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Visit : Museum/Discover, Monument, Art Nouveau, Architectural Heritage

MIM - The Musical Instruments Museum

MIM - The Musical Instruments Museum
© WBT - Alessandra Petrosino
  • Address:

    Rue Montagne de la Cour 2
    1000 BRUXELLESBelgium

  • MAPS: Google Maps
  • Opening Dates
    • from Saturday 2 January 2016 to Friday 30 December 2016
      • Tuesday-Friday : 09:30-17:00
      • Saturday-Sunday : 10:00-17:00

MIM - The Musical Instruments Museum
© Jean-Pol Lejeune
MIM - The Musical Instruments Museum
© WBT - Ricardo de la Riva
MIM - The Musical Instruments Museum
© mim

The MIM: a museum that invites you to admire some 1200 instruments and pieces in a stunning Art Nouveau building situated next to the Place Royale in Brussels.

The MIM is one of the Royal Museums of Art and History and was awarded the Museum's Prize 2013.

The Musical Instruments Museum welcomes you only a few steps from place Royale, on the Mont des Arts - Brussels' museum district. The MIM is housed in the fabulous Old England boutiques' building, a real architectural jewel from the end of the 19th century.

Your visit to the MIM

You will be transported on a world tour of music thanks to the 1200+ pieces exposed over 4 exhibition floors. This extraordinary collection has given the MIM its reputation.

The MIM is the perfect place to experience music. Thanks to the headphones available you can follow a themed route and listen to the melodies of the instruments on display.

What's more...

The MIM also houses a concert hall, a workshop space, a museum shop, a specialised library and a restaurant with a terrace that offers a unique view of the historical centre of Europe's capital.

Useful information

Opening hours

  • Tuesday to Friday from 9:30am to 5pm,
  • Saturday and Sunday from 10am to 5pm.

Closed Mondays and on 1 January, 1 May, 1 and 11 November and 25 December.
Ticket sales end 45 minutes before closing time.


  • Adults - €8,
  • Seniors 65+ and groups (minimum 26 people) - €6,
  • Children and youth 4-25 - €2,
  • Disabled with helper - €2,

Free for children up to three years old and for all guests on the first Sunday of each month.
Access to the restaurant is free and it has the same opening hours as the museum.
Guided tours are available but must be booked in advance.

Come and discover the MIM's numerous activities Visit their website to see what's on at the MIM.



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  • tel. : +32 (0) 2 545 01 30
  • fax : +32 (0) 2 545 01 77
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