Royal Museum of the Armed Forces and Military History (KLM MRA Museum)

(FR) Musée Royal de l'Armée et d'Histoire Militaire | (NL) Koninklijk Museum van het Leger en de Krijgsgeschiedenis
A museum dedicated to the history of the Belgian Armed Forces

The Royal Museum of the Armed Forces and Military History (KLM MRA Museum) in Brussels is a unique experience that takes visitors on a journey through the history of aviation and the armed forces.

Uncover Military Histories

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The museum is home to a vast collection of aircraft and helicopters, ranging from vintage planes to modern-day fighter jets. Visitors can admire the engineering and design of these magnificent machines up close and learn about their history and purpose.

The museum’s military section is also a must-see for history buffs. It features an impressive collection of weapons, uniforms, and equipment from various eras, including World War I and II. Visitors can learn about the strategies and tactics used in these conflicts and discover the stories of the soldiers who fought and sacrificed for their countries.

Your Guide to the Museum

We recommend planning ahead. The museum is open from Tuesday to Sunday, from 10 am to 4 pm. Admission is free, but donations are welcome.

We also suggest taking a guided tour, which can be arranged in advance. The knowledgeable guides will provide you with insights and stories you may have missed on your own. The tour is available in English, French, and Dutch.

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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 museum is located inside the Cinquantenaire park in the east side of Brussels.


Parc du Cinquantenaire, 1000 Bruxelles, Belgium
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Hours and Fees


Tuesday – Sunday, 09:00 – 17:00


Mondays, January 1st, May 1st, November 1st and December 25th.


Your admission is free if you have Brussels Card.

Adults: €11
Students (Full-time with ID): €9
Young adults and Children (6 and under): Free
MuseumPassmusées holder: Free

Free entrance: First Wednesday of every month from 1 p.m.


Tours including Royal Museum of the Armed Forces and Military History (KLM MRA Museum) are available.