Sainctelette bridge closed

Following a fire, the Sainctelette bridge was damaged and remains closed towards Basilique until further notice for safety reasons. More info about alternative routes and detours: Pont Sainctelette closed (Bruxelles Mobilité)

Coronavirus measures

The City of Brussels has taken several decisions in order to best respect the measures of the federal government in the fight against the coronavirus (Covid-19). More info: coronavirus measures by the City of Brussels. Please note: at the Administrative Centre & liaison offices, all citizens are asked to come alone, maximum 15 minutes before the appointment time, wear a face mask (obligatory) and disinfect their hands.


Exhibition. The Grand-Place to be

This event has already passed

From 4 October 2018 to 29 December 2019 at the Museum of the City of Brussels (Maison du Roi).

The Grand-Place to be celebrates the 20th anniversary of the inclusion of the Grand-Place of Brussels on the UNESCO World Heritage List. Standing five metres tall, the original statue of Saint Michael, specially moved for the occasion, guides the visitor through some rare and previously unseen pieces.

Paintings, objects, engravings and photographs illustrate the eventful history of the square, its various functions and uses and its transformations from the 12th century to today. The restoration is presented to the public for the first time.


Grand-Place in virtual reality

With virtual reality, the visitor will also be visually immersed in the Grand-Place before the 1695 bombing. The visitor will see the different buildings, experience the bombing and then see the reconstruction until the current Grand-Place. A version for children is also available. Rate: 2 euros.

Opening hours

  • Tuesday to Sunday: 10 am to 5 pm
  • closed on Mondays