Musée Royal de l'Armée

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Musée Royal de l'Armée / Koninklijk Legermuseum
Musée Royal de l'Armée / Koninklijk Legermuseum

The Musée Royal de l'Armée or Koninklijk Legermuseum (German: Royal Army Museum ) is a military museum in Brussels and was opened in 1923. It is located in the northern halls of the museum complex in the Jubelpark in the east of the city.

It shows a large number of armor , swords , uniforms , flags and weapons. The exhibition covers military technology from the Middle Ages to modern times .

The collection is one of the most extensive in the world. The aircraft exhibition takes up a special space in a hall about 100 m long.

It also takes into account the situation of German prisoners of war and is dedicated to their forced labor in coal mining after the Second World War .


  • Christine Van Everbroeck, Sandrine Place, Sandra Verhulst: A Pedagogical and Educational Approach to the Two World Wars at the Royal Museum of the Armed Forces and of Military History in Brussels . In: Wolfgang Muchitsch (Ed.): Does War Belong in Museums? The Representation of Violence in Exhibitions (= Edition Museumsakademie Joanneum . Vol. 4). Transcript, Bielefeld 2013, ISBN 978-3-8376-2306-2 , p. 115 ff.

Web links

Commons : Musée Royal de l'Armée  - Collection of images, videos and audio files

Individual evidence

  1. Official website , accessed October 6, 2013
  2. ^ Brussels Air Museum , accessed October 6, 2013

Coordinates: 50 ° 50 ′ 30 ″  N , 4 ° 23 ′ 29 ″  E