MIMA – the Millennium Iconoclast Museum of Art

A former beer brewery turned into a visual arts museum

The Millennium Iconoclast Museum of Art (MIMA) is a contemporary art museum located in the city of in the Molenbeek-Saint-Jean municipality of Brussels. The museum was founded in 2011 with the goal of showcasing the work of emerging and established artists from around the world. MIMA is known for its innovative exhibitions and programming, which aim to stimulate dialogue and promote cultural exchange.

The museum’s collection includes a diverse range of media, including painting, sculpture, photography, video, and installation art. MIMA also hosts workshops, lectures, and other educational events, making it a vibrant hub for the arts in the region.

In addition to its exhibitions, MIMA is also home to a research center and a library, which are open to the public and offer resources for artists, scholars, and art enthusiasts. The museum’s dedication to fostering creativity and curiosity makes it a must-visit destination for anyone interested in contemporary art.

Getting There

MIMA is located on the impressive site of the former Belle-Vue brewery in the centre of Brussels, next to the canal.


Quai du Hainaut 41, Molenbeek-Saint-Jean, 1080 Brussels
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Hours and Fees


Wednesday–Friday, 10 am–6 pm,
Saturday and Sunday, 11 am-7 pm


Monday, Tuesday


Your admission is free if you have museumPASSmusées, Brussels Card.

Adults: 9.5 €
Seniors (65+, with ID): 7.5 €
Students (Full-time with ID): 7.5 €
Young adults (6 – 12): 3 €
Children (5 and under): Free
Brussels Card holder: Free
museumPASSmusées holder: Free