Sewers Museum

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The Sewers Museum tells the story of the sewers in Brussels.

Sewers The sewer network under the City of Brussels is nearly 400 km long. Thousands of cubic metres of waste water flow through these 400 km of underground drains and tunnels every day.

The Sewers Museum invites visitors on a trip into a hidden side of Brussels but which is absolutely vital for the running of the city. It is 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 jobs that people do in this underground world and explains the city's water cycle.

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Practical information

Sewers Museum
Pavillon de l'Octroi
Porte d'Anderlecht
1000 Brussels

Tel. : 02 513 09 64

Opening hours : Tuesday to Saturday from 10 am to 5 pm
Closing period : 1 January, 1 May, 1 November, 11 November, 25 December
More information : Each first Saturday of the month: free guided tour at 1:30 pm (booking required via 02 513 09 64). Price: 8 euros (free under 18 years and for citizens of the City of Brussels), guided tour (reservation required): 75 euros during the week, 90 euros during the weekend (plus admission per person). In the event of heavy rain, for safety reasons, the Museum staff reserve the right to refuse access to the covered river and sewer.