Train World

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Experience the history of the Belgian railways.

Discover and feel the richness of the Belgian railways at your fingertips. Beautiful steam locomotives and other historical collection pieces are waiting for you.

Train World offers full access to reduced-mobility visitors.
  • By train: Schaerbeek Station. Train World is easy to reach on foot from Schaerbeek station - The B-excursion that combines an entrance ticket with a train ticket at a preferential rate is also available (www.belgianrail.be/en) • By tram: Lines 7 and 92 (www.mivb.be) • By bus: Lines 58 and 59 (www.mivb.be) • By bike: Bike stop 160 (www.villo.be) • Car parking: a car park can be found next to the station building • Parking for tourist busses and coaches: busses and coaches can park at the Early Morning Market of Brussels (MABRU) upon prior reservation. Address: Quai des Usines 22-23 Werkhuizenkaai - 1000 Brussels. Please book 5 days in advance by e-mail: reservations@trainworld.be
  • 7,92 Schaerbeek Gare / Station
  • Opening times

    09/02/2021 - 30/06/2021: * monday, tuesday, wednesday, thursday, friday, saturday and sunday: closed

Train World garde ses portes ouvertes de manière digitale et continue de partager avec vous afin de faire venir le musée chez vous ! Découvrez les différentes possibilités d’explorer Train World en ligne, d'approfondir vos connaissances et de vous divertir ! #MuseumAtHome #TrainWorldAtHome

  • Price

    Jeunes: 9,00 €

Train World give teens aged 12 to 15 the opportunity to step into the shoes of London street artist Slinkachu, famous for his pictures of miniature figurines. Follow his footsteps and create your own artistic pictures during your visit to Train World. All you need is your smartphone or a camera, we provide the rest. We send you on a mission with one or two small figurines and offer you a decor that speaks to the imagination. + Little People Contest Post your coolest photos on Instagram with the hashtag #TrainWorldTeens or email them to us at info@trainworld.be and try to win a place to the "Can't stop the motion" workshop, on the stop motion animation technique. Free activity with the purchase of a museum entrance ticket.

  • Opening times

    07/05/2021 - 10/10/2021: * monday: closed * tuesday, wednesday, thursday, friday, saturday and sunday: from 10:00 to 17:00

  • Price

    Normal: 14,00 € - Enfants: 9,00 € - Jeunes: 11,00 € - Senior: 11,00 €

From 7 May to 10 October 2021, travel from Train World to Beijing and discover a fabulous Belgian adventure in China. During your visit, you will experience the little-known yet amazing story of the construction of China’s longest railway line, from Peking (Beijing) to Hankow (today Wuhan), connecting the North to the South, by Belgians in the early 20th century. For seven years, 50,000 people laboured on this huge undertaking. This exploit was achieved by engineers, technicians and workmen, and also Western and Chinese diplomats and financiers. A young Belgian engineer, Jean Jadot, then aged only 37, coordinated and implemented this massive project. Besides this historic adventure, the exhibition will also showcase the impressive development of China’s present-day high-speed railways. Original works relating to the construction of the Peking-Hankow line and created by artists Li Kunwu (China) and François Schuiten (Belgium) add a contemporary artistic touch to the exhibition. Other works by Li Kunwu that draw inspiration from the Chinese railways will also be on display. During your visit, the main players in the saga, embodied by talking figures, will tell you some fascinating tales. Their stories will take you back in time so that you can relive this epic moment. Off to the Middle Kingdom with this exhibition that will take you to new horizons.