Royal Belgium Institute of Natural Sciences
Museum of Natural Sciences, Vautier Street 29, 1000 Brussels | BELGIUM
T. +32 (0)2 627 42 11 |



The taxi trip from Brussels Zaventem airport is 30 minutes long. It is advised to use licensed taxi services offered at the airport.

Public Transport

The easiest way to go the venue by public transport from the airport is by train. The journey from Brussels Zaventem to Royal Belgium Institute of Natural Sciences is 35 minutes (train till "Brussels-Schuman" train station, followed by walk). Please check the train timetable here.

We strongly recommend to use public transport. The parking possibilities are limited in the area of the Museum and the car park is very small and accessible in priority to visitors with reduced mobility (visitors with reduced mobility are asked to contact our Security Service ( at least one day prior to your visit so that we can prepare for your arrival). Take a look at the important information for car and coach drivers below.

Find your way to the Museum by public transport (Belgian Rail, STIB/MIVB, TEC and De Lijn) with


Brussels-Luxembourg station is a five-minute walk from the museum (see the “Admissions” section above for details on Discovery Tickets)

Bus 38 or 95 to “Idalie” or “Luxembourg” bus stops which are a five-minute walk from the museum
Bus 34 or 80 to “Museum” bus stop, opposite the museum

Line 1 or 5 to “Maelbeek/Maalbeek” station, a ten-minute walk from the museum
Line 2 or 6 to “Trône/Troon” station, a ten-minute walk from the museum

There are several Villo! bike rental stations near the museum. The nearest, station no. 102, is located just outside the Museum, at the base of the outside staircase, facing 229-233 Chaussée de Wavre.

More information
For more information, please see the following websites:

Partial closing of Wiertz Street

The part of Wiertz Street near the European Parliament is closed for vehicles. As a consequence there is no direct connection anymore between Belliard Street and the Museum. You can reach us via Chaussée de Wavre.

Parking lots nearby

  • Parking Forte Dei Marmi: Avenue du Maelbeek 61, 1040 Etterbeek
  • Parking Jourdan: Place Jourdan 1, 1040 Etterbeek
  • Parking Tulipe: Rue de la Tulipe 39a, 1050 Ixelles
  • Parking des 2 Portes (Porte de Namur): Boulevard de Waterloo 2, 1000 Brussels


Info about remote connection will be provided to delegates closer to the date of the event


There are hotels on walking distance from Royal Belgium Institute of Natural Sciences. For accommodation preferences, we kindly invite you to use the standard booking channels to find a suitable option for your needs.