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Musee des Egouts

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Actual working sewer!

Very interesting to learn about the past and present of the Brussels sewer system. There actually... read more

Reviewed October 21, 2017
500dank
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The Hague, The Netherlands
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Whoa!

Very interesting explanation of converting the River Senne from an open sewer to a closed system... read more

Reviewed October 6, 2017
Ivy G
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May 21, 2018
“Interesting - but you wouldn't want to go there twice.”
Oct 21, 2017
“Actual working sewer!”
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Reviewed May 21, 2018

Fair enough - this is a sewer museum, so you probably know more or less what you're going to get. But in case you don't, I'll lay it out for you. First you need to get there, and - it's a bit of a walk...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed October 21, 2017 via mobile

Very interesting to learn about the past and present of the Brussels sewer system. There actually is a working sewer system below it, as the river Zenne still flows below the city. A bit smelly, nut nonetheless a nice visit.

Date of experience: October 2017
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Reviewed October 6, 2017 via mobile

Very interesting explanation of converting the River Senne from an open sewer to a closed system. The diagrams and displays were great. Unfortunately the displays were only in French and Dutch so I had to rely on my limited French vocabulary. There was a guide...More

Date of experience: October 2017
2  Thank Ivy G
Reviewed February 3, 2017

An interesting and fun experience exploring Brussels from underground. Plenty of exhibits and history to keep you interested before heading to the sewer.

Date of experience: January 2017
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Reviewed October 14, 2016 via mobile

There are descriptions of sewer history and construction in Brussels. Captions in French and Dutch (no English). But I followed most the story from the comprehensive picture, diagrams and context. I think they have an English audio guide, but I didn't use it. You descend...More

Date of experience: October 2016
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