945) is therefore closed until further notice.
Please accept our apologies for any inconvenience this might cause.

2019-12-24 ... 2020-01-08

Dear visitor,

On the occasion of the end-of-year celebrations, we will adjust our opening hours.

On 24 December and 31 December, the museum will only be open between 9 a.m. and 1 p.m. (last entrance at 12 a.m.).

The museum will be closed on 25 December and 1 January.

As the museum will exceptionally be closed on the first Wednesday of the month, our museum will open its doors free of charge on Wednesday 8 January from 1 p.m.

We thank you for your understanding and wish you a Merry...

2019-12-24 ... 2020-01-06

The documentation center will be closed from 24/02/2019 till 6/01/2020.