The Royal Museums of Fine Arts of Belgium is a collection of art museums situated in Brussels, Belgium. There are six museums that are situated in the Royal District of the city, the Old Masters Museum and the Museum of Modern At are situated in the main building, the Magritte Museum and the Fin-de-Siecle Museum are situated in the building adjacent to the main building and two other smaller museums are situated a couple of kilometres away from the city centre. The main building was built in the 19th century to a Beaux-Arts style designed by architect Alphonse Balat. The museums contain over 20,000 pieces of art which include drawings, paintings and sculptures, which date from the 15th century to the present.
The main museum building is situated close to the Royal Palace. It is a short walk away from the central railway station of the city ‘Gare de Bruxelles-Central’. The 92 and 93 trams stop outside of the main museum building.
Opening Times and Admission
The museums are open six days of the week, Tuesday to Friday 10am-5pm and Saturday and Sunday 11am-6pm. Admission to the museums is set at 15 euros for adults, 10 euros for seniors, 5 euros for students and free for children.