Brussels Forgotten Museums: The Sewer Museum

Brussels Forgotten Museums: The Sewer Museum
Brussels’ sewage network was built towards the end of the 19th century. The total length of all the tunnels in Brussels’ 19 communes stretch some 1,500 kilometres or about 5 times the distance between Brussels and Paris. Sometimes you see rusty pipes poking through the vaulted roof. Each of these pipes is connected to an individual house.

Most people walk straight past the two white toll gates at the Porte d’Anderlecht. But push open the door of the south pavilion and you find yourself in one of the city’s most secret museums. (more…)


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