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2020-07-01 ... 2020-10-31

From 1 July onwards

the Royal Museum of the Army will be open:

- from Tuesday to Sunday, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
- the Arcades, the Antarctic space and the Russian collections will be accessible again
- mandatory reservation via: or 02/737 78 33 (During Museum opening hours)
- possibility of guided tours by reservation (at the latest 3 weeks before the chosen date) via :

the National Memorial...

2020-12-24 ... 2021-01-04

The SkyCafé will be closed from Dec. 24, 2020 until Dec. 28, 2020 and from Dec. 31, 2020 until Jan. 4, 2021.

2020-11-03 ... 2020-11-06

The Brussels museums make their great COME♡BACK with more than 70 activities from 1 October till 8 November.
During fall break the Military Museum especially welcomes children and invites them to trytheir hand at detective work within its rich collections.

Drama at the Military Museum!

The body of a guard was discovered in the curator’s office. The first findings indicate that the murderer was looking for something… but for what? And how did the poor guard come to be involved? Are the actors who performed a play in the Museum the previous evening to besuspected? The...

2020-10-01 ... 2021-03-31

In the framework of the 75th anniversary of the end of the Second World War and the discovery of the horror of the camps the War Heritage Institute sets up an exceptional photographic exhibition at the Royal Military Museum.


In September 2019 Luc Mary-Rabine, a Belgian photographer and author, presents the War Heritage Institute with 242 original prints. The two series are entitled “Si je t’oublie” (If I forget you), a series dedicated to deportation and “De guerre en guerre” (From one war to the next), a series about the traces of the two world...

2020-07-01 ... 2020-12-31

Take advantage of the summer to discover our collections under the sign of the "mask".

Masks to protect yourself from gas, weapon blows, the sun or the scorching desert wind... Masks that bring oxygen to the pilot, protect the tank-rider's eyes or allow the parachutist to camouflage himself...

Come and follow our different courses:

- QRCodes tour: discover the history and usefulness of about thirty masks by scanning the QRCode placed on the display case (available in FR, NL and ENG).
- geocaching " Masks " tour: follow the...

2020-06-24 ... 2020-10-31

As of 24 June 2020 students and PhD candidates requiring access to archives in the framework of their scientific activities are once again welcome in the documentation centre reading room upon appointment and provided they wear a face mask. Students are required to present their student ID and PhD candidates have to supply credentials establishing they are linked to a fund for scientific research, a university or a scientific institution.

As of 1 July 2020 the reading room is accessible to all members of the public.

Consultation is subjected to strict conditions in order to...

2020-06-09 ... 2020-10-31

The SKYCAFE reopens its doors on Wednesday 10 June, however with a modified schedule, viz. from 11 a.m. till 3 p.m. The kitchen only operates from 11:30 a.m. till 2 p.m.
It is strongly recommended to book by calling 02/ 737 79 66, at least 30 minutes before your arrival.
Baguettes are baked in the house and the number of people per table is limited to 10.
We wait on you at the table.

We took all necessary precautions to welcome you as heartily as possible and observe all current sanitary rules.


Sandwiches: cheese, ham, tuna, chicken curry, smoked...