War Heritage Institute

Visit the various War Heritage Institute sites

The War Heritage Institute manages a network of exceptional museums and military sites all over Belgium, all housing first-rate collections. The Royal Military Museum illustrates the many aspects of Belgian military heritage, whereas the other sites focus on specific subjects and themes.

Multi-sites ticket

With the multi-sites ticket you can visit the six War Heritage Institute sites: the Royal Military Museum in Brussels, Fort Breendonk in Willebroek, Gunfire in Brasschaat, the Trench of Death in Dixmude, the Kemmel Command Bunker in Heuvelland and Bastogne Barracks in Bastogne. The ticket is valid for 1 year and is transferable.

Price Fee Public
25 € Regular 19 and upwards
15 € Reduced
upon presentation of concerned card
Youths 6-18
Students
Youth movements
Teachers
Members Belgian Defence
Veterans
Foreign military
Groups (15 visitors and more + max. 2 free tickets for accompanying persons)
Members WHI non-profit ass.
WIPO status
Article 27

Multi-sites subscription

With the multi-sites subscription you can visit the six War Heritage Institute sites to your heart’s content: the Royal Military Museum in Brussels, Fort Breendonk in Willebroek, Gunfire in Brasschaat, the Trench of Death in Dixmude, the Kemmel Command Bunker in Heuvelland and Bastogne Barracks in Bastogne. The ticket is valid for 1 year and cannot be transferred.

Price Fee Public
50 € Regular 19 and upwards
30 € Reduced
upon presentation of concerned card
Youth 6-18
Students
Youth movements
Teachers
Members Belgian Defence
Veterans
Foreign military
Groups (15 visitors and more + max. 2 free tickets for accompanying persons)
Members WHI non-profit ass.
WIPO status
Article 27

 

  • Site of the Royal Military Museum - Brussels

    MRAThis museum in the very heart of Brussels houses impressive collections covering more than 10 centuries: from armours, uniforms and works of art to exceptional airplanes, guns, vehicles, etc. Thematic galleries illustrate the 19th century, the First World War, the Second World War, …
Price Fee Public
10 € Regular 19 and upwards
8 € Reduced
upon presentation of concerned card
Youths 6-18
Students
Youth movements
Teachers
Members Belgian Defence
Veterans
Foreign military
Groups (15 visitors and more + max. 2 free tickets for accompanying persons)
Members WHI non-profit ass.
WIPO status
Article 27

8 €
4 €

Reduced
Groups (at least 15 participants)
19 and upwards
Youths 6 - 18

4 €
3 €

Reduced
Groups accompanied by a RMM guide
19 and upwards
Youths 6 - 18
Week: 70 €
Weekend: 80 €
Guided tours for schools (max. 25 pupils for permanent collections, max. 15 pupils for temporary collections)
Weel: 87 €
Weekend: 97 €
Guided tours for adults (max. 25 participants for permanent collections, max. 15 participants for temporary exhibitions)
Week: 85 €
Weekend: 95 €
Animations (max. 15 children)
0 € Free Children under 6
0 € Free
upon presentation of concerned card
WHI employees + 1
Card 365
Museumpass
Holders of a statute of national acknowledgment
ICOM
Press
Chairperson and Board members of WHI societies + active staff + active volunteers (based upon an annual list supplied by the chairpersons)
Handicapped + buddy
Members of the WHI Board
Members of the WHI Scientific Council
Members of the WHI Heritage Council
0 € Free First Wednesday of every month from 1 p.m. onwards
50% of entrance fee Visit of the Arcades (panoramic view over Brussels)
20 € Combined ticket Cinquantenaire:
Royal Military Museum, Autoworld, RMAH
Ticket valid 3 months

 

  • Site of Fort Breendonk - Willebroek

    Between September 1940 and September 1944 some 3,600 prisoners were detained at Fort Breendonk. As a memorial, Fort Breendonk (one of the best preserved camps in Europe) symbolizes the death of and the suffering endured by all victims of Nazism.
Price Fee Public
11 € Regular 19 and upwards
10 € Reduced
upon presentation of concerned card
Youths 6-18
Students
Youths movement
Teachers
Members Belgian Defence
Veterans
Foreign military
Members WHI non-profits ass.
Groups (15 visitors and more + max. 2 accompanying persons)
WIPO status
Article 27
8 €
+ external guide
Reduced Group fee
4 €
+ external guide
Reduced Group fee youths 6 -18 y.o.
0 € Free Under 6
0 € Free
upon presentation of concerned card
WHI employees + 1
Card 365
ICOM
Holders of a national acknowledgment
Press
Active members WHI non-profit ass. (based on a list provided by the chairperson)
Handicapped + buddy
Members WHI Board
Members WHI Scientific Council
Members WHI Heritage Council

