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25 Jul 2018
“Eye opening, quirky, interesting place!!”
14 Nov 2017
“a gem just outie Brussels”
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The AfricaMuseum is known for being one of the world’s most beautiful and impressive museums devoted to Africa. Since its founding in 1898, its task has been to preserve and manage collections, carry out scientific research, and disseminate...more
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Leuvensesteenweg 13 | Tervuren, Brussels 3080, Belgium
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Reviewed July 25, 2018

Great place to take the family, especially if you have teenagers! There's a lot to do and a lot of information to find out! Beautiful landscapes all around and plenty of places to take a seat if you're tired. Definitely gets a 5 star rating...More

Thank Jessica C
Reviewed November 14, 2017

a must see to the completely renovated museum. The park around it is also fantastic, there is a refection pool to the south of the main building, and it was a calm day, got a great picture of the museum in the reflection pool.

Thank Ed S
Reviewed May 1, 2017

This museum you have to visit. It is completly renovated and you will not regret staying here a few hours. Around the museum is a very nice park.

1  Thank charlespolspoel
Reviewed December 25, 2016

Visited in Dec 2015 but was dissapointed as it was closed for renovation works. So, we did not get to see anything. The museum is supposed to reopen in 2017? But the tram ride from Montgomery to Tervuren via tram was enjoyable...a different part of...More

Thank janesonia
Reviewed November 19, 2016

If you are in Belgium, I highly recommend you visit this museum (Once it reopens next year!). The highlight in my opinion is the is a wealth of arts from a great number of different Central African ethnic/ cultural groups. There are many other artefacts...More

2  Thank LumaKS
Reviewed November 15, 2016

Scheduled for re-opening in June 2018! When it does, I expect it to be a full 5 star attraction. The "old" museum presentation, which was a bit stuffy, exhibited a wealth of Central African (Congo) artifacts, art, historical documents, stuffed animals, a huge wood-log canoe....More

Thank Paul F
Reviewed December 22, 2015

shows the history of belguim in the congo and central africa, worth a visit, contains some pretty interesting displays

Thank khaled s
Reviewed November 28, 2015

I saw this museum some time ago (it has since been closed for renovations), but it was a fun place to visit and I learned quite a lot about Belgium's interactions with the African continent. It's not particularly interactive, but if you are willing to...More

1  Thank Danielle R
Reviewed September 29, 2015

A majestic building from the King Leopold II era where a large number of items from the Congo adventure are on display. A beautiful parc, magnificent building and very satisfying expo.

1  Thank Jan M
Reviewed July 30, 2015

I loved it as a kid to go here with my dad,... as we lived in Congo,... well evident place to go,...now i used to go there for a stroll of nostalgia,... and a tea in the inner garden in the palace,... i just love...More

2  Thank Koenraad P
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TEAAlefty
April 30, 2018|
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Response from Peter d |
on there website it opens Dec ‘18
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travelculture123
February 27, 2018|
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Response from AfricaMuseum | Property representative |
Hello, the museum isn't open yet but probably will reopen by the end of the year! Keep a close eye on our social media, as soon as it's official', we'll communicate the actual date! We hope to welcome you in our renewed... More
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