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Museum of the National Bank of Belgium

Boulevard de Berlaimont 3, Brussels 1000, Belgium
+32 2 221 22 06
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Small but free

I was hoping to learn a lot about the banking system in this museum, but that did not really... read more

Reviewed 16 February 2017
Nijmegen, The Netherlands
National bank

interesting museum, I learned a lot of interesting things, I think it is excellent, set aside at... read more

Reviewed 10 June 2016
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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16 Feb 2017
“Small but free”
9 Jun 2016
“National bank”
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Boulevard de Berlaimont 3, Brussels 1000, Belgium
+32 2 221 22 06
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Reviewed 16 February 2017

I was hoping to learn a lot about the banking system in this museum, but that did not really happen. There is a nice section about different items (stones, shells, etc.) that were once used as money. Then there is some information about the function...More

Reviewed 10 June 2016

interesting museum, I learned a lot of interesting things, I think it is excellent, set aside at least 2 hours for the tour so you would not have rush.

Thank h0nty
Reviewed 20 August 2015

The National Bank museum is currently under renovations, so there is a small temporary exhibit that is set up. I spent about thirty minutes looking at some of the old currencies. I really liked the display that showed inflation and its impact on the price...More

1  Thank KU90
Reviewed 7 August 2015

I mainly visited as my boyfriend works for a national bank and I knew he'd love it, but ended up being pleasantly surprised. It was the only museum we could find that was open on a Monday and it was free! Really interesting exhibits including...More

1  Thank Mary R
Reviewed 24 July 2015 via mobile

I really enjoyed this museum and it was freee defo worth a visit you can make your own notes. Only thing is look out for the security lady she as she was a bit rude

Thank fizzyapplelaces
Reviewed 3 March 2015

Wandering in to this museum after leaving the nearby Cathedral. They have a useful little booklet about the displays if you don't speak French or Dutch that is handy as you learn about the history of money and banking. The UV light drawer where you...More

Thank geographyguy_11
Reviewed 30 June 2014 via mobile

It's Monday in Europe and nearly every museum is closed. But not this one. It's small but fascinating information about the Euro. The guide was wonderful and made it all sound so interesting!!

Thank 72janef
Reviewed 16 August 2013

It was only by chance that we went here after coming out of the cathedral, it is right next door in rue du Sauvage 10 1000 Russels. Thers a gateway to go through you could easily miss it and it's quite a small street. Friendly...More

Thank tezpil
Reviewed 30 July 2013

Very well put into place about the role of money and the Euro and a bit of the Belgian monetary history as well. Frequently shown by a short movie with different choise of languages each time. Tip: free entrance during the weekends in july and...More

1  Thank STroek
Reviewed 27 May 2013

I came across the Bank museum simply by chance, it's located next to the Cathedral. Entrance was free on the weekend so I went on in and learned so much about the distribution of Belgium's gold transportation during WW2. Among other interesting things to see,...More

2  Thank Loli_Lou
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