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2021-02-01 ... 2021-08-31

Dear visitors,

The War Heritage Institute sites are once again open to the public and adapt their timetables
Reservation is mandatory, either by email or by phone (during opening hours):

Royal Military Museum:

Opening days: from Tuesday through Friday, from 10 a.m. till 4 p.m. and from 9 a.m. till 5 p.m. on weekends and school holidays.
booking.klmmra@warheritage.be
02/737 78 33

National Memorial of Fort Breendonk:

Opening days: from Monday through Friday,...

2021-03-15 ... 2021-08-31

School bubbles (primary and secondary) are allowed to visit:

  • as a class bubble;
  • with or without a guide;
  • without mixing with other bubbles.

For extracurricular groups (under 13 years old):

  • the bubble is limited to 10 children + accompanying adults;

Information and booking: reservation@whi.be

⚠️ Group events and guided tours for adults are still suspended for the time being.

2020-12-08 ... 2021-08-31

As of 8 December 2020 the reading room is accessible to all members of the public.

Consultation is subjected to strict conditions in order to safeguard general health.

CEDOC is still operating with a reduced number of staff members on site and the number of seats in the reading room is limited in order to guarantee social distancing. Visitors are therefore required to book in due time. Two full business days have to separate the reservation and the consultation (e.g. reservation on Monday evening at the very latest for a visit on Thursday). There will be no exceptions to this...

2020-10-01 ... 2021-08-29

In the framework of the 75th anniversary of the end of the Second World War and the discovery of the horror of the camps the War Heritage Institute sets up an exceptional photographic exhibition at the Royal Military Museum.

Retroacts

In September 2019 Luc Mary-Rabine, a Belgian photographer and author, presents the War Heritage Institute with 242 original prints. The two series are entitled “Si je t’oublie” (If I forget you), a series dedicated to deportation and “De guerre en guerre” (From one war to the next), a series about the traces of the two world...