Admission to the museum and its activities is FREE of charge.
A visit to the House of European History lasts approximately 90 minutes.
A valid identity document (an ID card, passport or driving licence) is required to access European Parliament buildings.
All visitors and bags may be subject to airport-style security checks before entry. Firearms, explosive or inflammable substances, pepper sprays, sharp items and other objects that could be considered weapons are prohibited. In accordance with Belgian national legislation, certain prohibited items may be handed over to the police.
Photography and filming are prohibited in the security and exhibition areas.
Only guides authorised by the House of European History are permitted to lead tour groups in the building.
Due to reasons of museum conservation, air conditioning in our exhibition spaces is used to keep the temperature below 20 degrees. Please ensure you have sufficient clothing for this cooler atmosphere, particularly if the outside temperature is high.
The House of European History is open 7 days a week.
|Monday||13:00 - 18:00|
|Tuesday - Friday||09:00 - 18:00|
|Saturday - Sunday||10:00 - 18:00|
Last entry 30 minutes before closing time.
HOLIDAYS AND CLOSING
The House of European History will be closed on the following holidays:
|1st of January|
|1st of May|
|1st of November|
|24th-25th & 31st of December|
SUPPORT FOR YOUR VISIT
The House of European History can be experienced in all 24 EU official languages. This is made possible using tablet devices, which provide an interactive guide to the museum and can be configured according to language preference.
Each tablet can be adapted with special features for children and there is also enhanced audio software for visitors with special hearing needs. Staff are on hand at each level should you need assistance. A printed leaflet with a short summary of the Permanent Exhibition is also available in the House of European History entrance area, and for download in advance. A more detailed guidebook is available for download, and can be purchased on site.
The House of European History has lockers, a cloakroom and baby-changing facilities.
VISITORS WITH SPECIAL NEEDS
The European Parliament is committed to constantly improving access for people with special needs. All our facilities and activities are fully accessible for visitors with reduced mobility and special needs, including wheelchair users. Visitors with wheelchairs should access at level 00. Help will be provided for the passage through security gates. Lifts in the House Of European History have been adapted for wheelchair use.
HOW TO GET HERE
Rue Belliard / Belliardstraat 135
Postal address: House of European History, European Parliament, Rue Wiertz 60, 1047 Brussels