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In order to have a safe, enjoyable experience at the House of European History, please read the following information below. We look forward to welcoming you!

  • Admission to the museum and its activities are free of charge.
  • A visit to the House of European History lasts approximately 90 minutes.
  • Before planning your visit, please read the full list of safety measures related to Covid-19.
  • Groups of 10 people or more need to reserve their visit in advance.
  • Please note the museum is typically busier in the afternoons. Visitors may feel more comfortable and have more room to explore the museum during the morning opening hours.
  • 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. A valid identity document (an ID card, passport or driving licence) may be requested in order to access the House of European History.
  • Photography and filming are prohibited in the security 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 visiting address of the museum is: House of European History, Rue Belliard 135.
  • The postal address of the museum is: House of European History, European Parliament, Rue Wiertz 60, 1047 Brussels.


The House of European History is open 7 days  a week.

Monday13:00 - 18:00
Tuesday  -  Friday09:00 - 18:00
Saturday  -  Sunday10:00 - 18:00



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



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.


House of European History tablet in 24 languages


The House of European History has lockers, a cloakroom and baby-changing facilities.

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Museum for all

The House of European History is a museum for everyone. All our facilities and activities are accessible for wheelchair users.

Working together with diverse groups and communities is a vital aspect of the museum's activities. We aim to reach out to extraordinary people both near and far through tailored visits and specific programs. Do not hesitate to send us your specific requests and we will do our utmost to make our museum more accessible:

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House of European History facilities auditorium


(Telephone: +32 2 283 1220)

Rue Belliard / Belliardstraat 135, 1000 Brussels, Belgium

Postal address: House of European History, European Parliament, Rue Wiertz 60, 1047 Brussels

Get here by train


The 'Brussels-Luxembourg' station is 700m from the House of European History Belgian Railways

Get here by bus


Lines 22, 27, 34, 38, 64, 80 and 95 all stop at Place du Luxembourg, 600m from from the House of European History Lines 12 and 21 also connect to Brussels Airport.

Get here by metro


The nearest stops are Maelbeek and Schuman on lines 1 and 5, and Trone on lines 2 and 6. Public transport in Brussels

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Get here by car


Parking for persons with reduced mobility

There are two parking spaces behind the House of European History building, for persons with reduced mobility. Visitors using these spaces should display a valid badge in their windscreen, indicating the car is in use by persons with reduced mobility. These spaces can be accessed from a turning at approximately 133 Rue Belliard, just after the European Committee of the Regions building at 99-101 Rue Belliard.

House European History car parking space