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Handwritten geologic map of Spa by Jean-Marc Marion (2016).
18/07/2016

RBINS maps the history of Belgian geology at Cartographiae in the Royal Palace

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Jonas Van Boxel

Three original geological maps from our Institute, by different generations of Belgian geologists, are part of the summer exposition Cartographiae at the Royal Palace.

Action Big Mouth / Grote Muilen / Grandes Gueules
14/07/2016

A Big Mouth? Me?

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Reinout Verbeke

This summer, become our “Big Mouth Ambassador” in a snap!

The T.rex, the mosasaurs, the Neanderthal of Spy, the tiger, the wolf, ... Our halls and galleries are full of big mouths! Come and (re-)discover them this summer: become their ambassador!

The Balat-greenhouse, a masterpiece in the Botanic Garden of Meise. In front: two of our selected masterpieces for 100 Masters: the mosasaur and the thylacine (Photo: Thierry Hubin, RBINS)
24/06/2016

“Museum swap” with Botanic Garden Meise for #100Masters

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Reinout Verbeke

On June 9th we organised a “museum swap” with the Botanic Garden in Meise. We visited each other to discover the showpieces that are selected for 100 Masters.

One of our technicians preparing a foot of the Plateosaurus. (Photo: Thierry Hubin, RBINS)
21/06/2016

A Plateosaurus in our Dinosaur Gallery in 2017

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Reinout Verbeke

Our Institute has welcomed a new dinosaur: a Plateosaurus. It measures about 6.5 metres in length and has lived 210 million years ago. Plateosaurus is one of the first great dinosaurs and one of the very first “long necks”.

Our museologists Sophie Boitsios, Katelijn De Kesel and Isabelle Du Four with Dirk Bertels of Studio Louter during the award ceremony. (Photo: Museum and Heritage Awards)
23/05/2016

Gallery of Humankind Awarded Silver at the Museums and Heritage awards

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Reinout Verbeke

Our Gallery of Humankind became second in the ‘international’ category in this year’s Museums + Heritage Awards for Excellence.

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