Programme INFO
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Autrique House

La Fonderie – Brussels Museum of Industry and Work

MIMA – The Millennium Iconoclast Museum of Art

Sewer Museum

Maurice Carême Museum

National Museum of the Resistance

Sewer Museum

Pavillon d'Octroi
Porte d'Anderlecht
1000 Brussels

M 2 - 6 / T 51 - 82 / B 46

  • chien-assistance
  • parking-sans-aide
  • museum-pass
  • art-27

GUIDES Standing guides

WORKSHOPS Discover the aquatic life of the Senne

WORKSHOPS Aquaponics

EXTRA-MUROS Oh ça ne coule pas de source! (Sewermuseum > la Fonderie)

BEHIND THE SCENES “Rat, tell me!”



Discover the Senne, the water cycle in Brussels and the job of a sewer worker by taking a walk in a real sewer. Unusual atmosphere guaranteed!

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GUIDES Ask all your questions to the guides present in the museum.

→ Ongoing

BEHIND THE SCENES Take part in the collection of testimonies about the sewer rat! Alternating with a storyteller (Philippe Baudot), tell us about your encounter with this species and let your imagination run wild. 

→ Ongoing

WORKSHOPS Have you always wanted to know what is hiding in the waters of Brussels’ iconic river? Try to identify these often well-hidden little animals with the help of magnifying jars, a binocular and a determination key.

→ 17:00 / 18:00 / 19:00 / 20:00 / 21:00 – Limited places, come 15 min in advance.

WORKSHOPS Did you know that it is possible to grow vegetables in the city…with fish? It’s called aquaponics! Come and discover this sustainable, ecological and innovative method of cultivation. Laurence, biologist and founder of AquaponieBxl, will explain how it works and what the advantages are.

→ 17:30 / 18:30 / 19:30 / 20:30 / 21:30 – Limited places, come 15 min in advance.

EXTRA-MUROS What’s behind a sewage pipe, water distribution pipe? Where does the water in the shower come from and where does it go? Accompanied by a guide, you will go on an audio walk in search of the bronze bollards to discover the behind-the-scenes work of the water industry in Brussels. Departure from the Musée des Egouts, arrival at La Fonderie.

→ 17:30 (NL) / 18:30 (FR) – Limited places Please send an e-mail to with your name, the number of people you wish to register, the language of the activity and name of the activity.

Attention: only a visit to the museum of departure is included in the Extra-Muros activity. If you wish to visit the Sewer museum (museum of departure), make sure to allow enough time before the start of the Extra-Muros activity. If you wish to visit la Fonderie, you will be required to buy a new ticket.