Cinquantenaire Park

(FR) Parc du Cinquantenaire | (NL) Jubelpark
Landscaped 19th-century city park with floral gardens and museums

The Cinquantenaire Park (Parc du Cinquantenaire) is a beautiful urban park in east Brussels with magnificent triumphal arch and museums. It is located nearby the European Quarter area.

Triumphal Arch

At the center of the Cinquantenaire Park stands a triumphant arch featuring three arches and a bronze quadriga at the top, providing an impressive panoramic view of the city.

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by Marc Ryckaert (MJJR)


The palace, located on the east side of the park, is an impressive building and an important architectural landmark in the city. It was built to commemorate the fiftieth anniversary of Belgian independence and currently houses three museums: the Pavilion of Human Passions (Horta-Lambeaux Pavilion), designed by Victor Horta, the Royal Museum of the Armed Forces and Military History, the Art & History Museum, and the Autoworld (car museum).

Getting There

The park is located in the east area of Brussels and it takes 20-30 minutes from the city center.


Parc du Cinquantenaire,
1000 Bruxelles, Belgium
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Hours and Fees


Park is open everyday, 24 hours




Tours including Cinquantenaire Park are available.