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  • A typical visit to the Museum of Illusions lasts at least 1 hour. This depends on the pace you set. You’ll need about an hour to experience and understand each illusion. For the more adventurous we also have brain teaser games to solve, which can take from 30 minutes to an hour.

  • There are two ways to book tickets for the Museum of Illusions Brussels: online and on site.

    For online bookings, purchase tickets directly at this link:

    For on-site reservations, please go to the Museum of Illusions reception desk. Please note that we are cashless: we only accept cards at the museum (no cash).


    We recommend booking online during school vacations to avoid long waits at the entrance.

  • We are part of the Brussels Card deal. Therefore, all Brussels Card holders enjoy a ticket €2 discount.

    While we’re not officially affiliated with Museum Pass, we’re delighted to extend a €2 ticket discount to all museumPASS holders.

    Articles 27 cards are not accepted by the Museum of Illusions Brussels. This discount can be only used if you buy tickets at the reception in the museum.

  • By car:

    We’re located in the heart of Brussels, between Place de la Monnaie and Place De Brouckère, next to Rue Neuve. We don’t have our own parking lot at the Museum of Illusions. Visitors arriving by car can use the nearest pay parking lots: d’Interparking La Monnaie and Interparking Écuyer.

    By Train:

    The Museum of Illusions is an 8-minute walk from Bruxelles-Centrale station.

    By Bus / Metro / Tram:

    The Museum is less than a minute’s walk from the De Brouckère stop. Use the following public transport lines (STIB network):

    Métro: 1 and 5

    Tram: 3 and 4

    Bus: 29, 46, 71, 88, 89

  • Yes, the Museum of Illusions Brussels aims to be inclusive and ensures that the museum is as accessible on two feet as it is in a wheelchair. Apart from two rooms where the floor has to be tilted for the illusion to work, the rest of the 60+ illusions are fully accessible for PRM.

    We also have an elevator providing access to the museum, and PRM toilets.

  • Food and drinks are not permitted inside the museum with the exception of bottled water.

  • For group visits, please send an e-mail to, clearly indicating the number of people in the group and the desired date.

    Please send an email at least 15 days before the visit.

  • At the Museum of Illusions Brussels, you’ll find explanations of each illusion in French, Dutch, English and German.

    Our staff and guides speak French, Dutch and English.

  • Dogs are welcome at the museum, provided they do not interfere with other visitors. Dogs should remain on a leash or in their owner’s arms. We do not recommend pets in rooms that may play with their sense of perception (Gravity Room & Vortex).