Guided tour of the KBR museum

Six centuries ago, Brussels belonged to the rich and powerful Dukes of Burgundy. Skilled politicians and cultured patrons, they established a stirring treasure: a unique and fascinating collection of manuscripts. These masterpieces, which have survived the ravages of time and of history, have been looked after by KBR and can now be admired at the KBR museum.


Guided tour for groups

Discover the fascinating 15th century with an experienced guide. During your guided tour of the KBR museum, you will explore Europe’s medieval cultural past and learn all about the magnificent illuminated manuscripts that form the heart of the museum.

Admire the craftsmanship of the medieval miniaturists, discover what subjects were popular in medieval libraries, and unravel the symbolism in paintings and miniatures.

On the second floor of the museum, you will then enter the real treasure trove: the Library of the Dukes of Burgundy, where the manuscripts will reveal their secrets to you.

This tour, brimming with anecdotes, stories and facts, gives you more insight into a captivating chapter in European history. This guided tour is perfect for cultural groups and families.



Health measures 

The general corona measures must be applied during every activity. Wearing a mouth mask is mandatory and the distance of 1.5 meters must be respected. Within the group, a distance of at least 1.5 meters must be maintained between the subgroups that it exists of. The size of a subgroup is limited to a maximum of 8 people, not counting children under 12, or is limited to the composition of the family, if it is composed of more than 8 people. Each participant remains within their subgroup.


Practical information


  • Week: € 85 (guide) + € 8 /person (museum ticket)
  • Weekend: € 95 (guide) + € 8 /person (museum ticket)

Duration: 1h30

Number of participants: max. 10 persons per group

Available languages: English, French, Dutch, German and Spanish

Reservation: please reserve at least 3 weeks in advance.


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