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Train World

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Train World

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Place Princesse Elisabeth 5 1030 Schaarbeek, Schaerbeek, Brussels 1030 Belgium
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KruidtuinBrussels Metro36 min
NoordstationBrussels Metro29 min
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Farah M wrote a review Sep 2020
Canada83 contributions9 helpful votes
Taking the train from Copenhagen to Stockholm is really a treat five hours long through gorgeous scenery of beautiful Sweden 🇸🇪 with a lovely bistro on board with too not a bad selection for lunch or beverages. The trip was a real delight.
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Date of experience: September 2020
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Elwing wrote a review Aug 2020
Antwerp, Belgium236 contributions152 helpful votes
Lovely museum with some super sexy engines and elegant carriages. The history of the Belgian railways goes a very long way back, and you can see all of it here. Nicely presented and great atmosphere. Also, friendly and helpful people answer all of your questions. Easy to reach by train, and a really nice day out.
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Date of experience: August 2020
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Trainbleu wrote a review Aug 2020
Brussels, Belgium18,873 contributions662 helpful votes
We visited the train museum ‘Train World’ in Schaerbeek shortly after it opened and liked it very much (see our long review ‘Vintage trains in Schaerbeek’ from December 1, 2015). The temporary exhibition on Belgian artist Paul Delvaux (1897 – 1994), ‘The man who loved trains’, seemed like a good reason to go back. What better backdrop could there be for Delvaux’s mysterious and eery paintings of female figures on trains or in railway stations trains than the sparsely lit and immersive Train World? We loved it! Upon entering we were provided with a handy leaflet indicating the names of the paintings and their location in the museum. There also was an informative film on the artist. Of course, we took the opportunity to have a new look at the rest of the museum, starting with the exhibition of night train poster in the magnificent former ticket hall. Strangely enough they were mostly in Dutch. We marvelled at the steam engines, visited the postal carriage and peeked through the windows of luxury carriages and royal trains. The poetic appeal of collections of everyday objects like floor clocks, letter boxes and railway ticket printing machines is amazing. In these Corona times the flows of visitors inside the museum were controlled and wearing a face mask was mandatory. Hand sanitiser was available in every carriage which could be visited and elsewhere in the museum. Social distancing was no problem.
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Date of experience: August 2020
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Marc_Karin wrote a review Jul 2020
Ghent, Belgium211 contributions39 helpful votes
A wonderful museum, with history of railways since the beginning. Great selection of historical trains. The music was a little disturbing sometimes
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Ogige wrote a review Jun 2020
Crema, Italy216 contributions46 helpful votes
The staff are nice and the idea is not bad but the museum is simply gloomy and creepy. The hall with trains is painted in black with very soft light which makes it hard to see and not at all enjoyable. The smell of grease and poor ventilation makes you feel like skipping the whole area and get out. I think it’s best for children above 6 as it’s a bit creepy, during the visit there is an area with the cargo for deported people, a video of an accident between a car and a train and a cloud on top of the train simulating a thundery stormy weather . My daughter is 2 and got scared at few points. We could have stayed more if it were more enjoyable The train driving simulator is nice and easy to do even for younger children but there is a queue and local visitors try to skip queues
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Date of experience: June 2020
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