Museum of Natural Sciences

Brussels, Belgium

Museum of Natural Sciences

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link https://www.naturalsciences.be/

phone  02 627 42 11

The Museum of Natural Sciences of Belgium (French: Muséum des sciences naturelles de Belgique, Dutch: Museum voor Natuurwetenschappen van België) is a museum dedicated to natural history, located in Brussels, Belgium. The museum is a part of the Royal Belgian Institute of Natural Sciences. Its most important pieces are 30 fossilised Iguanodon skeletons, which were discovered in 1878 in Bernissart, Belgium. The dinosaur hall of the museum is the world's largest museum hall completely dedicated to dinosaurs. Another famous piece is the Ishango bone, which was discovered in 1960 by Jean de Heinzelin de Braucourt in the Belgian Congo. The museum also houses a research department and a public exhibit department.

Opening times

MondayClosed
Tuesday9:30 AM – 5:00 PM
Wednesday9:30 AM – 5:00 PM
Thursday9:30 AM – 5:00 PM
Friday9:30 AM – 5:00 PM
Saturday10:00 AM – 6:00 PM
Sunday10:00 AM – 6:00 PM