Musical Instruments Museum (MIM), Brussels

4.2
#2 of 88 in Museums in Brussels
With a massive collection of musical instruments, Musical Instruments Museum (MIM) caters to musicians and music lovers. You can explore Belgium's musical history, European musical traditions, and non-European instruments, all of which are organized on four floors. Visit the basement for an exhibit on mechanical instruments, including clocks and bells and a componium--a 19th-century instrument that can create an infinite variety of music. The next level displays traditional instruments from around the world. Continue up for an exhibit of string and keyboard instruments. The top floor is dedicated to Adolphe Sax, a Brussels musician who invented the saxophone. To visit Musical Instruments Museum (MIM) and other attractions in Brussels, use our Brussels journey builder .
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  • I did not see the museum, but I was impressed by the beautiful wrought iron building. So I entered and, for free, you can climb to the top of the tenth floor using a beautiful liberty lift that runs the iron stairs. At the top there is a beautiful view from the beautiful stained glass window.
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  • I’d really class MIMA as good, not very good, but I think they’re trying to make this area more up and coming and it feels as if it’s getting there bit by bit. The works were interesting on the first ...  more »
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  • It is a super interesting museum. Absolutely a must see if you are in Brussels. The museum is on 4 floors in a magnificent building. You can see so many musical instruments, from the most modern and common to the more traditional and ancient. The audio guide is a must, without it the experience is not as satisfying.
  • Wonderful museum.... A huge selection of instruments of all kinds.,. Well worth a visit... Finish up with an Orval in the top floor Cafe with views over the city...
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