Archived News & Events


The panorama on top of the triumphal arch will not be accessible to the public on Sunday the 9th of May 2021 due to circumstances. We thank you for your understanding.

2021-01-21 ... 2021-03-27

Our temporary exhibition "Snapshots. Echoes of Silence" is part of the PhotoBrussels Festival circuit. A perfect occasion to (re)discover it, alongside the other Brussels exhibition venues in the selection ( Don't forget to book your visit through or on 02/ 737 78 33 (Tuesday through Sunday, from 10 a.m. till 4 p.m.).   

2021-05-04 ... 2021-03-27

Exhibition/workshop at the Royal Museum of Mariemont: from May 4 till 16, 2021
Exhibition/workshop at the Royal Military Museum: from November 16 till 27, 2021
Under the patronage of the German Embassy in Brussels and the Belgian Embassy in Berlin.

In mid-November 2021 the War Heritage Institute/Royal Military Museum will welcome eleven museum cases realized by students in French language and culture of the university of Paderborn, in joint operation with UCL History students. The museum of the Belgian Armed Forces in Soest, a city in the vicinity of Paderborn,...

2021-02-13 ... 2021-02-21

During spring break the War Heritage Institute invites both young and old to come and discover its completely revamped and modernized “14-18” collection, now also to be enjoyed through two virtual circuits. 

The circuit “Visual Arts of the Great War”, realized in the framework of the “Krokuskriebels” campaign, uses the “Heritage App” developed by Faro and is meant for children. Once the app and the circuit have been downloaded at the Museum entrance children (from age 6) accompanied by their families can discover the treasures safeguarded in the 14-18 Gallery by answering...

2020-12-07 ... 2021-01-31

Dear visitors,

The War Heritage Institute sites are once again open to the public and adapt their timetables during the end-of-year period.
Reservation is mandatory, either by email or by phone (during opening hours):

Royal Military Museum (open from 10 a.m. till 4 p.m.):

National Memorial of Fort Breendonk (open from 10 a.m. till 4 p.m.):

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