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Best Free Museums in Brussels

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Musée Wiertz Museum

Antoine Wiertzmuseum is a division of the Musées Royaux des Beaux-Arts (The Royal Museums of Art and History) and is dedicated to the works of Antoine Wiertz (1806-1865). This painter was born in Dinant, studied in Antwerp and in Rome, and only moved to Brussels in the latter part of his life. In Brussels this museum had a gigantic workshop which is now housing this museum. Wiertz really needed a workshop of this size because he saw things big, some of Wiertz's works are 16 meters (52 feet) tall!

Ixelles, Belgium
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Royal Museum of the Armed Forces and of Military History

The Royal Military Museum strives to illustrate the evolution of warfare technology from the Middle Ages onward. Walk through the displays and marvel at historical weapons, armor, medals and pennants from around the world. Make sure you visit the Napoleon collection for a particularly fascinating look about the Battle of Waterloo. There is also an onsite shop and cafeteria.

Brussels, Belgium
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Contretype

Hôtel Hannon, built in 1903 in Art Nouveau-style, is not just a beautiful building, but also a world-renowned photo gallery. The mansion was originally owned by Edouard Hannon (1853-1931), an engineer and master photographer. Contretype, the center for photographic art established in this building, not only promotes contemporary art by organizing exhibitions, but also by publishing a bimonthly information bulletin, which is read both in Belgium and abroad.

Saint-Gilles, Belgium
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Sculpture Garden at Catholic University

This sculpture garden at the Catholic University of Louvain (usually referred to in its original French as Université Catholique de Louvain,) is Brussels' the first permanent contemporary sculpture garden. The park covers just about two hectares (4.9 acres) that is also home to a garden of medicinal plants and over 100 trees. Pathways lead from one sculpture to another, all constructed out of different mediums including wood, brick, granite, bronze and more. Artists represented include Pierre Culot and André Eijberg, among others.

Brussels, Belgium
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Museum of Radiology

Located in the corridor and the waiting room of Military Hospital's radiology department, the Museum of Radiology shows some of the great achievements in the radiology scientific field. This small unique museum exhibits photos and artifacts that chronicles the scientific field, including showing unique x-rays. To witness the path of progress and development, Museum of Radiology is a must visit!

Brussels, Belgium
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