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Musee des Egouts

Pavillon de l'octroi, Brussels 1000, Belgium
+32 2 279 43 83
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Interesting - but you wouldn't want to go there twice.

Fair enough - this is a sewer museum, so you probably know more or less what you're going to get... read more

Reviewed May 21, 2018
MattfromDerby
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Derby, England
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
Dan K
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The Hague, The Netherlands
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Oct 21, 2017
“Actual working sewer!”
Oct 6, 2017
“Whoa! ”
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Pavillon de l'octroi, Brussels 1000, Belgium
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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

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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.

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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

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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.

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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

2  Thank Peter W
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