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Family Discovery Spaces open all summer!

Family Discovery Spaces

Princess Europa and her brother Cadmus lead children on a time-traveller experience in the Family Discovery Spaces. The Discovery trail and Passport booklets allow children to creatively interact with the House of European History. The Spaces are aimed at six to ten year olds and are located on four floors of the museum. They feature specially designed handling objects, low-tech voting stations and interactive games, interconnecting with the collections on display.

Engaging activities

Various activities give children challenges as well as gently encourage them to place themselves in the shoes of the people featured in the exhibitions and to reflect on how many issues are still relevant today. The environments and activities allow small groups of family visitors to talk and engage with one another about the objects and ideas they have encountered in the galleries.

The Family Discovery Spaces also allow younger visitors to have fun while visiting. Families must smell, touch and live history as never before as they discover Europe’s past. Activities include a 1960s travel agency role-play game, a costume gallery and reimagining how robots and submarines will change our world.

Opening hours

The spaces are now fully open during the normal museum hours. Facilitated activities such as costume fitting sessions and the role play game in the travel agency take place:

on Wednesdays between 14:00 - 17:00

on Saturdays and Sundays between 10:30 - 11:30 and 14:00 - 17:00