Rue de Montagne,
1000 Bruxelles

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Located just steps from the Belgian Royal Palace is The Belgian Musical Instrument Museum which was founded in 1877. In this museum, in 2000, was housed the Old England Building, a beautiful Art Nouveau building formerly used as a department store.

MIM is home to one of the biggest musical instrument collections in the world which includes antiques and modern displays. Almost 7,000 musical instruments can be seen: string and wind instruments, organs and pianos. There is even a stringed-instrument workshop where you can see how a violin and a guitar are made. Listen to each instrument being played using the infrared headset.

On the top floor of the museum there is a restaurant and outdoor terrace which offers fantastic views of Brussels. The museum is closed on Mondays.

Brussels Travel Guide | Museums in Brussels

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