Museum Night Fever gave people the opportunity to visit 23 different museums between 7 p.m. yesterday and 1 a.m. last night. There were special guided tours, concerts and workshops. 3 museums took part for the first time: the Museum of Letters and Manuscripts, the Parlementarium (the European Parliament visitor centre) and CINEMATEK.
The BELvue Museum (7,700 visitors), the Bozar (5,000), the Museum for Fine Arts (4,600) , the Archaeological Site of the Coudenberg (3,500), Autoworld and the Musical Instruments Museum (2,900) were the most popular places yesterday evening.
Mr Van der Gheynst adds that 70 percent of the visitors were under 35 years of age. The after party at Bulex attracted a crowd of 4,000.