When coming across the Atomium online for the first time ever yesterday, I was shocked at its unique structure. It really got me thinking about the finances that were needed to create something so uncommon.
So then, how much did the Atomium cost to build? The Atomium was originally built in 1958 and the cost to build it back then is uncertain. However, the building took on a huge renovation in 2004-2006 costing €26 million. The cost was supplied mainly from the Belgian Government, but the city of Brussels and the Atomium association also took out their pockets to supply for the renovation.
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