Royal Museum of the Armed Forces and of Military History, Brussels

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Located in Cinquantenaire Park, Royal Museum of the Armed Forces and of Military History houses aircraft, weaponry, uniforms, and vehicles from all the nations that participated in World Wars I and II. Tightly packed into two halls in the park's northern complex, the exhibits are dense and visually stimulating. Consider combining your visit to museum with a trip to the park. The hall where the artifacts are housed was meant to be temporary, but expanded to a permanent space with a domed, glass roof that is easy to spot from most areas in the park. For Royal Museum of the Armed Forces and of Military History and beyond, use our Brussels trip builder to get the most from your Brussels vacation.
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  • There is a big collection .you can see interesting details of history (Belgian and general ) The only negative was that there is harsh any English explanation for the items (only Netherlands and... 
    There is a big collection .you can see interesting details of history (Belgian and general ) The only negative was that there is harsh any English explanation for the items (only Netherlands and...  more »
  • So, we went to museum because of aircraft part. The pavilion with aircraft is really good. Our youngest enjoyed. However, it is quite cold inside and caffe wasn't working. We stayed for an hour for... 
    So, we went to museum because of aircraft part. The pavilion with aircraft is really good. Our youngest enjoyed. However, it is quite cold inside and caffe wasn't working. We stayed for an hour for...  more »
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  • Huge collection, but missing english descriptions.
  • Great museum but poor signage for visitors. This is a world class museum in so far as exhibits and location goes but unfortunately it fails to cater for a world audience. The amount and quality of exhibits are superb and the venue and building are likewise. However exhibit information is scant at best but this is even more so in relation to non French or Dutch speakers. English signage is virtually non existent so this basically disallows the majority of non Belgians from appreciating the displays in full. This includes any Chinese, Asians and anybody from the Americas. There is also no audio guides available according to the attendant who can only be described as a grumpy git. A total shame and goes against the flow of other museums visited here in beautiful Belgium. A museum where you can look but not learn unless your a native.

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