9-12 years

Exhibition: The Grand Place to be

From October 4, 2018

Guided tour

Themes:  the development of the market square  in the Middle Ages - the square's appearance from the Middle Ages to the 17th century – the main buildings:  The Hôtel de Ville (Town Hall) and the Maison du Roi (King’s House) – the bombardment by Louis XIV's troops in 1695 – the reconstruction of the houses at the end of the 17th century and the start of the 18th century – The deterioration of the square before its renovation between 1850-1920. 19th century – The most recent restoration campaigns and listing by UNESCO  

Duration: +/- 1 hour
Price: €50 per group


FOLLOW-THE-TRAIL-GAME: Discovering the Brussels City Museum

The 9- to 12-year-olds are given a game booklet adapted to their age, and go through the museum answering amusing questions that help them amass a wealth of information on the King’s House building, the city’s development, the River Senne, the canal and the fountains, as well as Manneken-Pis of course.
The teacher or accompanying adult is given a specific booklet containing the answers as well as useful additional information.
Length of visit  : +/- 2h
Prices: € 1.50 per child / Adult booklet(pdf): € 0.50

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