In order to have a safe, enjoyable experience at the House of European History, please read the following information below. We look forward to welcoming you!
- Admission to the museum and its activities are free of charge.
- A visit to the House of European History lasts approximately 90 minutes.
- Before planning your visit, please read the full list of safety measures related to Covid-19.
- Groups of 10 people or more need to reserve their visit in advance.
- Please note the museum is typically busier in the afternoons. Visitors may feel more comfortable and have more room to explore the museum during the morning opening hours.
- All visitors and bags may be subject to airport-style security checks before entry. Firearms, explosive or inflammable substances, pepper sprays, sharp items and other objects that could be considered weapons are prohibited. In accordance with Belgian national legislation, certain prohibited items may be handed over to the police. A valid identity document (an ID card, passport or driving licence) may be requested in order to access the House of European History.
- Photography and filming are prohibited in the security areas.
- Only guides authorised by the House of European History are permitted to lead tour groups in the building.
- Due to reasons of museum conservation, air conditioning in our exhibition spaces is used to keep the temperature below 20 degrees. Please ensure you have sufficient clothing for this cooler atmosphere, particularly if the outside temperature is high.
- The visiting address of the museum is: House of European History, Rue Belliard 135.
- The postal address of the museum is: House of European History, European Parliament, Rue Wiertz 60, 1047 Brussels.
The House of European History is open 7 days a week.
|Monday||13:00 - 18:00|
|Tuesday - Friday||09:00 - 18:00|
|Saturday - Sunday||10:00 - 18:00|
HOLIDAYS AND CLOSING
The House of European History will be closed on the following holidays:
|1st of January|
|1st of May|
|1st of November|
|24th-25th & 31st of December|
SUPPORT FOR YOUR VISIT
The House of European History can be experienced in all 24 EU official languages. This is made possible using tablet devices, which provide an interactive guide to the museum and can be configured according to language preference.
Each tablet can be adapted with special features for children and there is also enhanced audio software for visitors with special hearing needs. Staff are on hand at each level should you need assistance. A printed leaflet with a short summary of the Permanent Exhibition is also available in the House of European History entrance area, and for download in advance. A more detailed guidebook is available for download, and can be purchased on site.
The House of European History has lockers, a cloakroom and baby-changing facilities.
Museum for all
The House of European History is a museum for everyone. All our facilities and activities are accessible for wheelchair users.
Working together with diverse groups and communities is a vital aspect of the museum's activities. We aim to reach out to extraordinary people both near and far through tailored visits and specific programs. Do not hesitate to send us your specific requests and we will do our utmost to make our museum more accessible: firstname.lastname@example.org
HOW TO GET HERE
(Telephone: +32 2 283 1220)
Rue Belliard / Belliardstraat 135, 1000 Brussels, Belgium
Postal address: House of European History, European Parliament, Rue Wiertz 60, 1047 Brussels