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Tickets for Train World

See the oldest steam locomotive in Europe and more

Cancellations are possible up to 24 hours before your visit date.
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Opening hours
Today:  10:00 - 17:00
Tomorrow:  10:00 - 17:00
Saturday:  10:00 - 17:00
Sunday:  10:00 - 17:00
Monday:  Closed
Tuesday:  10:00 - 17:00
Wednesday:  10:00 - 17:00
About 1.5 hours
  • 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!

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!

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What's included
  • Entrance to Train World
  • Free downloadable audio guide app in English, Dutch, French, and German
  • Parking next to the station building (€1 per hour, free on Sundays between 08:00 and 18:59)
  • 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

Cancellations are possible up to 24 hours before your visit date.

Train World
5,Place Princesse Elisabeth, 1030, Brussels
Key info
Audio guide
English, French, Dutch, German, available on-site for a small extra fee or as a free app
Wheelchair accessible
Train World is entirely accessible to visitors with reduced mobility
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)
Nov 2, 2018
Excellent for 5 to 12 year olds.
You must have a deep passion for trains to "submit" yourself to this tour.
Aug 15, 2018
Nice place for trains lovers.
Jul 15, 2018
All went well. I didn’t need to print the tickets. It was one bar code for all tickets. User friendly system.
Jul 4, 2018
This is well worth the visit , full of historic facts and fun facts with interactive for kids . A fun filled day with the family
Aug 21, 2018
J’ai passé un super moment avec mes enfants de 8 et 10 ans. Mon fils est fan de train depuis tout petit et j’etais Super heureuse de le voir regarder tous ses trains grandeurs nature comme il m’a dit. Ils sont sortie de l’expo très content et pour moi c’est le signe d’une Exposition réussi. Bravo et merci
Jul 24, 2018
Heel leuk. Zeker met kinderen. De schattenjacht vonden ze super.
Mooi museum.
May 10, 2018
Tiquets kunnen niet gelezen worden aan inkom. Dus best gewoon tickets aan kassa kopen! Museum is supermooi.
May 6, 2018
Heel leuk museum voor de kids
May 1, 2018
Heel mooi museum over de historie van de belgische spoorweg vanaf het begin tot nu. Starten in een Heel mooi oud stationsgebouw van Schaarbeek.
Apr 29, 2018
De mooiste tentoonstelling die wij ooit gezien hebben. En aanrader voor alle treinliefhebbers .Ook voor de jongeren onder ons.

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