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Train World

Place Princesse Elisabeth 5 | 1030 Schaarbeek, Schaerbeek, Brussels 1030, Belgium
+32 2 224 74 98
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Train World is a showcase for the railways of the past, present and future. We are not just another railway museum; we are more of a train opera. Visit us and spend an unforgettable day in the Train World universe. You will discover the most beautiful and unique pieces from the history of the Belgian railways. We combine the fascinating story of the train throughout the centuries with a look into the future; a combination that has been deliberately applied in every story. You will find us in the Schaerbeek station, one of Belgium’s oldest and most original station buildings. Together with the new museum complex in the form of a sawtooth shape, this location represents a wonderful symbiosis of old and new in the Art Nouveau heart of Schaerbeek.
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Hours Today: 10:00 - 17:00
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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Place Princesse Elisabeth 5 | 1030 Schaarbeek, Schaerbeek, Brussels 1030, Belgium
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+32 2 224 74 98
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"train lovers"
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"ticket hall"
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"continental europe"
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"huge halls"
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"old railway"
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"light levels"
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"royal carriages"
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"technical information"
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"curated museum"
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"train travel"
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"film clips"
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"all ages"
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"great museum"
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"great couple of hours"
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"nineteenth century"
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"audio guides are"
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Reviewed 6 days ago

I visited this museum with the family including 2 children (both under 10). The museum comprises of 2 buildings, the first one is nice to visit as it shows the railway station from the past.. the second building has a great collection of trains from...More

Thank phishmonga
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I visited this with my three kids and had a great couple of hours here. On arrival we wondered if there would be much here as it doesn’t look like much from the outside. You initially walk in through the old station facade, and then...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Make sure you get an audio guide in ypur language. The commentary brings this museum to life. It's a really good museum, even if you are not a train fanatic. I am not, but I enjoyed myself immensely and would recommend the place. Not expensive...More

Thank Michele H
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This was a wonderful experience on the History of the Belgium Railway network. Informative and enjoyable, a must when is Brussels.

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Reviewed 12 July 2018

My husband and I spent over 3 hours enjoying this extremely well curated museum. We purchased the English audioguide and it enhanced our experience. This museum tells the history of Belgium and Europe through rail transportation. We've visited many museums, but never one that utilized...More

Thank 10Slover51
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Reviewed 5 July 2018 via mobile

We went today to this train expo with our 10 year old. It was truly excellent and a must see. Fascinating for young and old. Very well laid out with explanations in four languages. A pity it is such a big secret, it should be...More

Thank Mike E
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Reviewed 4 July 2018 via mobile

We decided to go Train World as we both like trains. This museum doesn’t disappoint and worth the journey to get there. This museum is for all ages and well worth the visit. It also has an excellent cafe next door. There are lots to...More

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Reviewed 29 June 2018 via mobile

Went on a weekday morning and spent approx 2 hours there. The museum is very informative and most trains you can actually go on. Mainly focuses on the older trains, up to about 1960 but towards the end of the exhibition there’s a few bits...More

Thank rwr991
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Reviewed 28 June 2018

I took my kids (6 and 8yo) to Train World to introduce them to the history of train travel in Europe as we begin our travels here. What a phenomenal place! We all enjoyed walking through all of the halls. It really is very well...More

Thank Janis S
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Reviewed 26 June 2018 via mobile

Brought my seven year old all the way from Paris for two reasons, to take the high speed train from Paris to Brussels and visit Train World. He is a true train enthusiast. The museum really fulfilled all his dreams. A lot of trains to...More

Thank Lotte Grepp K
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Cathy S
1 December 2017|
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Response from Marsilia_tj | Reviewed this property |
I haven't been to York for years, so I'm not familiar with what they have there now but, as has been said, everything is available in English. There were definitely displays aimed at smaller children too. However, if your... More
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vikki173
17 October 2016|
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Response from SebBrussels | Reviewed this property |
Hi, The train world is just next to Schaerbeek Station, easily reached from All Brussels stations.
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GissellRF
31 July 2016|
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Response from Brendan O | Reviewed this property |
Yes, it is good for non-French speakers. The only thing non-French speakers might find curious is the emphasis on railways within a purely Belgian context - a section on the global impact of rail travel would be welcome.
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