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Brussels: Autoworld Museum Ticket

1. Brussels: Autoworld Museum Ticket

Book your admission ticket to Autoworld, the National Automobile Museum located in the heart of Brussels, the capital of Europe. The museum is housed in a historic building that was built in 1880 to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the Kingdom of Belgium. From 1902 to 1936 the building hosted motorcar and motorbike exhibitions, and since 1986 it has featured a major part of Ghislain Mahy’s renowned collection. On permanent display are more than 250 vehicles, ranging from cars and trucks to motorcycles. From the early models of the distant past to contemporary cars, visitors are guided through the motorcar’s fabulous history beginning in the late 19th century. Autoworld is a museum on the move, featuring temporary exhibitions throughout the year that take on various automotive themes. Every 2 years Autoworld organizes a major exhibition within a specific aspect of performance design. Past themes have included Bugatti 100 Years, Belgian Racing Legends, Ferdinand Porsche, Heritage and more recently Italian Car Passion.

Brussels: City Card with STIB Public Transportation

2. Brussels: City Card with STIB Public Transportation

Save time and money in Brussels and get access to 49 museums and attractions. Choose from a 24-hour, 48-hour, or 72-hour Brussels Card and create your own itinerary in the city. Present your card at the ticket desk of any of the participating venues and it will be electronically validated and activated on first use. Benefit from free access to all permanent collections. You can visit the same museum as many times as you like.  Avail of discounts on various attractions and tours, along with exclusive offers at shops, restaurants, and bars. Plan your visit with the free booklet you’ll receive when you exchange your voucher and make use of the STIB public transportation network to travel for free. Museums: • AfricaMuseum • Art & History Museum • Art & Marges Museum • Autoworld Brussels • Autrique House • Belgian Chocolate Village • Belgian Comic Strip Center • Belgian Beer World • Belgian Museum of Freemasonry • BELvue Museum • BOZAR (Centre for Fine Arts) • Brussels City Museum • CENTRALE for contemporary art • Charlier Museum • Choco-Story Brussels • CIVA • Coudenberg Palace • Design Museum Brussels • Erasmus House and Old Beguinage • Fashion & Lace Museum • Fondation Jacques Brel (permanent exhibition) • GardeRobe MannekenPis • Halle Gate • Jewish Museum of Belgium • La Fonderie – Brussels Museum of Industry and Work • Le Botanique Magritte Museum • Maurice Béjart House • Meise Botanic Garden • MIGRATIEMUSEUMMIGRATION MIMA - Millennium Iconoclast • Museum of Art • MOOF (Museum of Original Figurines) • Museum of abstract art • Museum of Medicine • Museum of Natural Sciences • Museum of the Belgian Brewers • Musical Instruments Museum • Old Masters Museum • Planetarium of Brussels • René Magritte Museum • Royal Military Museum • Schaerbeek Beer Museum • Sewer Museum • The Crossbow Guild Museum • Train World • WIELS Attractions (discounts): Koekelberg Basilica: -2€ off the individual entrance fee for the panoramic view (8€) Mini-Europe : -20%€ off the individual entrance fee (23€) Shops (discounts): De Biertempel - beers store Elisabeth - chocolate store Restaurants and Bars (discounts) Brasserie Horta (Art Nouveau brasserie) Chez Jalou (ice-creams) Chez Léon (belgian food) Les Filles (organic and local food) La Brouette, Restaurant Vincent & T'Kelderke (belgian restaurants) Brussels Beer Project (local beers) Alternative Transportation Electric Scooter and Bike Dott: free ride Guided tours ARAU - Art Nouveau & Art Deco tours Hungy Mary's Beer and Chocolate Tour Boat trip in Brussels with 'Brussels by Water' L-Tour - historical LGBTQI+ tours City Runs: explore the city combining culture & jogging Pro Velo bike tours

