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Heritage day 2019 celebrates craftmanship

The museum of the National Bank of Belgium will be exceptionally open on Sunday 28 April for the 19th edition of Heritage Day. Each year on Heritage Day, museums, archives, documentation centres, libraries and heritage centres all over Flanders and Brussels can be visited free of charge. The 2019 edition is fully dedicated to craftmanship […]

Follow Emma’s easter egg trail in the NBBmuseum

Come with your family, -grandparents, parents, brothers and sisters, nephews and nieces, friends and classmates- and join us on a quest for the hidden easter eggs of Emma. Emma was a well esteemed customer at the bank where the new museum is now located. Unfortunately she has forgotten the code of her locker at the […]

The 500 BEF van Orley note

From 20 February to 26 May 2019 BOZAR is holding the exhibition ‘Bernard van Orley. Brussels and the Renaissance’. This provides us with an excellent opportunity to take a closer look at the 500 Belgian franc note, which shows a portrait of this 16th century Brussels artist. The 500 franc note, which was printed from […]

Museum Night Fever 2019

In need of some peace and quiet in between your hectic Museum Night visits? Plan a little visit to the museum of the National Bank of Belgium and get carried away by the sound and light show in the magnificent 19th century building. Light artist Yohan Meola proposes ‘Le Foyer’, an interactive installation created from […]