Coronavirus measures

The City of Brussels has taken several decisions in order to best respect the measures of the federal government in the fight against the coronavirus (Covid-19). More info: coronavirus measures by the City of Brussels. Please note: at the Administrative Centre & liaison offices, all citizens are asked to come alone, maximum 15 minutes before the appointment time, wear a face mask (obligatory) and disinfect their hands.


Cemeteries of the City of Brussels

The City of Brussels has 4 cemeteries (graveyards) and a morgue.

Coronavirus measures: the 4 cemeteries of the City are open again. The offices remain closed. Please contact the security guard for any information (respecting social distancing) or send an e-mail to:

  • Funerals are limited to 15 people
  • A face mask is mandatory everywhere on the cemeteries
  • Groups of up to 4 people only

The 4 cemeteries:

  • Cemetery of Brussels
    Avenue du Cimetière de Bruxelles - 1140 Brussels (Evere) - 02 702 91 80
  • Cemetery of Laeken
    Parvis Notre-Dame - 1020 Brussels (Laeken) - 02 279 37 80
  • Cemetery of Neder-Over-Heembeek
    Rue François Vekemans - 1120 Brussels (NOH) - 02 268 47 22
  • Cemetery of Haren
    Rue de la Paroisse - 1130 Brussels (Haren) - 02 215 52 60

The municipal morgue is accessible from Monday till Sunday from 8 am till 4 pm.

  • Morgue
    Rue Montserrat 31 - 1000 Brussels - 02 513 82 88

The cemeteries are accessible each day from 8:30 am till 4 pm (last access at 4 pm, closure at 4:30 pm). They are closed on 25 December and 1 January.

All Saints Day 2020

Opening hours: on Saturday 31 October, Sunday 1 November and Monday 2 November 2020, the cemeteries close at 5 pm (last exit at 4:30 pm).

Vehicles are prohibited in the cemeteries on the following days: 30 and 31 October and 1 and 2 November 2020.

People with reduced mobility

The Laeken cemetery and the cemetery of Brussels also have an electric cart. Thus, people with reduced mobility can visit the whole site.

Please note: these carts are currently not available due to social distance measures in the fight against the coronavirus.


Three brochures with historical facts, anecdotes and visuals provide a handy guide for visiting the Laeken Cemetery, the galleries of the Laeken Cemetery and the Cemetery of Brussels. Audio guides (in French and Dutch) are available as well at the entrance of these cemeteries (free of charge).

Each cemetery has his own guard who is at the service of visitors.

Parcs et jardins de la Ville de Bruxelles - Cimetière de Laeken (in French)

Parcs et jardins de la Ville de Bruxelles - Cimetière de Bruxelles (in French)

Facebook page of the cemeteries of the City of Brussels: