A website by War Heritage Institute

Welcome to the
Military Museum

Homepage Royal Museum of the Armed Forces and Military History

Dear visitors,

Good news! The renovation works of the Museum by the Building Agency continue to progress. For this reason, and for safety measures, the Arcades and part of the Aviation Hall are inaccessible until further notice.

Thank you for your comprehension.

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Big guns, only smaller!

Visit our new temporary exhibition and discover twenty-five centuries of history through a swarm of small models! From the beginnings of artillery and the first cannons, to the 21st century and current conflicts, an incredible collection awaits you at the Royal Military Museum...

And to entertain young and old alike, a family tour is also available. Follow the exhibition, answer the riddles and learn while having fun! 🔥

Bibliothèque du CEDOC, aperçu des livres
Documentation centre at the Royal Military Museum

Find out all about the Royal Military Museum's Documentation Centre (CEDOC) and its various components: archives, library, map room, photo collection, print room, technical libraries and reproductions.

Please note that access conditions and opening hours are different from those at the Museum! The CEDOC is accessible by appointment only.

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Discover our masterpieces!

The War Heritage Institute has an extensive collection of tens of thousands of collection pieces. We asked our colleagues which pieces deserve a spotlight.

Let our selection surprise, amaze and inspire you! And feel free to visit one of our sites to discover certain pieces in person!

MuseumPass in the Aviation Hall

With your museum pass, come to the Military Museum!

Did you know that you can also visit the Royal Military Museum with your Museum Pass? The museum pass is the most generous subscription to Belgian museums. It gives you access to all participating museums in our country for a whole year. When you want and as often as you want!

Are you ready for a year full of wonderful experiences? Then opt for the museum pass, which costs only €59 and can be purchased directly at the museum reception desk!