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This is a list of museums in Brussels, Belgium.

It includes museums situated in any of the municipalities of the Brussels Capital Region.

Name Image Municipality Type Summary
Antoine Wiertz Museum 125px Ixelles Art Collection of work by painter Antoine Wiertz, housed in his former studio
Aquarium Brussels 125px Koekelberg Nature
Archives and Museum of Flemish Life in Brussels City of Brussels Local
Archives of the City of Brussels City of Brussels History
Art & Design Atomium Museum (ADAM) City of Brussels Art Design of the 20th century
Art & marges museum City of Brussels Art Permanent collection and temporary exhibitions of art by outsider artists, artists who are mentally unwell and artists outside the mainstream
AutoWorld 125px City of Brussels Transport Vintage car museum
Béguinage of Anderlecht 125px Anderlecht Local
Belgian Museum of Freemasonry 125px City of Brussels Cultural
Bibliotheca Wittockiana Woluwe-Saint-Pierre Books Private museum and library devoted to bookbinding
Brussels Museum of Industry and Labour - La Fonderie 125px Molenbeek History - industry Displays machinery from important local industries and exhibits relating to the area's economic and social history. Located in an old foundry.
Brussels Museum of Mill and Food 125px Evere Food Housed in an old windmill
Brussels Tram Museum 125px Woluwe-Saint-Pierre Transport Collection of Brussels trams from different eras
Bruxella 1238 125px City of Brussels Archaeology Ruins of a Franciscan convent under the Brussels Stock Exchange
Belgian Brewers Museum City of Brussels Brewing
Museum of Cocoa and Chocolate 125px City of Brussels Food
Belgian Comic Strip Center 125px City of Brussels Comic strips Belgian comics strips and their history
BELvue Museum 125px City of Brussels History Documents the national history of Belgium
Museum of the Black Sisters Koekelberg Cultural
Camille Lemonnier Museum Ixelles Art Working office of writer Camille Lemonnier, paintings and sculptures
Cantillon Brewery (Gueuze Museum) 125px Anderlecht Brewing Small brewery making beers in the traditional gueuze, lambic and kriek styles, which also functions as a museum of Gueuze beer
Cauchie house 125px Etterbeek Architecture
Centrale for contemporary art (Centrale Electrique) City of Brussels Art Temporary exhibitions of contemporary art
Centre for Fine Arts, Brussels 125px City of Brussels Art Also known as Bozar, hosts exhibitions of fine art, as well as concerts, theatre, dance and other cultural events
Charlier Museum 125px Saint-Josse-ten-Noode Historic house
Children's Museum Ixelles Children
Museum of China – Scheut 125px Anderlecht Cultural
Cinematek 125px City of Brussels Film Museum of Cinema, with daily showings of films from the archive
Cinquantenaire Museum (part of Royal Museums of Art and History) 125px City of Brussels History Historical and artistic artefacts from cultures around the world
Museum of the City of Brussels (Maison du Roi/Broodhuis) 125px City of Brussels History History of Brussels, with an emphasis on its development over time and its art
Clockarium 125px Schaerbeek Art Art deco clocks
Confederate Museum Woluwe-Saint-Lambert History Documents the history of the American Civil War
Constantin Meunier Museum 125px Ixelles Art Works by painter and sculptor Constantin Meunier
Museum of Costume & Lace 125px City of Brussels Fashion Collection and exhibitions on the history of fashion and lace-making (a traditional industry of Brussels)
Coudenberg - Former Palace of Brussels 125px City of Brussels Archaeology Ruins of the palace of Coudenberg and nearby buildings from the same era.
County of Jette Municipal Museum Jette Local
D'leteren Gallery Ixelles Transport
Erasmus House 125px Anderlecht Historic house Desiderius Erasmus once stayed in this house
Espace Photographique Contretype Saint-Gilles Art
Evere Municipal Museum Evere Local
Experimentarium Ixelles Science
Museum of Fantastic Art Ixelles Art Fantastical, bizarre and weird creations, sculptures and pictures.
Museums of the Far East (Japanese Tower and Chinese Pavilion) 125px City of Brussels (Laeken) Art
Fencing Museum - Charles Debeur City of Brussels Sport
Royal Museums of Fine Arts of Belgium 125px City of Brussels Art Major art gallery featuring fine art from the 15th to the 20th century by Belgian and international artists
Géo De Vlamynck Atelier Schaerbeek Art Studio of artist, architect and designer Géo De Vlamynck
Grand Serment Royal et de St-Georges des Arbalétriers City of Brussels History Museum of a royal guild of crossbow archers, displaying crossbows and the history of the guild
