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Brussels City Museum

Monuments & Sites, Museums & Art Centres
The Brussels City Museum presents the history and life of Brussels through the centuries, displaying paintings, sculptures, tapestries, engravings, photos and a fascinating scale-representation of Brussels, as it was in the Middle Ages.

The museum is housed in a neo-Gothic style building known as the Maison du Roi in French and Broodhuis in Dutch. The two names go some way to explaining the history of the building: Broodhuis refers to its first incarnation, as a bread market in the 13th century, while Maison du Roi refers to the titles of the owner of the building, the Duke of Brabant. In the 16th century, this was the historic Emperor Charles V, King of Spain (1500 - 1558)

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Brussels City Museum

Grand Place
1000 Bruxelles