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
GUIDED TOUR: Brussels - the fascinating development of a city
In which children will explore the evolution of Brussels down the centuries. They will learn all about key moments in its history: its medieval origins, the two defensive walls which once encircled the city, the spectacular fire of 1695, how little outlying villages became incorporated into the city and the vaulting of the River Senne. To top off the visit, they will be introduced to Manneken-Pis and hear his story!
Prices: € 50 by group
THE GRAND PLACE TO BE
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 by group