Parc du Cinquantenaire or Jubelpark is a large public, urban park within the easternmost a part of the European Quarter in Brussels, Belgium. Most homes of the U-shaped complex which dominate the park were commissioned by way of the Belgian authorities beneath the patronage of King Leopold II for the 1880 National Exhibition commemorating the 50th anniversary of Belgian independence. During successive exhibitions in the identical vicinity, extra systems were introduced. The centrepiece triumphal arch became erected in 1905 replacing a previous brief model of the arcade via Gedeon Bordiau.
The structures were built in iron, glass and stone, symbolising the monetary and commercial overall performance of Belgium. The surrounding 30-hectare park esplanade became full of picturesque gardens, ponds and waterfalls. It housed several trade gala's, exhibitions and festivals at the start of the century. In 1930 the government determined to order Cinquantenaire to be used as a entertainment park. The Royal Military Museum has been the sole tenant of the northern half of of the complicated on the grounds that 1880. The southern 1/2 is occupied via the Jubelpark museum and the AutoWorld Museum.