Pavillons d’Octroi - Porte d’Anderlecht 1000 Brussels +32 (0)2 279 43 83

The Museum is open

Tuesday to Sunday 10.00 a.m > 05.00 p.m

Visitor’s guide

Enjoy your visit with our visitor guide to guide you through our permanent collection.


Visitor’s guide Rattus

Enjoy your visit with the visitor’s guide on our temporary exhibition


Explorer’s notebook

Are you ready for an adventure?
Discover the Sewer Museum, thanks to the games and puzzles in the explorer’s notebook! There is sometimes more than one answer to these questions, but let us work together to answer them!

Your mission, if you choose to accept it:

  • Discover the origin of sewers
  • Find out about the importance of water in the development of Brussels
  • Appreciate the importance of water preservation across the globe
  • Experience the remarkable job of sewage worker

Available free of charge at the museum reception or here:


An audio guide in which you play the leading role!

Slip into the shoes of Tim, our new recruit. Today is your first training day. Accompanied by Mike, our seasoned sewer worker, you will take on challenges, solve riddles and listen to anecdotes about life in the sewers.

Built according to video game codes, this innovative device takes you on a journey that you map out yourself!

Discover the sound experience

Practical information

  • + 12 years
  • Audio guide: 2 € (free for -18 olds)
  • Duration: 1 to 2 hours (if you follow all the signs)

The Senne runs through our veins

With your smartphone, go back in time and discover the unique history of the vaulting of the Senne.

Since 1871, the Senne, a river that was inseparable from the daily lives of Brussels inhabitants, has disappeared from the city centre. What happened to this river? Go to the Halles Saint-Géry to start this digital walk. The interactive content, entertaining quests and wonderful illustrations accompanying this scavenger hunt help you imagine exactly what these neighbourhoods looked like before they were irreversibly changed.

Your mission? Revive the memories of the river Senne, the mother of all Brussels residents.

Ready for a bit of time travel?
Click here to access the website of Baludik where you can find the QR code to enter the game.

Practical details

  • + 15 years
  • Leaving from: Halles Saint-Géry/ Arriving at: The Sewer Museum
  • Distance: 2 km
  • Time: 1h30
  • Free
  • This walk includes audio capsules. For your comfort, bring your earphones along
  • Individually or with a group. If you are a large group, split up into small groups (max. 6 people each)

Virtual visit

Are you eager to discover the Sewer Museum and curious about what you might find there? Don’t wait any longer…

Immerse yourself in a world that thrives under our feet thanks to our virtual tour.


Online visit & conferences

Would you like to find out more about a topic that the museum addresses?

Our experts, authors or guides offer you the opportunity to listen to their visits or conferences online (In French or Dutch)


Graffiti collection archives

To showcase the collection of graffiti in the toilets, the artist Damien Petitot takes you on a journey to uncover the unforgettable sentences and drawings left by users of public toilets.

Watch the archive film of this collection


The Museum is open


Sewer Museum
Porte d’Anderlecht | Anderlechtsepoort
1000 Brussels
T. +32 (0)2 279 43 83

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