 

  • Site Gunfire - Brasschaat

    Gunfire is the cradle of Belgian artillery. This interpretation and expertise centre houses an extensive range of field, anti-aircraft and trench artillery used by the Belgian army since 1830. A collection of light airplanes and a large number of armoured vehicles are also on display.
Price Fee Public
5 € Regular 19 and upwards
3 € Reduced
upon presentation of concerned card
Youths 6-18
Students
Youth movement
Teachers
Members Belgian Defence
Veterans
Foreign military
Members WHI non-profits ass.
Groups (15 visitors and more + max. 2 accompanying persons)
WIPO status
Article 27
3 € Reduced Group fee
3 € Reduced Group fee youths 6 - 18 y.o.
0 € Free Under 6
0 € Free
upon presentation of concerned card
WHI employees + 1
Card 365
ICOM
Holders of a national acknowledgment
Press
Active members WHI non-profit ass. (based on a list provided by the chairperson)
Handicapped + buddy
Members WHI Board
Members WHI Scientific Council
Members WHI Heritage Council

 

  • Site of the Trench of Death – Dixmude

    The site safeguards the last stretches of Belgian First World War trenches. The centre tells the exciting story of the Trench of Death through interactive applications, texts, pictures, film footage and unique objects.
Price Fee Public
5 € Regular 19 and upwards
3 € Reduced
upon presentation of concerned card
Youths 6-18
Students
Youth movement
Teachers
Members Belgian Defence
Veterans
Foreign military
Members WHI non-profits ass.
Groups (15 visitors and more + max. 2 accompanying persons)
WIPO status
Article 27
3 € Reduced Group Fee
3 € Reduced Group Fee youths 6 - 18 y.o.
0 € Free Under 6
0 € Free
upon presentation of concerned card
WHI employees + 1
Card 365
ICOM
Holders of a national acknowledgment
Press
Active members WHI non-profit ass. (based on a list provided by the chairperson)
Handicapped + buddy
Members WHI Board
Members WHI Scientific Council
Members WHI Heritage Council

 

  • Site of the Kemmel Command Bunker - Heuvelland

    This top-secret venue, flawlessly preserved in its original set-up, testifies to half a century of tensions between East and West. Pictures, film footage, objects, uniforms and weapons illustrate the Cold War.
Price Fee Public
4 € Regular 19 and upwards
2,50€ Reduced
upon presentation of concerned card
Youths 6-18
Students
Youth movement
Teachers
Members Belgian Defence
Veterans
Foreign military
Members WHI non-profits ass.
Groups (15 visitors and more + max. 2 accompanying persons)
WIPO status
Article 27
2,50 € Reduced Group Fee
1,50 € Reduced Group Fee youths 6 - 18 y.o.
0 € Free Under 8
0 € Free
upon presentation of concerned card
WHI employees + 1
Card 365
ICOM
Holders of a national acknowledgment
Press
Active members WHI non-profit ass. (based on a list provided by the chairperson)
Handicapped + buddy
Members WHI Board
Members WHI Scientific Council
Members WHI Heritage Council

 

  • Site of Bastogne Barracks – Bastogne

    Bastogne Barracks became an interpretation centre for the Second World War in 2010. The “Nuts” basement illustrates a key stage in the Battle of the Bulge. The Vehicle Restoration Centre gives the WHI armoured vehicles a new lease of life.
Price Fee Public
10 € Regular 19 and upwards
8 € Reduced
upon presentation of concerned card
Youths 6-18
Students
Youth movement
Teachers
Members Belgian Defence
Veterans
Foreign military
Members WHI non-profits ass.
Groups (15 visitors and more + max. 2 accompanying persons)
WIPO status
Article 27
 8 € Reduced Group fee with Bastogne guide
4 € Reduced Group fee with registered external guide
6 € Reduced Group fee youths 6-18 y.o. with Bastogne guide
3 € Reduced Group fee youths 6-18 y.o. with registered external guide
0 € Free Under 6
0 € Free
upon presentation of concerned card
WHI employees + 1
Card 365
ICOM
Holders of a national acknowledgment
Press
Active members WHI non-profit ass. (based on a list provided by the chairperson)
Handicapped + buddy
Members WHI Board
Members WHI Scientific Council
Members WHI Heritage Council