Cinquantenaire Museum

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Cinquantenaire Museum
Musée du Cinquantenaire / Jubelpark Museum
Park of the Cinquantenaire - Royal Museums of Art and History, Brussels, 2010 (HDR 2).jpg
Front of the museum (2010)
Cinquantenaire Museum is located in Brussels
Cinquantenaire Museum
Location within Brussels
Location Cinquantenaire Park 10
Brussels B-1000
Coordinates 50°50′21″N 4°23′31″E / 50.83903°N 4.39187°E / 50.83903; 4.39187
Type Art, ethnology, history
Public transit access Schuman and Merode station

The Cinquantenaire Museum (French: Musée du Cinquantenaire, Dutch: Jubelpark museum) is located in the Jubelpark(Cinquantenaire park) in Brussels, Belgium. It is part of the Royal Museums for Art and History, which is a Belgian federal institute of the Belgian Federal Science Policy Office (BELSPO). It is one of the largest museums in Europe.


The collection of the museum is divided into four parts:

National archaeology[edit]

Large collection which dates between prehistory to the Merovingian period (751 AD) Collection of antiquity


Collection houses early art from ancient Egypt, Greece and Rome. Many important and impressive remains from Apamea, Syria, including part of the Great Colonnade and outstanding mosaic floors are on view. The Roman collection also includes a large scale model of the city of Rome during the 4th century AD.

Non-European civilisations[edit]

Important collections of artefacts from Asian countries, such as China, Japan, Korea, Southeast Asia, and the Americas (showing pre-Columbian civilisations and contemporary societies) and Oceania (particularly Easter Island) and the Islamic world.

European decorative arts[edit]

Fine arts from the Middle Ages to the 20th century showing


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Coordinates: 50°50′21″N 4°23′31″E / 50.83903°N 4.39187°E / 50.83903; 4.39187