Musée Oldmasters Museum (in the Royal Museums of Fine Arts of Belgium)

(FR) Musées royaux des Beaux-Arts de Belgique | (NL) Koninklijke Musea voor Schone Kunsten van België
The remarkable collection of old Masters, including Bruegel and Rubens.

Musée Oldmasters Museum (a part of The Royal Museums of Fine Arts of Belgium) takes you on a journey through over 400 years of art history – from the 15th till the 19th century.

During your visit, you will discover the old masters – such as Dirk Bouts, Pieter Bruegel the Elder, Peter Paul Rubens, Anthony Van Dyck, Rembrandt and Jacques-Louis David – and pass by all major art movements: from the Flemish Primitives, past the Baroque, all the way to Neoclassicism.

Getting There

The Musée Oldmasters Museum is located on the Place Royale/Koningsplein in the heart of Brussels.The building stands alongside Musée Fin-de-Siècle Museum, and it is connected with Magritte Museum.

It just steps from the city’s main streets and a 10 minute walk from Brussels Central Station, the Grand Place and Manneken Pis.


Rue de la Régence/Regentschapsstraat 3, 1000 Brussels

Hours and Fees


Tuesday-Friday, 10am-5pm
Saturday and Sunday, 11am-6pm


Mondays, January 1st, 2nd Thursday of January, 1 May, 1 November, 11 November, 25 December


Your admission is free if you have Brussels Card.

Adults (19+) : € 10
Seniors (65 and older) :€ 8
Students (26 and under) :€ 3
Children (18 and under) :Free
Brussels Card holders* :Free

Combined tickets with Musée Magritte Museum, Musée Fin-de-Siècle Museum, Musée Meunier Museum, Musée Wiertz Museum are also available.

Free admission to all museums on the 1st Wednesday of the month from 13:00 (does not apply to temporary exhibitions).


What is the best way to get to the museum?

The best way to get to the museum is by taking the Metro Line 1 or 5 to Parc station.

Is the museum open on Mondays?

No, the museum is closed on Mondays. Most museums in Belgium are closed on Mondays.