Practical information

The Erasmus House

Rue de Formanoir, 31
B-1070 Bruxelles

+ 32 2 521 13 83

Opening hours Erasmus House

Open from Tuesdays to Sundays and on public holidays.

10 a.m. > 6 p.m

> The Erasmus House is being restored!
A restoration work on the windows and doors is currently underway at the Erasmus House.
The museum remains accessible, and a reduced rate is offered during the works.
We apologize in advance for any inconvenience caused during the work. Thank you for your understanding.

> Sunday 21.04.2024: free admission (Erfgoeddag)


Payment on site or via the online booking platform

Adults (19-64 years old) during the works – €3.00
Senior (+65 years old) – €3.00
Children and teenagers (6-18 years) – €3.00
Children < 6 years old – Free
Adults in groups (min. 7 persons) – €3.00
First Sunday of the month – Free
People with reduced mobility – €3.00
Job seeker / Article 27 / Paspartoe – €1.25
Journalist * – Free
ICOM member * – Free
Member of the Friends of the Erasmus Museum * – Free

* (on presentation of an official card)

Teachers * – Free
Pupils (school visit) – €3.00
Pupils from Anderlecht schools – Free
Pupils from schools in the Federation Wallonie-Bruxelles – Free
Students < 26 ans * – €3.00

* (on presentation of an official card)

The Beguinage

Rue du Chapelain, 8
B-1070 Bruxelles

+ 32 2 521 13 83

Opening hours Beguinage

Until the new museum opens, this exceptionally well conserved, studied, and restored architectural complex will be open to the public:

Each 1st Sunday of the month, free admission!

Opening hours: 10 a.m. > 5p.m.
Guided tour “Architecture & History”: 2 p.m. > 3:30 p.m.
Guided tour of the beguinage and the Erasmus House (in French of Dutch)
Departure at the Erasmus House!
Free entrance without reservation

– With the booking of a guided tour for groups

For a complete visit

– Ask for the visitor’s guide at the reception desk for the information about the collections
– Ask for the visitor’s guide “An inclusive look at the 16th century” and experiment the museum in augmented reality
– See our calendar of events (temporary exhibition, concert, conferences …)

Walking time from Saint-Guidon metro station

Erasmus House: 3 min walk
When you leave the metro station, turn left towards Place de la Vaillance along avenue Paul Janson.
Cross the square towards the Mutlipharma pharmacy and continue along rue de Formanoir until you reach the Erasmus House (rue de Formanoir, 31).

Beguinage: 3 min walk
When you leave the metro station, turn left towards Place de la Vaillance along avenue Paul Janson.
When you reach the square, walk left towards the Collegiate Church of St. Peter and St. Guido, and then head right to the start of the street (rue du Chapelain, 8).


Access by Road

On Ring O (West), take exit 14 ‘Pede / Moortebeek’ and follow the ‘Boulevard Sylvian Dupuis’ until the second set of traffic lights: there you will see the ‘Maison d’Érasme’ sign.

By train

If you arrive at the South Station
take tram 81, destination Debussy, and alight at Saint Guidon.
Take bus 49, destination Bockstael, and alight at Maison d’Érasme.
If you arrive at the Central Station
take Metro line 5, destination Érasme and alight at Saint-Guidon.

By public transport

– Métro line 5, destination ‘Érasme’, stop ‘Saint-Guidon’
– Tram 81, stop ‘Saint-Guidon’
– Bus 46, stop ‘Saint-Guidon’
– Bus 49, stop ‘Maison d’Érasme’ or ‘Saint-Guidon’
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By bike

There are bicycle bars in front of the entrance to the Erasmus House

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Accessibility (wheelchair users)

The ground floor of the Erasmus House and the gardens are accessible to wheelchair users.
Visitors with reduced mobility are invited to give prior notice of their visit so that access ramps can be put in place and they can be welcomed under optimal conditions.
We regret that the Beguinage cannot be visited as the doorways in these listed buildings are too narrow.


Accessibility (visuel disability)

Dogs accompanying visitors with a visuel disability are accepted in the Erasmus House and the Beguinage.


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