Practical information

Dates and opening hours

  • Friday 15 October 2021 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
  • Saturday 16 October 2021 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
  • Sunday 17 October 2021 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m

Booking

FREE ENTRY FOR ALL, WITH PRIOR RESERVATION

In order to manage access to the I Love Science Festival in line with the current COVID-19 regulations, visitors need to register free of charge and select a time slot in advance for each activity.

When booking, a ticket is generated. The ticket is requested at the entrance and exit, so please keep it with you during your entire visit.

The number of places is limited.

The ticket gives visitors access for the duration of the reserved time slot.

Book your visit to the I Love Science Festival

We remind you that you are required to respect the organisation's COVID-19 regulations. These are based on the governmental measures in force at the time of the event. Before coming to the event, please check the COVID-19 regulations section for any changes to the protocols.

School groups must book their time slot via the ticketing office.

If you have any questions, please send an e-mail to ilovescience@visit.brussels

How to get there

Brussels Expo (Palais 11) - Avenue de Miramar, entrance D1 - 1020 Brussels

By public transport

  • Metro: Line 6 direction Roi Baudouin - stop Heysel
  • STIB bus: Buses 88 and 84 direction Heysel - stop Heysel
  • Tram: Tram 7 direction Heysel - stop Heysel

By train

To reach Brussels Expo from Brussels South Station, take metro line 6, direction Roi Baudouin, and get off at Heysel station.  This journey takes about 15 minutes.

From Brussels Central station, take metro line 5 towards Erasmus or line 1 towards Gare de l'Ouest.  At Beekkant station, take line 6 towards Roi Baudouin station and get off at Heysel station. This journey takes about 20 minutes.

By car

  • Coming from Antwerp (E19), Namur (E411) or Liège (E40): take the RO ring road in the direction of Ghent-Ostend (E40). Take exit 7A and follow the ‘Expo’ signs.
  • Coming from Ghent (E40) or Mons/Charleroi (E19): take the RO ring road in the direction of Zaventem-Namur/Namen.  Take exit 7A and follow the ‘Expo’ signs.
  • Coming from Antwerp-Boom (A12): take the RO ring road in the direction of Ghent- Ostend (E40) - Mons/Bergen-Charleroi (E19).    Take exit 7A and follow the ‘Expo’ signs.

Parking

Brussels Expo offers more than 12,000 parking spaces.  The paying car parks are easily accessible and located in the immediate vicinity of the various halls.   

The B, T and M car parks are automated and accessible 24/7.    

Bicycle parking

On the Brussels Expo site, there are plenty of bicycle parking facilities.Bicycle parking facilities will be available on Avenue de Miramar in front of Palais 11 (in car park E at entrance D1).

Mobility - Accessibility

We are doing our utmost to make the event accessible to persons with reduced mobility. Brussels Expo has many access points for persons with disabilities. Adapted entrances and lifts make it easy to get around.

A car park will be available for persons with reduced mobility on Avenue de Miramar in front of Palais 11 (in car park E at entrance D1).

Catering

There will be a catering area offering light refreshments at the festival site, in compliance with the COVID-19 regulations in force.

Cloakroom

A cloakroom will be available on the festival site against a fee, COVID-19 regulations permitting.