Musée Antoine Wiertz
If you're into the shocking or nasty, this museum may appeal. Antoine Wiertz (1806–65) was a Brussels artist bent on painting giant...
Steep-sloping Parc Léopold was Brussels Zoo until 1880 and now forms an unexpectedly pleasant oasis, hidden away just behind the EU...
Musée des Sciences Naturelles
Thought-provoking and highly interactive, this museum has far more than the usual selection of stuffed animals. But the undoubted...
At this old-fashioned, classic Belgian bar, beer is most definitely the main attraction. You can buy your chips from Maison Antoine,...
Brussels can be divided into two kinds of people: not French- and Dutch-speaking, or locals and expats, but rather those who swear by...
Rue Wiertz 43 · interesting places nearby
EU Parliament information
Inside this decidedly dated blue-glass building (completed only just over a decade ago) political junkies can sit in on a parliamentary session in the huge debating chamber known as the hemicycle, or tour it when parliament’s not sitting. Tours (using multilingual headphones) start at the visitor centre, attached to the Paul-Henri Spaak section of the parliament.