COVID-19 measures

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WHAT CAN I SEE/ DO AT THE ROYAL MUSEUMS OF FINE ARTS OF BELGIUM?

  • Fin-de-Siècle Museum: Ensor, Khnopff, Spilliaert, Horta, Rodin, Gauguin, Boch, Bonnard, … : over 120 artists await your visit at the Fin-de-Siècle Museum! Immerse yourself into the heart of the dazzling atmosphere of 1900 Brussels with its diverse artistic movements and disciplines – from impressionism to Art Nouveau, from fine arts to opera.

  • Magritte Museum: the world's largest collection of the famous surrealist artist! Dive into the poetic and mysterious universe of René Magritte by exploring his paintings, gouaches, drawings, sculptures and painted objects, as well as his advertising posters, musical scores, photographs and films!   

  • Magritte Shop: offers a large selection of books about Magritte and his contemporaries, but also posters, postcards and original gift ideas.

  • Museum Shop: one of the most beautiful art book stores in Brussels.

  • The library, the Archives of the RMFAB and the Archives of Contemporary Art in Belgium are accessible by appointment with limited service.


Opening soon:

We are preparing a step-by-step reopening of the Old Masters Museum, Wiertz Museum, Meunier Museum always keeping an eye on the safety of both our visitors and staff.

from 26 March to 15 October 2021:
- the Old Masters Museum is temporarily inaccessible. Explore the collection virtually thanks to our free online resources.
- the Fin-de-Siècle Museum reopens its four exhibition floors.

 

HOW DO I BUY A TICKET?

We kindly ask visitors to buy their tickets online (especially on weekends) to ensure a comfortable visit. You can find our webshop here. In case you can't buy tickets online, please contact our reservation desk to complete your booking via mail or phone (+32 (0)2 508 33 33) [mon - fri; 9:30 > 16:00].

Free tickets and tickets with specific discounts can only be obtained at the ticket counter. Thank you for your understanding.
The following fares are available online: adults; seniors; students; disabled persons (and accompanying person) and teachers.

We have decided to use a (strict) timeslot system during this period, in order to safely spread visitors throughout the day. You can start your museum visit up to one hour after the chosen timeslot. We kindly ask you to respect your slot as much as possible.

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which MEASURES SHOULD I follow DURING MY VISIT?

In order to ensure a safe and pleasant visit for everyone, we ask visitors to observe the following measures:

  • We will introduce a quota per hour to spread the number of visitors safely throughout the day. If you buy a ticket online, you will be asked to choose a timeslot. You can start your visit up to one hour after this. Please respect your chosen timeslot.
  • one-way circuit through the museum will be outlined. Please stick to the trail.
  • Inside the museum, the rules of social distancing should be applied. We therefore ask visitors to keep a distance of at least 1.5 metres.
  • In order to reduce the risk of contamination, it is mandatory to wear a face mask during your visit. This applies to all visitor over the age of 12.
  • Depending on the size of the rooms, more or less people will be admitted simulatneously. The allowed number will always be indicated at the entrance of each room.
  • Out of concern for both visitors and staff, we currently only accept payment by card  at the ticket desk.
  • Visitors can use the lockers in the cloakroom. These will always be disinfected after use.
  • A light security check will be carried out upon entry. The security guards will not touch the visitor's belongings.
  • We kindly ask you to travel as lightly as possible. Large bags and trolleys will be refused at the entrance; handbags and small backpacks will be allowed when stored in the cloakroom.
  • The public sanitary facilities and other sensitive areas (handles, doors) will be cleaned on a regular basis.
  • Disinfection gel and wipes are available at the e-ticket counters, cash registers and the museum shop.

In addition to these special measures, our visitor regulations continue to apply.

Can I book a guided tour?

Due to current COVID-19 restrictions, all guided tours are currently suspended. As soon as the government loosens the measures, you will be able to enjoy our guided tours again.

 

WHAT ELSE CAN I DO?

Protect yourself and others:

  • Stay at home, especially if you're sick.
  • Wash your hands often with soap and water.
  • Keep a distance of at least 1.5 metres when you are outside.
  • Limit your physical social contacts.
  • Wear a mouth mask on public transport and in busy public spaces.
  • Use a new paper handkerchief each time and throw it away in a closed garbage can.
  • No handkerchief? cough or sneeze on the inside of your elbow.

For more information about the COVID-19 virus and prevention measures, go to www.info-coronavirus.be.

 

DOES THE MUSEUM RECEIVE VISITORS WITH REDUCED MOBILITY?

Yes, the museum also welcomes visitors with reduced mobility.

  • You can use the entrance Regentschapsstraat 1A (please call here).
  • It is possible to borrow a wheelchair on site. These are always fully disinfected after each use.
  • If you would like to inform us about your visit in advance, you can do so via info@fine-arts-museum.be