|Musée du Cinquantenaire/Jubelpark museum|
Front of the museum (2010)
Location within Brussels
Cinquantenaire Park 10|
|Coordinates||50°50′21″N 4°23′31″E / 50.83903°N 4.39187°E|
|Type||Art, Ethnology and History museum|
|Public transit access||Schuman and Merode station|
The Cinquantenaire Museum (French: Musée du Cinquantenaire, Dutch: Jubelpark museum) is located in the Cinquantenaire park in Brussels, Belgium. It is part of the Royal Museums for Art and History, which is a Belgian federal institute of the Belgian Federal Science Policy Office (BELSPO). It is one of the largest museums in Europe.
The collection of the museum is divided into four parts:
- The Collection of national archaeology which dates between prehistory to the Merovingian period (751 AD)
- The Collection of antiquity with collections from the ancient Near East, Egypt, Greece and Rome. The Roman collection includes a large scale model of the city of Rome during the 4th century AD.
- The Collection of non-European civilisations with collections of artefacts from Asian countries, such as China, Japan, Korea, Southeast Asia, and the Americas (showing pre-Columbian civilisations and contemporary societies) and Oceania (particularly Easter Island) and the Islamic world.
- The Collection of European decorative arts from the Middle Ages to the 20th century showing sculptures, furniture, tapestries, textiles, costumes, lace, ceramics, metals, glassware, old vehicles, photographic and cinematographic equipment, etc.
- Classical Greece and Rome gallery
- Roman mosaic depicting a hunting scene.
- Easter Island Statue
- Native American Totem pole
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