Museum of Natural Sciences, Brussels

4.4
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Discover one of the largest dinosaur halls in the world at Museum of Natural Sciences, an attraction that is part museum and part research center. Don't miss the 30 completely assembled Iguanodon skeletons that seem to be stalking the dinosaur hall. These fierce beasts were discovered in the 19th century not far from the museum. A Tyrannosaurus rex skeleton is another favorite that sends chills up your spine, but the nearby herbivores, such as the Stegosaurus, don't seem too rattled. The permanent exhibits continue the local theme with dinosaur discoveries, evolution, insects, shells, minerals, and animal life in the city. Temporary exhibits also move through the museum and many of these are combined with educational programs. The museum is included in the Brussels City Card, which gives you free access to 30 city museums. However, a single ticket is also very affordable. Arrange to visit Museum of Natural Sciences and other attractions in Brussels using our Brussels trip itinerary maker site .
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  • Showing now in world premier: the skeleton of : 'Arkhane', the new Jurassic predatory dinosaur, on display in the Gallery of Evolution from May 7, 2019 to March 31, 2020! With a surface area of over 3...  more »
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  • What a magnificent museum! It was my first time at it and the place is extremely huge! You'll need around 2 hours to see it all. From the ages of the dinosaurs through the centuries that gave us the wonderful species that we nowadays we admire. You also learn the history of the Belgian efforts in the mines and the skeletons that they dug up. It's a perfect trip for kids and the big kids like me!
  • The best! One of the biggest and most impressive collection of dinosaurs. The children like it very much and can spend 2-3 hours without getting bored. There are a lot of interactive and educational activities. The human body exhibition is also very good and educational, with explicit images, videos and pieces. I strongly recommend it! And in the first Wednesday of each month there is a free entrance after 13:00.
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