Halle Gate 125px Saint-Gilles History History of Brussels and armaments. Located in one of the city gates of the second city walls of Brussels
Horta Museum 125px Saint-Gilles Architecture Museum of the life and work of art nouveau architect Victor Horta situated in his former house and studio
House of European History 125px City of Brussels History Museum of European history and the history of European integration
Information Technology Museum - Unisys Belgium (Jacques Laffut Collection) City of Brussels (Haren) Computers
International Puppet Museum - Peruchet Ixelles Puppetry Museum and theater with historic puppets from around the world
Museum of Ixelles 125px Ixelles Art Municipal museum with a permanent collection of paintings and hosting exhibitions
Jean Massart Botanical Garden 125px Auderghem Nature Research garden open to the public (ULB)
Jewish Museum of Belgium 125px City of Brussels Cultural
La Loge Ixelles Architecture
Museum of Letters and Manuscripts in Brussels City of Brussels Documents Handwritten letters and documents by prominent people from all walks of life
Librarium (Royal Library of Belgium) 125px City of Brussels Books Displays items from the collection of the Royal Library
Magritte Museum 125px City of Brussels Art Life and work of surrealist painter René Magritte
Maison Autrique 125px Schaerbeek Architecture Town house designed by Victor Horta in the Art Nouveau style
Marc Sleen Museum 125px City of Brussels Comic strips Life and work of comics artist Marc Sleen, best known for The Adventures of Nero
Maurice Carême Museum Anderlecht Historic house In the former house of Maurice Carême
Millennium Iconoclast Museum of Art (MIMA) 125px Sint-Jans-Molenbeek Art Street Art
Modern Religious Art Museum Koekelberg Art
Musical Instrument Museum 125px City of Brussels Musical instruments Located in a former art nouveau department store, displays its collection of 8000 musical instruments
Oldmasters Museum 125px City of Brussels Fine art Constituent part of the Royal Museums of Fine Arts of Belgium; permanent displays of European painting from the 15th to the 18th centuries
Museum Of Original Figurines City of Brussels Comic strips Figurines of characters from comic strips
Museum of the National Bank of Belgium 125px City of Brussels History History and displays of banking and the history of money
National Museum of the Resistance 125px Anderlecht Military Museum about the Belgian resistance during World War II
Orthodox Church Museum City of Brussels Cultural
Palace of Charles de Lorraine (Royal Library of Belgium) 125px City of Brussels Historic house
Parlamentarium 125px City of Brussels (European Union Quarter) Politics Visitors' centre of the European Parliament
Planetarium of Brussels 125px City of Brussels (Laeken) Science Planetarium with various shows on astronomical themes
Museum of the Police Force Etterbeek History History of the police force
Red Cloister Art Centre 125px Auderghem Art Art exhibitions
René Magritte Museum (Jette) 125px Jette Historic house Former house of surrealist artist René Magritte
Royal Belgian Institute of Natural Sciences 125px City of Brussels Nature Natural history museum with a notable collection of dinosaur skeletons
Royal Museum of the Armed Forces and of Military History 125px City of Brussels History - Military Displays of Belgian military history, aircraft, armour and other arms and military vehicles
Schaerbeek Museum of Beer 125px Schaerbeek Brewing Displays on history of Belgian beer, and collection of beer bottles
Scientastic Museum City of Brussels Children
Sewers Museum City of Brussels Sewers Visit part of the Brussels sewer network
Spontaneous Art Museum Schaerbeek Art Collection of works of naive and primitive art
Temple of Human Passions Pavilion of the Human Passions (exterior) - Jef Lambeaux|125px City of Brussels Art Neoclassical pavilion designed by Victor Horta containing a marble relief by Jef Lambeaux
Toy Museum City of Brussels Children
Train World 125px Schaerbeek Rail transport History of the Belgian railways. Located in Schaarbeek railway station
Museum David and Alice van Buuren 125px Uccle Historic house House and garden of a former banker, furnished in art deco style
Wiels Contemporary Art Centre 125px Forest Art Presents exhibitions of contemporary art
Woluwe-Saint-Lambert municipal museum Woluwe-Saint-Lambert Local
Museum of Zoology and Anthropology (Museums of the ULB) Ixelles Nature Collection of skeletons and stuffed animals of a wide range of species

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