Cultural Activities

The Museum organises a large variety of cultural activities, why not get involved?

Kids Day (photo: Jane Goodall Institute Belgium)
Target Audiences:
Kids, Families

The Jane Goodall Institute Belgium organises free activities in connection with the exhibition MONKEYS every third Sunday of the month (except July and August) at the Museum. Usual admission fees for the exhibitions

Information and workshop with the Jane Goodall Institute Belgium

Discover the conservation work the Jane Goodall Institute does with chimpanzees and what you can do from home. Try out the quiz!

  • 10:00 > 18:00
  • Free

Become an ape!  Live like a bonobo, a chimpanzee or a gorilla. (from 8 to 12 years old)

  • Information and advance booking via email at (possibility to do the workshop in English if sufficient number of children enrolled beforehand)
  • NL 14:00 > 15:30
  • FR 15:45  >17:15
  • Free
18 March 2018, 15 April 2018, 20 May 2018, 17 June 2018
10:00 to 18:00
Entry Fees: 

Free activities

Museum Night Fever 2018
Target Audiences:

On Saturday 3 March 2018, from 19:00 to 02:00, we celebrate the 11th edition of Museum Night Fever. 27 Brussels museums get out of their comfort zone! This year, our Museum chose the theme ‘Mother Nature Fever’. Enjoy a whirlwind of dance representing the four elements of nature, follow the guide on a trip through 250 years of Natural Sciences in a special sign language, take part in the creation of a collective herbarium and listen to tales about city animals. Don't miss Museum Night Fever!

The Four Elements

The dancers of the company Comme une Évidanse will take you on a journey through the four elements of Nature – water, earth, air and fire – in a performance that combines various dancing styles: contemporary or hip-hop, mesmerizing or tempestuous, etc.

19.00 > 19.15

20.15 > 20.30

21.30 < 21.45

22.45 > 23.00

00.00 > 00.15

01.15 > 01.30


Become a botanist with artist Laura Cascone and draw figures on canvas inspired by the morphology and tones of leaves and plants. Contribute to the installation of a creative herbarium, especially conceived for the Museum of Natural Sciences.

19.00 > 20.00

21.00 > 22.00

23.30 > 00.30

Silent Stories 

Passe Muraille invites you to listen to stories in a different way. Discover tales told in gestures, mimes and sign language. The animator will take you on a silent trip through 250 years of Natural Sciences.

19.15 > 19.45

20.30 > 21.00

21.45 > 22.15

23.00 > 23.30

00.15 > 00.45

01.30 > 01.45

An Urban Sound Trip 

Perrine, Arnaud and Pierre take you on a sound trip across the city, an interactive voyage scattered with melodies that enchant our souls. A little jewel for children of all ages! (performance in French) 

19.45 > 20.15

21.00 > 21.30

22.15 > 22.45

23.30 > 00.00

00.45 > 01.15

01.30 > 02.00


Practical information

  • The 27 museums open their doors from 19.00 until 02.00 (afterparty at Zodiak 00.00-07.00)
  • A simple pass (access to all 27 museums + buses) costs 11€ in pre-sale and 15€ on the day itself.
  • A combi pass (access to all 27 museums + buses + afterparty) costs 19€ in pre-sale and 23€ on the day itself.
  • Free STIB shuttle buses between the different museums from 19.00 until 22.00 and on the Tram 92 between Place Royale and Schaerbeek Station (Botanique & Train World). Your MNF ticket also gives you free access to the Noctis buses (0am- 3am, buses depart from Central Station).
  • A detailed programme of all participating museums + ticket sale on
  • Keep your wristband, it is serves as a free ticket for one of the participating museums until 31 March 2018.
03 March 2018 to 04 March 2018
19:00 to 02:00

Guided tours during lunch time (every 3rd thursday of the month). Only in Dutch

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