Free Entry at Brussels Museums (Some Surprising Options)

Brussels is brimming with museums, but sometimes they are just too expensive to visit. That is why it is worthwhile to know which museums offer free entry and on which day of the week or month.

The following are some of the most popular Brussels museums with free entry that you may also like to visit soon.

Royal Museums of Fine Arts of Belgium (RMFAB)

The Fine Arts Museums is an insane collection of over 20,000 works. It includes an Old Masters Museum, as well as the Magritte Museum, and the Modern Museum. And yes, you most definitely will see works by famous artists like Bruegel, Rubens, and Van Dyck.

The Museum of the City of Brussels

Manneken Pis Wardrobe
Manneken Pis dressed up

Located right in the heart of Brussels, in the historical Grand Place, this museum focuses on the history of the city of Brussels. This includes its development, as well as its rich cultural heritage.

GardeRobe Manneken Pis

Free Entry: First Sunday of the Month

Website: GardeRobe Manneken Pis

We all know how famous Manneken Pis is. And if you did not know already, he has a very extensive wardrobe full of 1000s of outfits. The whole collection is on display at the GardeRobe Manneken Pis for you to enjoy. The tradition of dressing him up has been going on since the 17th century.

Horta Museum

  • Free Entry: First Sunday of the Month
  • Website: Horta Museum

Victor Horta is a famous Belgian Art Nouveau architect, and this museum is dedicated to his work. Not only can you learn all about him, but you get to do it in his former private residence.

The BELvue Museum

  • Free Entry: First Sunday of the Month and every Wednesday afternoon
  • Website: BELvue Museum

This BELvue museum dives head first into the history of Belgium, its monarchy, and society. It’s the perfect museum for a little more insight into Belgium’s history and its people.

Sewers Museum

  • Free Entry: First Sunday of the Month from 10 am to 5 pm.
  • Website: Sewer Museum

The Sewers Museum is housed in two stunning pavilions where you not only get to experience the life of a sewage worker but also get to go in a huge sewage tunnel under Brussels. Not a museum for everyone perhaps, but unique for sure!

Museum of Fashion & Lace

The Fashion & Lace Museum is dedicated to both the history and development of fashion and the art of lace-making. It is found in a historic building in the heart of the city and is easy to reach on a trip to the capital of Belgium.

Belgian Museum of Freemasonry

Discover the unusual and often secretive history of the Freemasons in Belgium. With a range of exhibits in their restored neoclassical townhouse, you can find out far more than perhaps you ever wanted to know.

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