Art & History Museum

(FR) Musée Art & Histoire | (NL) Museum Kunst & Geschiedenis
Immerse yourself in the art and history of the world
he Art & History Museum in Parc du Cinquantenaire

The Art & History Museum in Parc du Cinquantenaire (Cinquantenaire Park) is a must-visit destination for anyone interested in art and history. Located in the heart of Brussels, this museum is home to an impressive collection of art and artifacts from around the world.

The museum is divided into several different sections, each of which explores a different theme or period in history. One section is dedicated to ancient civilizations, featuring artifacts from the Greeks, Romans, and Egyptians. Another section focuses on the Middle Ages, showcasing armor, weapons, and other artifacts from this time period.

In addition to its permanent collections, the Art & History Museum also hosts a variety of temporary exhibitions. Past exhibitions have included works by famous artists such as Rembrandt and Van Gogh, as well as contemporary artists from around the world.

One of the highlights of the museum is its stunning architecture. The building itself is a work of art, with ornate decorations and beautiful gardens surrounding it. The museum is located in the beautiful Cinquantenaire park, which is a popular spot for a leisurely stroll or picnic on a sunny day.

Other Museums in the Cinquantenaire Park

Within the Cinquantenaire park, three museums together offer an enriching blend of cultural and historical encounters for those exploring Brussels.

Despite being a short distance from the city center, you’re guaranteed a cultural immersion amid the park’s surroundings, coupled with a splendid view overlooking the cityscape of Brussels.

Getting There

The Art & History Museum is located in the Parc du Cinquantenaire (Cinquantenaire Park), which is in the east area of Brussels city. It takes approx. 30 minutes from city center by public transportation. Metro and Tram are both convenient, use Shuman station(Metro) or Merode staion (Tram). The museum is 10 minute walk away from these stations.


Art & History Museum
Cinquantenaire Park 10, 1000 Brussels
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Hours and Fees


Thursday–Friday, 9:30 am–5 pm
Saturday and Sunday 10 am-5 pm

*Last admission: 60 minutes before closing.


Mondays, on the 1st of January, 1st of May, 1st & 11th of November, 25th of December.


Your admission is free if you have Brussels Card.

Adults: 10 €
Seniors 65+ (with ID): 8 €
Students (Full-time with ID): 4 €
Young adults and Children (18 and under): Free
Visitors with disabilities: 4 €
Brussels Card holder: Free
museumPASSmusées holder: Free