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Practical information

The Museum of Art & History is hosting the New European Bauhaus Festival from April 9th to 13th. For this reason, our museum will be exceptionally closed to the public on April 9, 2024.

We will reopen the permanent collection free of charge to all visitors from April 10th to 13th, 2024.

The temporary exhibit : "Joseph Hoffmann : Falling for Beauty" is paid 

Discover the full program : The Festival - European Union (europa.eu)

Opening hours

Tuesdays to Fridays: 9.30 am to 5 pm
Saturdays, Sundays and Public Holidays: 10 am to 5 pm

Ticket sale ends at 4 p.m. (last entry with ticket at 4.15 p.m). The Museum closes at 5 p.m., the galleries close at 4.45 p.m.

On the 24th and 31st of December the Museum closes at 3 p.m. instead of 5 p.m. (last tickets at 2 p.m., the galleries close at 2.45 p.m.)

Closed on Mondays, 1st of January, 1st of May, 1st and 11th of November, 25th of December

The Plaster cast workshop is closed the week between Christmas and New Year's day.

The restaurant is open.

Buy your ticket

Admission prices for the Museum

Tickets can be bought at the desk or online, per timeslot. Print your tickets beforehand or keep them ready on a mobile device. Present your card at the reception desk on the day of your visit if you ordered a special ticket (with reduction or free) (for example: museumPassmusée).

€ 10: adults (19-64 years)

€ 8: 65 +, adult group (min. 15 persons), FED+ card

€ 4: Students with valid student card (18+), People with disabilities and escort, Job seekers and integration income beneficiaries, Belgian school teachers, guides of the City of Brussels

Free: 0-18 years (individually or in groups), Friends of RMAH; Members of ICOM-Vlaanderen, ICOM / Wallonie-Bruxelles card holders, Science Policy (Belspo) staff card holders, journalists on presentation of a valid press pass, Brussels Card, museumPASSmusées, Riebedebie, 365.be, European Disability Card

€ 25: Combiticket Cinquantenaire: Royal Military Museum, Autoworld, Art & History Museum (this ticket is valid for three months)

Article 27 : €1,25

No free admission on the first Wednesday afternoon of the month.

Admission prices for the temporary exhibitions

Tickets can be bought at the desk or online, per timeslot. Print your tickets beforehand or keep them ready on a mobile device. Present your card at the reception desk on the day of your visit if you ordered a special ticket (with reduction or free) (for example: museumPassmusée).

€ 18: adults (19-64 years)

€ 12: 65 +, card Fed+, Attractions et Tourisme, Riebedebie

€ 6: Students with valid student card; People with disabilities and escort; Job seekers and integration income beneficiaries; Belgian school teachers; guides of the City of Brussels

Free: 0-18 years; Friends of RMAH; Members of ICOM-Vlaanderen; ICOM / Wallonie-Bruxelles card holders; Science Policy (Belspo) staff card holders; journalists on presentation of a valid press pass, museumPassmusée

€20: combiticket (Exhibition + Museum)

Article 27: € 1,25

more about our temporary exhibitions

Access

Location:
Art & History Museum
Cinquantenaire Park 10
1000 Brussels

Train: The nearest stations are Merode and Schuman (within walking distance of the Museum) or Central Station (metro connection to the Art & History Museum).

Metro: The nearest station is ‘Schuman’.

Bus: 22, 27, 80: stop at ‘Galliërs’; 61: stop at ‘Merode’

Tram: 81, 82: stop at ‘Merode’

Buses carrying visitors: Buses carrying visitors can park in the designated area beyond the arcade (only possible if booked in advance). The driver of the bus logs on via the intercom at the entrance gate. The visitors can then be dropped off in front of the museum and the driver can go to the bus zone.

With the car: From January 2020 onwards, due to the renovation project of the rooftops in the Cinquantenaire Park, the esplanade will be restricted only to vehicles of suppliers, staff, emergency services, park wardens and contractors performing the work..

Parking is possible in the streets around the park or in the public car parks. Within walking distance there are several car parks such as My Park (Galerie du Cinquantenaire, Rue des Ménapiens 18, 1040 Etterbeek), BePark parking Place Saint-Pierre (Rue de la Grande Haie 20, 1040 Etterbeek), Parking Rue de Tongres 2 (Rue des Tongres 60, 1200 Woluwe-Saint-Lambert). More info on BePark.

Since January 1st, 2018 the Brussels-Capital Region has become a Low Emission Zone (LEZ). If you are entering the city in a car or van, check here to find out whether you are allowed to drive your vehicle within the LEZ. If you do not meet the conditions, we would remind you that there are park-and-ride car parks on the access routes leading into Brussels as well as alternatives to the car.
Thank you for taking part in the regional effort aimed at improved air quality!

 

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Persons with reduced mobility

Access to the esplanade for cars is currently only via the Avenue des Nerviens. Vehicles of persons with reduced mobility can only park in the authorised area.
To enter the Museum, please ring the bell at the door on the right of the main staircase (this is how you get there).

Wheelchairs are available in the museum. Please note that some rooms (Asian continent, Hoffmann exhibition) are unfortunately not accessible for wheelchairs or pushchairs.

Please do not hesitate to contact us by phone or e-mail to help you prepare your visit (02 741 73 02 | reservations@mrah.be).

Don't forget to show your European Disability Card.

The Museum has been granted a Access-i certification.

Photography & Film

The museum as a backdrop for your photo shoot? Certainly, provided you book a reportage ticket and respect our conditions.

It is only possible to make photo sessions on the set dates and hours to keep museum life as smooth as possible.

Photo sessions can only be booked in the morning via our website URL : Réservez votre reportage

Book your photo session

During your visit

  • Lockers are available for use.
  • The museumshop is open.
  • Our restaurant is open.