New - From now on …..  the Royal Military Museum  integrates the War Heritage Institute                                        

The Royal Museum of the Armed Forces and of Military History, the Belgian National Institute for Veterans and Victims of War, the National Memorial Fort Breendonk and the Historic Pool of Defence unite forces…

The result: a brand-new military heritage and remembrance organization is launched… : War Heritage Institute

Discover the Mission Statement on www.warheritage.be     

2018-12-13 ... 2019-04-30

 

In order to make its various sites about Belgian military heritage more attractive, the War Heritage Institute (WHI) modified its rates policy and introduces both new formulas and new rates.  

New formulas   

As of January 1, 2019, you can visit the various War Heritage Institute sites with a single multi-site ticket and/or a multi-site subscription. You can in that way visit six sites at attractive rates. More information here

New rates

As of January 1, 2019, new entrance rates to the various War...

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2018-11-18

Les prochaines conférences du cycle « Facettes de l’après-guerre » porteront sur les salons et artistes de la Première Guerre mondiale. 

Dimanche 21 octobre à 10 h 30 (conférence en français)

Le spécialiste en arts décoratifs du Musée d'Art et d'Histoire, Werner Adriaenssens présentera les expositions et salons à Bruxelles pendant la Première Guerre mondiale.

Dimanche 4 novembre à 10 h 30 (conférence en anglais)

L'historien de l'art spécialiste en peintres féminins, Nic Peeters, présentera l'artiste britannique de l'école...

The permanent exhibition about the Second World War expands!

In view of the 75th anniversary of the end of the Second World War (2019-2020) the museum gives its permanent exhibition a new lease of life. The existing set-up will be thoroughly refurbished and a brand-new wing about the occupation of Belgium and the liberation of the European continent will be added.  With the support of the National Lottery.

The first part of the refurbishment executed by the Régie des Bâtiments is as good as finished. In this framework the current infrastructure is being revised, which renders access to the exhibition about the Second World...

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2018-09-21 ... 2019-09-22

THE POST-WAR PERIOD IN MINUTE DETAIL

After the First World War both Belgium and the rest of the world saw fundamental changes. Society had to come to terms with damage and grief, but at the same time experienced a great revival.

Through its exhibition Beyond the Great War: 1918-1928 the War Heritage Institute focuses on several main themes: the final offensive, liberation, the post-war era, geopolitical changes, economic revival, mourning and remembrance, economic and cultural changes.

The exhibition does not only displays exceptional items from the rich WHI ...