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Tickets for Train World

See the oldest steam locomotive in Europe and more

 
Flexible ticket: cancellable up to 24 hours before visit date
Instant ticket delivery
Duration: 1 hour and 30 minutes
Wheelchair accessible: Train World is entirely accessible to visitors with reduced mobility
Audio guide: Dutch, English, French, German
Smartphone tickets accepted

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Overview

Highlights

  • See the heritage collection of Belgian Railways (NMBS) including historical archives, photos, books, documentaries and posters
  • Visit 5 steam locomotives including the Pays de Waes, the oldest preserved steam locomotive in Europe
  • Learn the evolution of the railway and see unique footage of the electrification of the Brussels-Charleroi line!

Description

Make tracks for the world of trains here in Brussels, where you can get the lowdown on the oldest railway network on the European mainland! Visit the oldest steam locomotive in Europe, browse the Belgian Railways heritage collection, see the electrification of the Brussels-Charleroi line and more.

From Thomas the Tank Engine to the Orient Express, trains are a huge part of history and culture. If you or someone you know can't get enough choo-choo, decouple yourself from the tourist trail and stamp your ticket to Train World.

The Belgian railway network is the oldest on the European mainland. Here you'll discover the evolution of the railway and see unique footage of the electrification of the Brussels-Charleroi line!

Say hi to Pays de Waes, the oldest preserved steam locomotive in Europe, and 4 of his locomotive friends. Browse the heritage collection of the Nationale Maatschappij Belgische Spoorwegen and release your inner trainspotter with photographs, posters, books, films and historical archives.

Toot toot! All aboard for a good time!

Ticket

What's included

Entrance to Train World
Free downloadable audio guide app in English, Dutch, French, and German

What's not included

Parking next to the station building (€1 per hour, free on Sundays between 08:00 and 18:59)
Additional info

Getting There

  • Train: all trains to Schaerbeek Station
  • Bus: lines 58 or 59 to Schaerbeek Station
  • Tram: lines 7 or 92 to Schaerbeek Station
  • Car: parking next to the station building for €1 per hour (free on Sundays)

Cancellation policy

  • Cancellations are possible up to 24 hours before your visit date
  • Changes are possible for this ticket

Instructions

  • Swap your smartphone voucher for an admission ticket at the ticket office
  • For reduced, child, and family tickets, you may be asked to show valid IDs

Venue

Opening hours

Saturday 10:00 - 17:00
Sunday 10:00 - 17:00
Monday Closed
Tuesday 10:00 - 17:00
Wednesday 10:00 - 17:00
Thursday 10:00 - 17:00
Friday 10:00 - 17:00

How to get there

Train World
5,Place Princesse Elisabeth, 1030, Brussels
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Ratings & reviews

4.8
based on 49 reviews
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V
Mar 3, 2020
Good
it was nice but I would expect more rooms to explore!! More engines or interactive games for kids!
C
Jul 11, 2019
Excellent
Must be see !
g
Nov 22, 2018
Excellent
zeer mooi museum,prachtig,zeker de moeite waard

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