MUSEUM

Visit the Erasmus House

Erasmus stayed in 1521 in the home of his friend Pieter Wychman who was entrusted with teaching in the Chapter. The visitor discovers both the intellectual and private life of the great philologist and theologian. In addition to its paintings the museum has a number of antiquarian books and a philosophical garden.
Open every day except on Monday, from 10.00 to 18.00.Open on public holidays (except 25 December and 1 January), Mondays included.

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Visit the Erasmus House

GARDEN

Visit of the gardens

The Erasmus garden is a garden of pleasure and knowledge consisting of a first garden of medicinal plants by the garden architect Réne Pechère (1987) and a second philosophical garden by Benoît Fondu (2000). This one contains a number of ‘philosophical rooms’ shaped by modern day artists (Catherine Beaugrand, Marie-Jo Lafontaine, Perejaume en Bob Verschueren)

Open every day except Monday, from 10.00 to 18.00. Free entrance.
Open on public holidays (except 25 December and 1 January), Mondays included.

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Visit of the gardens

BEGUINAGE

Visit of the Old Beguinage

In 1252 a small beguinage came into existence here in the shadow of the church thanks to a donation from one of the canons.

Open every day except Monday, from 10.00 to 12.00 and from 14.00 to 17.00.

pen on public holidays (except 25 December and 1 January), Mondays included.

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Visit of the Old Beguinage

TEACHING PORTFOLIO

"Erasme à Anderlecht" : dossier pédagogique

Ce dossier pédagogique à destination des enseignants du secondaire a été conçu pour les aider à préparer leur visite. Il permet de découvrir les collections du musée et son jardin, présente la vie d'Érasme et ses oeuvres et initie aux valeurs civiques universelles défendues par le "prince de l'humanisme".


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"Erasme à Anderlecht" : dossier pédagogique