Kinder & Familie

  • Das AfricaMuseum folgt den COVID-Richtlinien des Bundes und begrüßt sowohl Einzelbesucher als auch Gruppen von Personen, die im selben Haushalt leben, mit ihrem "Kuschelkontakt". 
  • Tickets können nur über die Website des AfrikaMuseums erworben werden. Bei Fragen zum Kauf von Tickets auf der Website wenden Sie sich bitte an die Abteilung Welcome & Reservations, entweder per E-Mail ( oder per Telefon (02 769 52 00).
  • Die Auswahl eines Zeitfensters ist beim Kauf eines Online-Tickets obligatorisch. Innerhalb dieses Zeitfensters können die Besucher am Eingang oder an der Kasse einchecken. Die Dauer des Besuchs selbst ist zeitlich nicht begrenzt.
  • Gruppen von Kindern (max. 10) bis 12 Jahre können an einer interaktiven Führung, einer allgemeinen Führung, dem Workshop Muziki, dem Workshop Growing up oder einem Geburtstagsworkshop teilnehmen. 
  • Für Einzelbesucher ab 12 Jahren sind Führungen weiterhin erlaubt, ebenso für im gleichen Haushalt lebende Personen mit "Kuschelkontakt".
  • Ab dem 10. Lebensjahr sind Mundschutzmasken Pflicht.

The AfricaMuseum is a fascinating place for young and old alike. Every effort is made to welcome and assist families during their visit.

The admission in free under 18s.



WATOTO Activity booklet for kids
6-8 year

In French or Dutch, at the entrance desk: 2 €

WATOTO Activity booklet for kids
9-12 year

In French or Dutch, at the entrance desk: 2 €

MABELÉ Activity booklet for kids
6-8 year

In French or Dutch, at the entrance desk: 2 €

MABELÉ Activity booklet for kids
9-12 jaar

In French or Dutch, at the entrance desk: 2 €


Birthday workshop

Celebrate your birthday to the rhythm of the African rumba! 

During this vibrant workshop, you and your group will sing, dance and play along a route through several African societies.

A search through the museum’s galleries will introduce you to the little thumb piano, the bow harp and the slit drum, as well as swinging rumba dancers, drum orchestras and much, much more. 

Back in our miniature concert hall, you will join a professional musician for an amazing jam session filled with musical stories, dance and music!  

Practical information:

  • reservation required
  • duration: 1h30
  • audience: kids 7-12 year
  • participants: 9 kids max. + 1 adult (with face mask)
  • language: in French, Dutch and English
  • price: 140 €


AfricaMuseumQuest: game in the permanent exhibition

Interactive game throughout the different rooms of the museum.


Cycling package from the Atomium to the AfricaMuseum

In July and August.


Family-friendly experience

At the reception you will receive a floor plan showing all the highlights for children: 

  • musical instruments to try
  • crafts corner
  • rumba corner
  • games on touchscreens
  • Virtual Reality experience (8 years old and up, with parental supervision)
  • and more

Temporarily unavailable due to health measures:
In the museum our animals are on open displays. Please do not touch the animals. The floor plan shows you where you can feel different animal skins. 

If you want to prepare your visit, download the floor plan

In Tervuren, enjoy the beautiful park as well. A short walk through the park leads you and the children to a beautiful large playground on the outskirts of the town.


Duration of the visit

The museum's floor area has doubled after the renovation, so allow at least 2 hours for a visit.


Eating and drinking in the museum

There are several spots where you can have something to eat or drink.

  • Coffee corner:
    • During weekends, you can enjoy here a sandwich or soup; on weekdays, drinks and healthy snacks can be purchased from a vending machine. 
    • You can also eat your own snacks in the coffee corner.
    • A microwave oven for warming baby food is available.
  • Tembo, the museum restaurant:
    • Tembo has a nice play area for children.
    • Tembo offers a special children's menu.
      It is advisable to book in advance in Tembo!
  • Picnic room
    • Do you prefer to bring your own picnic? You can! 
    • When the weather is nice, the park is ideal for a pleasant picnic.
    • In rainy weather and on weekends, our picnic room at level -2 is open. 


Tailor-made facilities

  • Handrails at child's height.
  • Low toilets (in the new building).
  • Changing tables for babies.
  • Breastfeeding area: at level -2 of the museum, with changing tables for babies, armchair and screens.


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