Brussels Card: 24, 48 or 72 Hour Validity

3. Brussels Card: 24, 48 or 72 Hour Validity

Choose from a 24, 48, or 72 hour option and a large variety of popular museums and attractions in Brussels. Visit the same museum as many times as you like with this easy-to-use Brussels Card. You’ll have free access to all permanent collections of the museums. Most of the temporary exhibitions are also included, except at Old Masters Museum, Natural Sciences Museum and Cinquantenaire Museum.  The discounts for the various attractions, tours, shops, restaurants, and bars provided in the booklet you’ll receive when you exchange your voucher are for single use only, but the discounts remain valid even after the Brussels Card has expired. To obtain a discount, you simply need to present the Brussels Card and the corresponding voucher. Museums (Free entry): AfricaMuseum Art & History Museum Art & Marges Museum Autoworld Brussels Autrique House Belgian Beer World Belgian Chocolate Village Belgian Comic Strip Center Belgian Museum of Freemasonry BELvue Museum BOZAR (Centre for Fine Arts) Brussels City Museum CENTRALE for contemporary art Charlier Museum Choco-Story Brussels CIVA Coudenberg Palace Design Museum Brussels Erasmus House and Old Beguinage Fashion & Lace Museum Fondation Jacques Brel (permanent exhibition) GardeRobe MannekenPis Halle Gate Jewish Museum of Belgium La Fonderie – Brussels Museum of Industry and Work Le Botanique Magritte Museum Maurice Béjart House Meise Botanic Garden MIGRATIEMUSEUMMIGRATION MIMA - Millennium Iconoclast Museum of Art MOOF (Museum of Original Figurines) Museum of abstract art Museum of Medicine Museum of Natural Sciences Museum of the Belgian Brewers Musical Instruments Museum Old Masters Museum Planetarium of Brussels René Magritte Museum Royal Military Museum Schaerbeek Beer Museum Sewer Museum The Crossbow Guild Museum Train World WIELS Attractions (discounts): Koekelberg Basilica: -2€ off the individual entrance fee for the panoramic view (8€) Mini-Europe : -2,50€ off the individual entrance fee (19€) From 1st February 2024 : Museum of Illusions : -2€ off the ticket price Urban city game Coddy : -40% off WOM - World of Mind : -3€ off the standard ticket price Shops (discounts): De Biertempel - beers store Elisabeth - chocolate store From 1st February 2024 : Hard Rock Café Brussels : -10% off in the store, free drink at the café Restaurants and Bars (discounts) Brasserie Horta (Art Nouveau brasserie) Chez Jalou (ice-creams) Chez Léon (belgian food) Les Filles (organic and local food) La Brouette, Restaurant Vincent & T'Kelderke (belgian restaurants) Brussels Beer Project (local beers) Alternative Transportation Electric Scooter and Bike Dott: free ride Guided tours ARAU - Art Nouveau & Art Deco tours Hungy Mary's Beer and Chocolate Tour Boat trip in Brussels with 'Brussels by Water' L-Tour - historical LGBTQI+ tours City Runs: explore the city combining culture & jogging Pro Velo bike tours

Brussels: Museum Art & History Entry Ticket

4. Brussels: Museum Art & History Entry Ticket

The Museum is everything a lover of art and history could wish for. It takes you on a journey through history and around the world, beginning with archaeological discoveries from the birth of mankind, via ancient Egypt, Greece and Rome, the middle ages, the 16th to 18th centuries, culminating with the art nouveau and art deco of the early 20th century. In addition to the vast Belgian and European collections are treasures from civilisations from Asia and America. The Royal museum of Art and History is one of the largest Belgian museums. It is located at the Parc du Cinquantenaire in a beautiful classic building. The artefacts are divided amongst for groups: - The ancient history including Egypt, Greece and Rome - The national archeology including prehistory - European decorative arts from 10th till 20th century - Non-European civilisations including Islamic world, India and China

Brussels: Private Tour of the European Quarter

5. Brussels: Private Tour of the European Quarter

Discover the history of the European Quarter of Brussels on a private walking tour, exploring the urban and governmental landscapes that shape this important area.  Join a local guide to get an authentic and private experience of the European Quarter in Brussels, home to several iconic European Union institutions. You'll be paired with guides that are passionate about the place they call home and who choose to spend their free time sharing it with like-minded travelers matched to them. Marvel at the city’s impressive architecture, from Art Nouveau to Art Deco, as you’re led down streets lined with impressive buildings and ultra-modern highrises. Stroll through the picturesque Cinquantenaire Park, admiring its grand triumphal arch, and explore Montgomery Square, one of the city’s most luxurious areas. Brush up on your EU knowledge at the Parliamentarian while your guide shares the rich history of this world symbol of governmental unity.  Finally, head to Matonge, the district next to the European Quarter.  Experience the contrasting urban feel with its colorful batik shops flanked by no-frills Congolese restaurants and vibrant bars.

