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'Salon 1910': the new historical zone of Autoworld

Did you know …

  • that the magnificent building that houses Autoworld since more than 30 years welcomed the first ever Motor and Cycle Show? It was from 1902 through to 1934, when the halls housing the present Musées de l’Automobile et de l’Air were joined. (at that time the Esplanade did not exist).
  • that the cars were tailor-made to order – somewhat similar to designer clothes? The future owner would purchase a chassis from the car brand and then call on a coachbuilder and together with him define the bodywork.

Did you know …that the magnificent building that houses Autoworld since more than 30 years welcomed the first ever Motor and Cycle Show? It was from 1902 through (...)


2019-05-03

Bentley 100 Years: from 04 May until 16 June 2019

This is the first centenarian we are celebrating this year, and with this in mind we have neither skimped on the quality nor the quantity, while taking into account that it is an exhibition as being a part of “… in the Spotlight”, in other words the cars are displayed in the three temporary exhibition zones in the heart of the museum.
  

This is the first centenarian we are celebrating this year, and with this in mind we have neither skimped on the quality nor the quantity, while taking into account (...)


2019-05-02

Cycling Legends: from 20 June until 25 August 2019

Just this once won’t hurt. This summer the Tour de France will set-off from Brussels!To celebrate the event, Autoworld is organising, in parallel with the exhibition celebrating the hundredth anniversary of the French make Citroën, a truly unique retrospective of the history of cycling since its beginnings in 1819.

Just this once won’t hurt. This summer the Tour de France will set-off from Brussels!To celebrate the event, Autoworld is organising, in parallel with the exhibition (...)


2019-05-02

Citroën 100 Years: from 27 June until 03 September 2019

Second centenarian that Autoworld is celebrating this year: Citroën!  The make bearing the chevron logo, designer of the legendary “Traction” and the unmissable “2 CV”. During this large summer exhibition, organized in collaboration with Citroën and Citroën Club Belgium, more than 50 historic cars will be exhibited.A large historical fresco will be on hand from private collections and the Conservatoire Citroën de Paris,  taking in the most emblematic cars as also several spectacular vehicles. 

Second centenarian that Autoworld is celebrating this year: Citroën!  The make bearing the chevron logo, designer of the legendary “Traction (...)


2019-05-02

Upgrade audioguides

We are delighted to inform you that our audioguides received a substantial upgrade with historical footage and videos from Jacky Ickx, Yvan Mahy, Louis de Fabribeckers and Lowie Vermeersch.
 

We are delighted to inform you that our audioguides received a substantial upgrade with historical footage and videos from Jacky Ickx, Yvan Mahy,& (...)


2019-04-30

More than 300 MINI's on the MINI-Parade of 22 April

24°C. This was the temperature prevailing on the Esplanade du Cinquantenaire on the day of the MINI-Parade. It is no wonder a huge crowd of more than 1000 people was on hand to admire the near on 300 MINI cars which had registered for this convivial gathering before leaving on their drive through the streets of the Capital. Here a few souvenir photos and a video for all those who were there… or not.

24°C. This was the temperature prevailing on the Esplanade du Cinquantenaire on the day of the MINI-Parade. It is no wonder a huge crowd of more than 1000 people (...)


2019-04-22

Treasure hunt for kids

Take part in a Treasure Hunt with your children. Ask for the form at Reception and help your children answer the various questions. The answers can be found in the museum. Each answer corresponds to a number and, together, the numbers form a code which, if correct, will open the lock on the Chest containing a great prize!

Take part in a Treasure Hunt with your children. Ask for the form at Reception and help your children answer the various questions. The answers can be found in (...)


2018-04-09

Tripadvisor and Get Your Guide: 4.5/5

Visitors love our museum! They show it by recording their appreciation on the tourist rating sites. It is worth noting that Autoworld was rated 4.5/5 on Tripadvisor and Get your Guide.An excellent result!

Visitors love our museum! They show it by recording their appreciation on the tourist rating sites. It is worth noting that Autoworld was rated 4.5/5 on Tripadvisor (...)


2018-02-08

'Exhibitions' or 'Cars in the spotlight: what's the difference?

The exhibitions held by Autoworld in the course of the year are not all of the same order of magnitude. This is why we have decided to use two different names from now on for large and small exhibitions, so that visitors know exactly what to expect when they plan a visit to Autoworld.  

The exhibitions held by Autoworld in the course of the year are not all of the same order of magnitude. This is why we have decided to use two different names (...)


2016-02-02

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