Pavillons d’Octroi - Porte d’Anderlecht 1000 Brussels +32 (0)2 279 43 83
The Museum is closed
Tuesday to Saturday 10.00 a.m > 05.00 p.m
Experience an authentic sewer, stroll along the Senne and discover the little-known but ever so important profession of a sewage worker.
Descend deep into the bowels of the city for this unique experience!
Saturday 24.12.22 and saturday 31.12.22 : the museum closes at 4pm (instead of 5pm)
Sunday 25.12.22 and sunday 01.01.23: the museum is closed
Free entrance on every first Sunday of the month! Explorer notebooks for the little ones and audio guides in which […]
The Sewer Museum invites you on an unusual trip into a very hidden side of Brussels but which is absolutely vital for the running of the city. An active museum with the River Senne playing the leading role. A museum that tells the story of when, why and how the sewers were built, describes the sewer workers job in this underground world and explains the city’s water cycle.
Our teams welcome you from Tuesday to Saturday from 10AM to 5PM.
Are you an individual visitor? To make the most out of your visit to the museum, we advise you to book via our reservation platform. Wearing a face mask remains recommended when it’s very busy in the museum.
For groups : Reservation is required via our online form
(also for groups without a guide)
The Brussels City Museum has obtained the Brussels Health Safety Label.
Thank you for your understanding and enjoy your visit.
The reservation of your visit is recommended.
You do not need to wear special clothing. However, to enjoy the experience to the full, we recommend that you wear boots and don’t forget your torch!
You can pay for your ticket at the Museum reception area (the pavilion on the left when looking towards Anderlecht), and start your visit.
Discover the secrets of the Senne and find out more about daily water management in Brussels, the construction and reconstruction of sewers, the profession of a sewage worker and the urban legends of the sewers.
Take the stairs to walk along the banks of the Senne.
Enter an actual sewer called a collector sewer, which is still in service!
Head back up to the second pavilion to learn more about sewer equipment throughout history and the management of blue gold around the world. A short stop at our museum shop.
Did you notice that you are on the other side of the crossroads?
Are you ready for the adventure?
Take our mascot on a journey and discover the Sewer Museum, thanks to the games and puzzles in the explorer’s notebook! Your mission, if you choose to accept it:
Don’t forget your boots and torch!
Available free of charge at the museum reception or to
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The Museum is closed: In the event of heavy rain, for safety reasons, the Museum staff reserves the right to refuse access to the covered river and sewer.
Porte d’Anderlecht | Anderlechtsepoort
T. +32 (0)2 279 43 83
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