Royal Military Museum

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-A military history museum with medieval armor and tanks; also an aviation hall and access to the top of the Cinquantenaire arch with a panoramic view!
-You can enter a big airplane now at the passenger’s part with the kids!
-The kids could go in the pilot’s place of a small plane (not available for now)
-This is not a typical kids museum, but our 4 year old was very interested in the airplanes and the tanks
-The whole museum is huge, you need minimum 3 hours to see it all quickly; you can spend the whole day here to see everything properly
-They start to close sections of the museum earlier than the closing time, so make sure you have enough time
-At some sections there are only FR and NL signs
-The section with the planes is not heated, so keep your jackets with you

Practical stuff

-Open every day except Monday 10.00-16.00
-Free with the Museumpass
-Cost: kids <6 free, 6-18 years old EUR 8, 18+ years old EUR 10
-Reservation is mandatory at or by calling at 02/737 78 33
-You can have drinks and food at the pop up bar in Cinquantenaire, there is also lots of space for kids to play (open in the summer)
Guingette Maurice
-Also nice terrasse and brasserie La Terrasse
La Terrasse
Avenue des Celtes 1, 1040 Etterbeek
-Ice cream a bit further from Merode at Capoue
Capoue Celtes
Avenue des Celtes 36, 1040 Etterbeek
-Kids friendly café with a little ‘tree house’ in a separate room (about 10 minutes walk)
Leopold Café Presse
Avenue de Tervueren 107, 1040 Etterbeek
-It can be combined with Autoworld, a museum in the Cinquantenaire park, where kids can see old and new cars and learn everything about them
-Parking inside the park is no longer possible, you can find a parking place around the park (paid). There are parkmeters, so make sure you have change or the app Yellow Brick
-Not stroller friendly
-About 10 minutes walk from Schuman, Brussels (closest metro stop is Merode)

A post on the Cinquantenaire is coming soon, until then here are the two playgrounds in the park:

Cinquantenaire sandpit playground

Cinquantenaire small playground

Royal Museum of the Armed Forces and Military History
Parc du Cinquantenaire, 1000 Bruxelles



All places mentioned above are also gathered on the map!
Indoor and outdoor activities, kids friendly cafés/ restaurants, hotels and more all under separate layers


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