"Peter Pan" Brussels : scavenger hunt for kids (8-12)

6. "Peter Pan" Brussels : scavenger hunt for kids (8-12)

🧚‍♀️ PETER PAN 🐊 Ever wondered if your dreams are really just dreams, or if there is something more going on? What if you could live a magical adventure helping out the one and only Peter Pan? Battle against Smee and Hook, chase Peter Pan’s shadow and fly over the city with the help of the wonderful Tinkerbell! Can you find all the Lost Kids and bring them safely back to Neverland?! A game designed for 8-12 year olds. YOUR AVENTURE STARTS NOW! 🎭 A fun city tour with an offbeat scenario 🧠 Solve riddles along the way to crack the case 👀 Find the clues that are hidden on the monuments around you 💎 Explore the must-see places & discover some hidden gems 🔐 Unlock fun facts about the places you visit ⌚ Play at your own rhythm: start and pause whenever you want 💬 The Coddy team is available for you 7/7 via live chat (9AM-8PM)

Brussels: Private City Highlights Tour in a Mercedes-Benz

7. Brussels: Private City Highlights Tour in a Mercedes-Benz

Our visit starts from the majestic Grote Markt, the birthplace of medieval Brussels. Then get in our luxury car and our multilingual guide will take you to all the highlights in the city center, but he will also show you the Atomium, the royal palace and the EU quarter. In short: this is an extensive tour of Brussels. Your guide is your host. He offers you countless suggestions and ideas for things you can do in Brussels and answers all your questions. If you are looking for a quality service, you must offer yourself this unforgettable and personal welcome to Brussels.

Brussels: Self-Guided Audio Tour

8. Brussels: Self-Guided Audio Tour

Welcome to the heart of Europe, where history, culture, and innovation converge to create a captivating tapestry of experiences – welcome to Brussels! As you embark on this Brussels Self-Guided Audio Tour, you are about to explore a city that seamlessly blends medieval charm with modern vibrancy. Nestled in the heart of Belgium, Brussels serves as the de facto capital of the European Union, offering a rich tapestry of architectural wonders, culinary delights, and a palpable sense of cosmopolitan energy. This self-guided audio tour invites you to navigate the cobblestone streets and bustling squares at your own pace, unlocking the hidden stories and secrets that have shaped Brussels into the captivating metropolis it is today. From the iconic Atomium to the Grand Place, each location on this tour is a chapter in the city's narrative, revealing the layers of history, art, and multicultural influences that have left an indelible mark. With your personal audio guide, immerse yourself in the narratives behind the medieval structures, indulge in the aromatic world of Belgian chocolates and waffles, and witness the harmonious coexistence of traditional and contemporary elements. Whether you're a history enthusiast, a culinary explorer, or simply someone seeking to unravel the essence of Brussels, this self-guided audio tour promises an enriching and immersive experience. Learn more about the top 19 tourist attractions in Brussels. Its history, culture, myths, architecture, and other important facts are in this audio commentary which starts from the city's central station then the itinerary gradually moves one by one. 1. Brussels Central Station 2. Brussels City Hall 3. Grand-Place 4. Les Galeries Royales Saint-Hubert 5. St. Michael and St. Gudula Cathedral 6. Musical Instruments Museum (MIM) 7. Magritte Museum 8. Royal Palace (Palais Royal) 9. Church of Our Lady of Victories at the Sablon (Notre Dame du Sablon) 10. Parlamentarium 11. Museum of Natural Sciences 12. Parc du Cinquantenaire 13. Royal Museum of the Armed Forces and of Military History 14. AutoWorld 15. Horta Museum 16. René Magritte Museum (Abstract Art Museum) 17. Serres Royales De Laeken (Royal Greenhouses of Laeken) 18. Mini-Europe 19. Atomium So, put on your headphones, hit play, and let the enchanting tales of Brussels unfold as you traverse its streets, uncovering the city's past, present, and the promise of an exciting future. Welcome to Brussels – a city of stories waiting to be discovered!

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What people are saying about Cinquantenaire

Overall rating

4.4 / 5

based on 694 reviews

Really nice exposition. Since this year is 75 years of Porsche was even better for me because it included a really nice bunch of old and new cars. Also I was pleasetly surpised by the old cars from 1900 and the horse carriages which were used in the past. Overall really nice experience. I highly recommend it.

Very good The card allows you to visit a maximum of museums without counting And serves as a queue skipper You can do without the transport card, except in exceptional cases, most visits are within reach of everyone

Perfect very advantageous gives access to several museums for free which are normally paying with other offers such as free drinks

A lot is included with this card and you didn't have to dig out your money to pay at each place, so it was handy have.

A very interesting museum, I recommend it! It will be interesting for people of different ages