Train World, Brussels

This item appears on page 69 of the April 2016 issue.

Steam locomotives, royal rail carriages and ephemera are among historical pieces on display at Train World (Princesse Elisabeth 5, 1030 Schaerbeek, Brussels, Belgium; phone +32 02 224 74 98,, which opened in Brussels’ Schaerbeek Station on Sept. 25, 2015.

The museum is dedicated to Europe’s primary mode of long-distance transportation since 1835, when the continent’s first railway line was completed, connecting Mechelen and Brussels, Belgium.

Included is an interactive section with a comic strip theme, created for families with children 10 and older. Guided tours are given in four languages. Open 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Tues.-Sun. 10 (near $11) adult or 7.50 (under age 26 or over 65).