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Parc du Cinquantenaire 11
1000 Brussels

Latest update corona situation : We are open (7/7)

Tel. : +32 2 736.41.65
Fax : +32 2 736.51.36


Public transport

pdf Map here


Henceforth, when you visit the Museum, you will enjoy a splendid clear view of the Arche du Cinquantenaire and its park. This is due to the fact that parking is no longer authorised on the Esplanade (*) in order to preserve the historic and patrimonial aspects of the site.
Perhaps some may recall … it was the case back in 1972 for the Brussels Grand-Place and we appreciate how enjoyable it is to stroll around there now.
Let us venture that it will restore all the Cinquantenaire’s lustre and fully benefit the surrounding museums and the visitors.

But what then … How to get there?

By public transport:

If, despite everything, you decide to come by car, there is often space along the park or in the adjoining streets (with parking ticket machines) and two Parking are available nearby:
Check out their locations on the map

(*) There is an exception for:
  • persons with reduced mobility
  • groups visiting the museum with a coach
  • short deliveries
  • taxis
  • Events whit an approved parking reservation

This people must present themselves at the barrier!
From 1 Feb 2021, works will be carried out on the roof of the museum. As a result, only the North side barrier (via the renaissance avenue) is accessible.


The Brussels-Capital Region is a Low Emission Zone (LEZ). If you’re travelling by car or in a van, check the site to find out if your vehicle is affected.
If your vehicle does not comply with the LEZ access criteria: You can buy a day pass or use one of the many available alternatives to travel in the LEZ.
Vehicles registered abroad must first be registered before travelling in the LEZ. Registration is free.
Thank you for taking part in this regional effort to improve air quality and public health.

Admission prices

Adults 12€*
Adults group 15 pers 9€*
Seniors (65+) 10€*
Students & disabled persons 9€*
Children (6 to 11 year old) 5€*
Children < 6 year old Free
*Audioguide included

Including the visit off the museum

Opening hours

From 01.04 to 30.09 10:00 > 18:00
From 01.10 to 31.03 10:00 > 17:00
Weekend 10:00 > 18:00

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Since the end of January an entirely renewed audio guide is available. Visitors have the opportunity to choose whatever they might want to hear more about, and per zone several exceptional cars are highlighted. On the audio guide’s screen one can view and admire the interior of 17 cars, thanks to special 360° photographs. In a few weeks the tour will be further enhanced with additional pictures, videos, the Spanish version and a Kids’ tour, in French, Dutch and English.

The audio guide is a small, sturdy specially designed Android device with a 5" screen, on which the photographs splendidly come into their own. Visitors can use their own earpiece.
The hardware originates from Imagineear, with whom Autoworld worked closely regarding the creation of the content. The witty script is written by Bart Lenaerts (Waft) and in the Dutch version the narrators are Guy De Pré and Britt Van Marsenille; in the French visitors will undoubtedly recognise the voices of Charlotte Baut and Dominique Dricot.

The use of the Audio guide is included in the admission fee.

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