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Royal Belgian Institute of Natural Sciences in Brussels

Royal Belgian Institute of Natural Sciences in Brussels
© Muséum des Sciences naturelles
  • Address:

    Rue Vautier 29
    1000 BRUXELLESBelgium

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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

Royal Belgian Institute of Natural Sciences in Brussels
© Muséum des Sciences naturelles
Royal Belgian Institute of Natural Sciences in Brussels
© Muséum des Sciences naturelles
Royal Belgian Institute of Natural Sciences in Brussels
© Muséum des Sciences naturelles

The Museum of Natural Sciences in Brussels houses the largest collection of dinosaurs in Europe. But that's not all!


Tyrannosaurus Rex, Triceratops, Diplodocus and many more, including our nation's pride and glory, the original fossils of the enormous collection of Iguanadons. There are hundreds of species to discover in the museums many rooms and galleries.

Not to be missed: The new Gallery of Humankind


From Sahelanthropus to Homo Sapiens, and from the embryo to adult humans: explore the evolution of humankind and its body in the Museum of Natural Sciences' brand new gallery.

This new space lets you discover 7 million years of evolution, the changes that lead to modern man and even, the human body and how it functions, thanks to, among other things, collections of fossils, 3D reconstitutions and interactive presentations.

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Also worth a visit

The Mosasaur gallery


This new gallery, under the Dinosaur Gallery, allows you to marvel at the mosasaur, gigantic sea lizards known as the "Kings of the ancient seas".

The dinosaur gallery


With more than 30 complete dinosaur skeletons and numerous fragments, the gallery is the largest dinosaur exhibition in Europe.

The evolution gallery


An exhibition unique in Belgium! No less than 600 fossils and 400 stuffed specimens bear witness to the biodiversity of the animal kingdom over millions of years.

250 years of natural science


An itinerary that lets you meet 20 witnesses of our scientific history.

BiodiverCITY


This hall, dedicated to biodiversity in cities, offers visitors of all ages (from 8 years old) an urban adventure.

The Museum also has other wonderful surprises in store for you.


But the museum has many other wonderful surprises in store for you!

In practice

Opening hours


From Tuesday to Friday, from 9:30am to 5pm.
Saturday and Sunday, from 10am to 6pm.
School holidays: From Tuesday to Sunday, from 10am to 6pm.
Closed on Mondays, on 1 January, 1 May and 25 December.

Prices


Adults - €7.
Children aged 6 to 16 - €4.50.
Groups of minimum 15 people: Adults - €6. Children and young people aged 2 to 25 - €2.50.
Free for children under the age of 6 when accompanied by their parents.
Free on first Wednesday of the month, from 1pm.
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FACILITIES FOR THE DISABLED PARKING FOR COACHES Car park RESTAURANT Cafeteria Library or documentation centre Shop ACCESSIBLE BY TRAIN EDUCATIONAL DEPARTMENT PARKING FOR TWO-WHEELED VEHICLES

Information

  • tel. : +32 (0) 2 627 42 33
  • website : http://www.sciencesnaturelles.be
  • email : info@sciencesnaturelles.be

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