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Brussels Atomium Admission Ticket

Brussels Atomium Admission Ticket

From US$ 18.10 per person

Visit this icon of Brussels and Belgium and a creation that’s unique in the history of architecture. The emblematic vestige of the World’s Fair in Brussels in 1958, the Atomium is the most popular attraction in Europe's capital city.

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  • Take in 360-degree panoramic views over Brussels
  • See the permanent exhibition about the history of this unique monument
  • Visit a temporary exhibition on Science, Progress, and the Future
Full description
The Atomium symbolizes an iron crystal, magnified 165 billion times, referring to the power of nuclear energy that in 1958 was intended for peaceful use. Today it carries on the debate of 1958: What kind of future do we want for tomorrow? It was not intended that the Atomium survive beyond the 1958 World Fair but its popularity soon made it a key landmark, first in Brussels, and then internationally. It has become one of the icons of Brussels, and since its inspired restoration in 2006, it is referred to as the most Belgian of monuments. The panorama alone is worth a trip to the Atomium. Thanks to its location on a naturally elevated plateau on the outskirts of town, the Atomium offers the only true 360-degree panoramic view of the 19 municipalities of Brussels. Themes such as Science, Progress, and the Future, still as relevant today as they were a half century ago, are covered by a number of temporary exhibitions throughout the year. The permanent exhibition, Atomium, tells the history of this pavilion. At 95 meters above ground in the top sphere of the monument, the Atomium Restaurant offers an extraordinary experience. Whether you choose Belgian specialties or seasonal dishes, Alexandre Masson revisits tradition, with the clouds at hand.
  • Admission to the spheres (including the temporary exhibition and the permanent exhibition)
  • Meals and drinks
  • Guided tour
  • Souvenirs, gifts, pictures
Covid-19 precautions

You must book this activity online because the ticket office is closed

Safety measures in place
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask
  • You will receive a mandatory temperature check
  • All participants who are over 16 years old must present one of the following: proof of full vaccination administered at least 14 days ago, proof of a Covid-19 infection within the last 6 months (must be recovered for more than 10 days), a negative PCR test taken no more than 72 hours before the activity starts, or a negative antigen taken no more than 48 hours before the activity starts
  • All participants must also bring a valid form of ID (e.g. passport, driver's license, identity card, student card, etc)

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Meeting point

Ticketing pavilion, Atomium

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Important information

Know before you go

  • The children's sphere is only accessible to schools and by reservation only
  • Apart from the upper sphere, which is accessible by lift, the rest of the Atomium is not easy to access for people with restricted mobility, and unfortunately it is not suitable for wheelchairs
  • There are 80 steps to walk up and 167 steps to walk down, and it is impossible to avoid this
  •  From January 13-26, 2020, there is maintenance work at the Atomium
  •  You are advised to visit when the attraction opens and to avoid peak time (between 11:00 AM and 3:00 PM) when there is a large influx of visitors
  • After 5:00 PM the flow of visitors tends to reduce
  • During the holiday periods, the attraction can be very crowded which can cause longer waiting times
  •  You are invited to check the local operator's Facebook and Google pages which shows the number of visitors in real time
  • Due to the COVID pandemic, your admission time may be somewhat delayed due to slower lines for the elevator
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This was the highlight of our trip to Brussels! Highly recommend. The building itself is such a marvel and very impressive. This ticket also gives you access to the museum of design, which is just close by. I didn't know when I bought it and it was a nice surprise when I got there. :)

December 3, 2021

Very easy and fast to get the tickets with GetYourGuide. You can book a specific time and then you can skip the queue (in my case, that meant saving about 45min). The Atomium is a spectacular building from the 1950's and it holds many expositions about itself and the International Exposition from 1958. Really worth it

November 9, 2021

The travelers should really come on time even earlier on the time of opening because it would have a lot of people falling in line. They should have their photo with their professional photographer upon entering the place.And they should go first on the top of Atomium to enjoy the beautiful panoramic of Brussels while having their breakfast in their small restaurant. Then they can proceed to the lower floor of Atomium, going up to other floors while knowing the history of the place. Don't forget to get their photos ang key chains as a Souvenir upon exiting Atomium. God bless you!

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November 2, 2021

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