Coronavirus measures


Cemeteries of the City of Brussels

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

Coronavirus measures: funerals and burials are limited to 400 people.

Please note: the cemetery of Haren is not accessible for motorized transport from 29 November to 3 December 2021 (due to works by Vivaqua). Pedestrian access is always guaranteed.

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

More info:

The municipal morgue is accessible from Monday to Sunday by appointment from 8:30 am. to 3 pm. by calling 02 513 82 88 in advance.

  • 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 2021

Opening hours: on Sunday 31 October, Monday 1 November and Tuesday 2 November 2021, 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 2021.

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 available again, but a face mask and keeping distance are required.


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).

In Laeken you can download an educational tour for children (6-8 years and 9-12 years) on your smartphone. A paper version of the tour is available at the reception on request.

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

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

Educational adventure at Laeken cemetery

Follow mascot Ernest on your visit to the cemetery of Laeken. Find monsters hidden in stone, admire one of the most famous statues in the world and plunge the depths of the mysterious underground galleries in your search for clues.

This adventure is based on the brochure for adults which you can ask for at the reception, and its digital version can be downloaded on the smartphone of the adult who is with you. If you don't have access to a smartphone, you can get a printed version (available at the reception or you can download it in PDF format).

Interactive version for smartphone

Facebook page of the cemeteries of the City of Brussels: