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The Pursuit of Democracy – an Active Participatory Tour

Book your free and engaging group visit and join us in investigating democracy at the House of European History in Brussels.

Book a visit for your group that focuses on the concept of democracy and reflect about it in “slow looking” at the House of European History’s collection objects. This visit is available in English, French, German and Dutch, lasts approximately 90 minutes and is based on public participation following the “Visible Thinking Method”.

Why a guided tour about Democracy?

The tour helps your group to discover the significance of democracy in Europe's history. This guided tour goes beyond the surface — visitors will build connections with all facets of democracy, for example through:

  • Gaining insights into the idealism of democratic theories, their limits when put into practice and their current meaning.
  • Travelling through revolutions for equality, exploring the significant uprisings.
  • Witnessing the evolution of democratic regimes in Europe and the world.
  • Understanding the actions of Europeans to make their voice heard.
  • Finally, assessing European democracy and imagining its future.

Practical information

  • Booking is required one month in advance – check availability on the booking platform.
  • Free of charge.
  • 90-min-long.
  • To provide an intimate and engaging experience, the maximum group size is set at 15 people. If you have a larger group, we offer the flexibility to divide it into smaller groups.
  • Available in English, French, German and Dutch.
  • Based on public participation in using Visible Thinking Method.
  • Museum is fully accessible.