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Brussels with children

Brussels is a city that loves children and families. They’ll find so many things to do.

Kids in tow!

There are lots of children’s activities in Brussels, especially designed to capture their imagination. Here are just a few.

On the website of the Brussels Museums Council you will find an overview of the special programmes and workshops for kidsExternal link offered by the Brussels museums.

Guides en calendars for children

  • KidsgazetteExternal link is a free cultural quarterly calendar for Brussels children aged 0 to 12 years old.
  • The website of ideji asbl, Le Kid (FR)External link, provides the list of all workshops for children aged 2 to 18 years old.
  • jonginbrussel.beExternal link is an initiative of the youth service of the Flemish Community Commission (VGC). The website gives an overview (by theme or location) of the Dutch-speaking leisure activities for young people in Brussels.

The page over child care also provides information about leisure activities for children.

Brussels with the family

The website of also gives an overview of activitiesExternal link and attractionsExternal link for children.

Easy on the pocket

Most attractions and museums have reduced prices for children. Visit the individual websites for up-to-date admission prices. Brussels also organises lots of free activities. See the pages "Brussels for free".for more details.

If you plan to criss-cross Brussels all day, you might be better off taking public transport. Children under 6 travel free on the STIB network if they are accompanied by a paying person aged 12 or more. Kids between 6 and 11 can get a free J passExternal link at STIB Bootiks.

Need a bit of downtime?

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Brussels Museums Council

Galerie du Roi, 15
1000 Brussels
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