Muséum des Sciences naturelles
Rue Vautier 29
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The Museum of Natural Sciences in Brussels is a world of discoveries for all the family!
The rooms of the museum hide some real treasures: genuine iguanodon skeletons found in Belgium, Ishango bone tools, mammoths from Lier, Tasmanian wolves, moonstones, meteorites...to name just a few!
With more than 17,000 specimens, a modern and dynamic layout and many interactive games and activities, the Museum is more than just a museum, its a real experience to be lived.
And that's not all, the museum also hosts the largest Dinosaur gallery in Europe.
For children from 3-6 years of age
- Temporary Baby Animal Exhibition: An exhibition tested and approved by 3-8 year olds, where together children can imitate the father toad with eggs on their backs, pull funny animal faces or build a cosy nest.
- The Dinosaur Gallery: Children can enjoy themselves, whilst they dig in the sand to find bones, compete against the Pachycephalosaurus...
- BiodiverCITY: A game for the little ones to recognise animals in the forest and recreate a garden.
- Vivarium: Tarantulas, stick insects, spiders and other living insects: guaranteed shivers!
For children from 6-12 years of age
- The paleoLAB and the Dinosaur Gallery
- The "Brain Twisters" exhibition
- Discovering what became of the dinosaurs.
- Learning to be a palaeontologist and following our teams on their dig sites.
- The "Prehistory - Do it Yourself" exhibition.
- Understanding the mechanics of evolution.
- Discovering the historical link between science and nature.
Visit the new permanent mosasaurs gallery at the Belgian Institute of Natural Sciences in Brussels, a stone's throw from the European Parliament....
This area is dedicated to fossils and was conceived especially for children and their parents. At the museum of natural sciences, during the school holidays....
Decipher your brain and its astounding possibilities! An expo that will really get your brain working, at the Natural Science Museum from June 12th 2014....