Free entry to museums in celebration of King's 10-year reign

The permanent collections of Belgium's federal museums will be open free of charge on 21, 22 and 23 July to celebrate the 10th anniversary of the reign of King Philippe.

"This free admission initiative is our way of paying tribute to His Majesty the King on the occasion of the 10th anniversary of his reign, of thanking him and Her Majesty the Queen for their tireless efforts to promote the federal museums and of giving everyone the opportunity to visit the wonderful collections that our institutions preserve, study and promote," said secretary of state for Scientific Policy Thomas Dermine.

The participating museums are the Magritte Museum, Fin-de-Siècle Museum, Old Masters Museum, Wiertz Museum and Constantin Meunier Museum, the Museum of Art and History, Museum of Musical Instruments and Porte de Hal, the Museum of Natural Sciences, the Royal Museum of Central Africa and the Royal Library's KBR Museum. 

The Wiertz and Constantin Meunier Museums will only be open on 21 July, while the KBR Museum, the permanent collections of the Museum of Art and History and the Porte de Hal will only be open on 22 and 23 July.




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