Tickets for Train World

See the oldest steam locomotive in Europe and more

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Overview
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
Duration
1 hour and 30 minutes
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!

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Ticket features
Instant ticket delivery
Smartphone tickets accepted
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)
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
Changing or cancelling your ticket
  • Cancellations are possible up to 24 hours before your visit date
  • Changes are possible for this ticket
Venue
Address
Train World
5,Place Princesse Elisabeth, 1030, Brussels
Key info
Wheelchair accessible
Train World is entirely accessible to visitors with reduced mobility
Audio guide
Dutch, English, French, German
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)
Ratings & reviews
4.7
22 Reviews
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Jul 11, 2019
Must be see !
Nov 22, 2018
zeer mooi museum,prachtig,zeker de moeite waard
Nov 2, 2018
Excellent for 5 to 12 year olds.
You must have a deep passion for trains to "submit" yourself to this tour.

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What do these tickets include?
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