- Do & See
- To see
- Monuments & sites
Built for the 1958 World Exhibition, the Atomium is shaped on the model of an elementary iron crystal enlarged 165 billion times.
Beyond surreal walks through tubes and spheres, the Atomium houses a permanent exhibition about its history as well temporary exhibitions for a broad public (sciences, design, society).
The upper sphere offers unique and spectacular views across the city skyline.
At night, 2970 lights offer a fairy dimension to the 102m high building. The panoramic restaurant is daily open until 11pm.
Audio-guides (in the 27 official languages of the European Union, plus turkish, russian, chinese, arabic and hebrew) as well video-guides (International Signs and written english) are for hire (€2).
Combined tickets Atomium + Mini-Europe (200m from the Atomium) available.
Metro Station Heyzel / Heisel (line 6): 300m.
Tourist bus (hop on / hop off) stop: 20m.
Tel : +32 2 475 47 75
Fax : +32 2 475 47 79
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