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Thursday evening museums 25/10

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The line-up of museums for this coming Thursday’s Nocturnes (click here to find out more about what the Nocturnes are) is probably one of the best of the season so far. If you start early, you might even be able to visit 2-3 museums in a single evening. These are my picks (also realistic because of distance):

  • Museum of Musical Instruments – featuring a Monteverdi concert this Thursday
  • Coudenberg archeological site – ruins of the old palace, under the Place Royale
  • Belvue museum – learn a bit more about Belgian history (the Coudenberg and Belvue actually offer a combined ticket for both venues).

If you still have time, I highly recommend the behind-the-scenes tour of the opera house, La Monnaie / De Munt. If you enjoy opera or theater, you will find this guided visit quite entertaining, as you will see the make-up and design studios, the wardrobes, etc.

Guided visits for all these museums, however, are only in French and Dutch.

More info on a previous post or the official website.


Author: bxlblog

It started out with just one person years ago, but now we have a team of bloggers giving input and/or writing about food, travel, and generally life in Brussels, and even life in Brussels with a baby in the team's newest blog.

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