Museum of Natural Science
Rue Vautier 29
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- Opening Dates
- All year round
- Tuesday-Sunday (School holidays) : 10:00-18:00
- Tuesday-Friday (except school holidays) : 09:30-17:00
- Saturday-Sunday (except school holidays) : 10:00-18:00
- All year round
Don't wait any longer! Discover a museum full of life!
The Dinosaur Gallery, with more than thirty complete skeletons and numerous dinosaur fragments, is the largest dinosaur exhibition of Europe.
The Gallery of Evolution is unique in Belgium! No fewer than 600 fossils and 400 animal exhibits tell the story of animal biodiversity over the years.
Along the new hall 250 years of Natural Sciences are explained, and 20 major scientists presented with their contributions to this incredible field. Don't miss BiodiverCITY, the Museum's gallery dedicated to urban diversity
During the Belgian school holidays: weekend hours (closed on Mondays)
Closed: Mondays, 1 January, 1 May and 25 December; on 24 and 31 December the museum closes at 3 pm
Info line: +32 (0)2 627 42 38 (day and night)
Reservations and more info on group visits, guided visits and animations: +32 (0)2 627 42 34
Major temporary exhibitions
Access: Train: Bruxelles Luxemburg train station (5 minutes on foot from the museum) - Bus: 34, 80 - stop Idalie. 38, 95 - stop Parnasse (rue du Trône). Museum Bus - Metro: line 1 and 5, Maelbeek (10 minutes from the museum). Line 2 and 6, Trône. (10 minutes from the museum)
- The first Wednesday of the month from 1 pm (no reservation possible)
- Children under 6 (accompanied by parents)
- Teachers (with teacher's card)
- Friends of the museum
- Persons accompanying a disabled person
Discover our multimedia programme My Museum and the , a special website for children and fans of dinosaurs.
If you fancy a snack or a drink or if you feel you could eat like a dinosaur, try our Dino Café!
Books, DVDs, toys, cards, T-shirts and much more!