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Atomium Collection

The Atomium, a magnificent structure that emerged as the symbol of the 1958 Brussels World Fair

Background imageAtomium Collection: 1958 World Fair, Atomium model of an iron molecule, illuminated at night

1958 World Fair, Atomium model of an iron molecule, illuminated at night, Brussels, Belgium, Europe

Background imageAtomium Collection: The Atomium, Brussels, Belgium

The Atomium, Brussels, Belgium

Background imageAtomium Collection: 1958 World Fair, Atomium model of an iron molecule, Brussels, Belgium, Europe

1958 World Fair, Atomium model of an iron molecule, Brussels, Belgium, Europe

Background imageAtomium Collection: The Atomium, Brussels, Belgium, Europe

The Atomium, Brussels, Belgium, Europe

Background imageAtomium Collection: Atomium, Atomium Park, Brussels (Bruxelles), Belgium, Europe

Atomium, Atomium Park, Brussels (Bruxelles), Belgium, Europe

Background imageAtomium Collection: Atomium building originally constructed for Expo 58, Brussels, Belgium

Atomium building originally constructed for Expo 58, Brussels, Belgium

Background imageAtomium Collection: The Atomium, Brussels, Belgium

The Atomium, Brussels, Belgium

Background imageAtomium Collection: Atomium, Brussels, Belgium

Atomium, Brussels, Belgium

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Belgium, Brussels, Atomium

Background imageAtomium Collection: Opening of Universal and International Exhibition, Brussels

Opening of Universal and International Exhibition, Brussels
King Baudouin in Army uniform in the centre of the Royal group, on his right his brother Prince Albert in naval uniform. On the left of King Baudouin are Princess de Rethy with Princess Marie

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atomic art
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Background imageAtomium Collection: Atomium, Icon, 1958 World's Fair, Brussels, Belgium

Atomium, Icon, 1958 World's Fair, Brussels, Belgium
Atomium, World's Fair, Brussels, Belgium, 1958, now serves as a must-see fixture when visiting Belgium, Vintage Travel Photograph

Background imageAtomium Collection: The Atomium monument at Brussels, Belgium

The Atomium monument at Brussels, Belgium

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Atomium at Dusk, Brussels, Belgium

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Belgium, Brussels. The Atomium monument in Brussels, built for Expo 58, the 1958 Brussels Worlds Fair

Background imageAtomium Collection: Brussels Atomium, nearly completed 1958

Brussels Atomium, nearly completed 1958
Nearly completed for the opening of Brussels Universal Exhibition on 17th April 1958. A view of the Atomium, lower portions of the huge

Background imageAtomium Collection: Belgium, Brussels, Atomium. Futuristic building built for the International Exhibition

Belgium, Brussels, Atomium. Futuristic building built for the International Exhibition of Brussels in 1958

Background imageAtomium Collection: National Catholic Church and Atomium, panoramic view of the city illuminated at night

National Catholic Church and Atomium, panoramic view of the city illuminated at night, Brussels, Belgium, Europe

Background imageAtomium Collection: Detail, The Atomium, Brussels, Belgium, Europe

Detail, The Atomium, Brussels, Belgium, Europe

Background imageAtomium Collection: The Atomium, symbol of the 1958 Brussels Worlds Fair and now an iconic symbol of the city

The Atomium, symbol of the 1958 Brussels Worlds Fair and now an iconic symbol of the city, Brussels, Belgium, Europe



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The Atomium, a magnificent structure that emerged as the symbol of the 1958 Brussels World Fair, continues to captivate visitors with its futuristic design and historical significance. Located in Brussels, Belgium, this architectural marvel stands tall as a model of an iron molecule magnified 165 billion times. During the 1958 World Fair, the Atomium was unveiled to showcase Belgium's scientific prowess and celebrate the peaceful use of atomic energy. Its gleaming spheres connected by tubular corridors represent atoms in an iron crystal lattice. At nightfall, this extraordinary monument illuminates the cityscape with a mesmerizing glow. Situated in Atomium Park within Brussels' vibrant landscape, this iconic landmark has become synonymous with both Belgian culture and European innovation. As you wander through its intricate network of spheres and tubes, you can't help but feel transported back to a time when groundbreaking discoveries were celebrated on a global scale. Originally constructed for Expo 58 - The Universal and International Exhibition held in Brussels - the Atomium remains an enduring testament to human ingenuity. Its towering presence serves as a reminder of our boundless potential for progress and exploration. As you step inside this architectural masterpiece, prepare to be awestruck by panoramic views over Brussels from its observation deck. From here, you can witness firsthand how history intertwines with modernity in one breathtaking panorama. Today, the Atomium stands not only as an emblematic representation of past achievements but also as a beacon for future aspirations. It invites us all to embrace curiosity and push boundaries beyond imagination – just like those visionaries who brought it into existence more than six decades ago. So come visit the Atomium in Brussels; let yourself be immersed in its grandeur while contemplating how science and art converge seamlessly within its metallic framework. Discover why it has earned its rightful place among Europe's most treasured landmarks – forever etching itself into our collective memory as an enduring symbol of human achievement.