Everything you need to know to visit Coudenberg Palace


At Coudenberg Palace, you can visit the archaeological site of the old palace of Brussels where Charles V used to live. The entrance of the museum is at BELvue, where you can learn a lot about the history of Belgium, on Place des Palais.

An underground tour of the remains of Charles V’s palace

Access

There is a lot of public transport nearby:

  • Train: via Central Station
  • Metro: via Gare Centrale, Parc, Trône or Porte de Namur
  • Tram: 92 and 93
  • Bus: 27, 38, 71 and 95

Schedule

The Coudenberg Palace is open from Tuesday to Friday, 9.30 am to 5pm, and opens later during Summer, from 10am to 6pm.

Entry fee

Free for children under 18, the entrance of the Coudenberg Palace is at €7, €6 for seniors or groups and €5 from 18-25 and unemployed.
You can visit the archaeological site and the museum with an audioguide, which costs only €3, and choose your language between French, Dutch, English, German and Spanish.

The archaeological site is big enough to avoid crowds and visit quietly the remains of Charles V’s palace.

Accessibility

The archaeological site is only partly accessible to wheelchair users. The Aula Magna and the upper part of the Rue Isabelle are not accessible. The museum part is mostly accessible, but through another entrance.

Reservation

To make your visit as comfortable as possible, we expressly request you to book your visit at least 3 days in advance:

  • By telephone: 02 500 45 54
  • By email: info@belvue.be

Coudenberg Palace

Coudenberg Palace

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