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Guided tours for children and families

This page has been automatically translated from French into English by a translation software. Automatic translations are not as accurate as translations made by professional human translators. Nevertheless these pages can help you understand information published by the City of Brussels.

The Museums of the City offer guided tours for children (5-8 years, 9-12 years) in Dutch and French. The educational game for children is available in English.

These guided tours take place at the Museum of the City - Maison du Roi/Broodhuis and from Tuesday till Sunday on booking. Groups of maximum 25 persons.

Educational game for children

A small notebook gives children a basic information and invites them to answer questions appealing to their sense. Four subjects are approached: the building of the Maison du Roi, the development of the City, the water in Brussels and Manneken-Pis. The notebook exists in 2 versions: for 9-12 year-olds and for 6-8 year-olds.

For the grown-up guides, a notebook supplies the additional information allowing to deepen the subject. A map with route also allows them to organize a stroll in the city center.

Practical information

Museum of the City of Brussels - Maison du Roi
Grand-Place
1000 Brussels

Tel. : 02 279 43 50
Fax : 02 279 43 62
Opening hours : From Tuesday to Sunday from 10 am till 5 pm. On Thursday open till 8 pm. Closure of the ticket desk: 15 minutes before the closure of the museum.
Closing period : on Mondays and 1/1, 1/5, 1/11, 11/11 and 25/12
More information : Entrance: 4 euro, 3 euro for seniors, students, groups, 2 euro for children and schools, free: under 18 years in the weekend, the first Sunday of the month and for inhabitants of the City of Brussels. Art 27: 1.25 euro. Several reductions possible. Legends in French, Dutch and English.

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