Musical Instruments Museum, Brussels

Gourd instrument at MIM, Brussels

The Musical Instruments Museum in Brussels, as the name suggests, contains some of the world's oldest musical instruments (some are more than 500 years old!) and some of the world's finest craftsmanship. The precision behind these works of art will leave you in amazement, and all secrets behind the genius construction are revealed in the museum's own reconstructed workshop.

Whether these priceless instruments inspire or fascinate you, with almost 2000 authentic instruments there's something for everyone in the Brussels Musical Instrument museum, the largest museum of musical instruments in the world! Be sure not to miss the excellent seasonal exhibits, there's always something new to see!

Musical Instruments Museum address, fees, and hours

mim
Musical Instruments Museum

Montagne de la Cour 2
B-1000 Brussels


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Tuesday - Friday: 9.30 a.m. - 4.45 p.m.
Saturday & Sunday: 10.00 a.m. - 4.45 p.m.

Closed on Mondays, also on 1 January, 1 May, 1 and 11 November, 25 December
Tickets sales end 45 minutes prior to museum closing.

The mim restaurant is open during museum opening hours and in addition on Thursday, Friday and Saturday evening until 11 pm.

€5 per person
Adults

€4 per person
-26 years, senior citizens (+65 years), teachers from outside Belgium, groups (minimum 15 people, without guided tour)
Please note: reductions are based on the adult rate and cannot be combined with other discounts.

€1,50 per person
Unemployed, disabled, school groups, youth groups (minimum 15 people, without guided tour)

Free
Teachers, accompanied children aged under 12, mim Friends, MRAH Friends, higher education music students (musicology, conservatories), the press, Federal Science Policy Office, ICOM, Per Musea

The mim permanent collections are accessible free of charge on the first Wednesday of each month from 1 p.m.

An audio-guide (only music) is included in the museum admission fee.

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Last updated by Mike on 15 June, 2010 in Destinations.

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