Each Saturday, Sunday and bank holidays the Brussels Planetarium does special shows and films for young children.
From the website
Show for toddlers from 4 years old
From childish tales, awaken toddlers traveling among the stars and planets. Admire the Big Dipper, friends of the zodiac and the shooting stars.
Duration: 30 min.
The show is available in French, Dutch and English at 11 am on Saturdays, Sundays, public holidays and during school holidays.
The universe through a telescope from 8 years old
What Galileo saw in his small telescope? What we see through a telescope? What will we see tomorrow? Two children discover how, through the telescope, we were able to unravel some of the secrets of the universe. During a conversation with a passionate astronomer, they will learn the history and basic principles of these optical instruments and discoveries made by big names of astronomy as Galileo, Huygens, Newton and Hubble. Watching themselves in a telescope, you can admire them accessible to all celestial objects under the starry sky. Music by the London Symphony Orchestra.
Duration: 40 min.
The show is available in French, Dutch and English at 12pm on Saturdays, Sundays, public holidays and during school holidays.
Website: http://www.planetarium.be/info_shows.php#kids or for the complete site http://www.planetarium.be/
Address: Avenue de Bouchout, 10 1020 Bruxelles
Time: 11am for the under 8 crowd, 12pm for the 8+ year old crowd
Cost: 5 Euro for children, 6 Euro for adults
Free parking for visitors
Know before you go
It’s pretty dated but can be fun if your kids are into space, stars, planets and the like.