Access

How to come to the museum

Royal Museum for Central Africa
Leuvensesteenweg 13
3080 Tervuren
+32 2 769 52 11    
www.africamuseum.be 

 

Public transport

Parking facilities are not yet available at the museum. Visitors are advised to come via public transport.
Together with Visit Brussels and the Province of Flemish Brabant, the museum has made a special effort to make the tram or bus trip an enjoyable one :

From Brussels

  • Take the train to Brussels-Central station
  • At Brussels-Central: take metro line 1 (link), direction Stockel, and alight at Montgomery
  • At Montgomery: take tram 44 (link) until the last stop (Tervuren station). The trip is 22 minutes long.
  • The museum can be found across the tram stop. 

From Leuven - Limbourg – Liège

  • Take the train to Leuven
  • Take bus 317 or 410 (express bus) until the tram 44 stop (Tervuren station)
  • The museum can be found across the tram stop. 

From Brussels National Airport

  • Take bus De Lijn 830 
  • Alight at Tervuren centre.
  • Walk 10 minutes to the museum.

 

By bike 

Cycling is also an excellent option. There are pleasant cycling itineraries from both Brussels and Leuven to the museum: http://www.fietsnet.be

 

By car

From Leuven-Liège

  • E40 in the direction of Brussels
  • Exit 22 ‘Bertem’
  • N3 in the direction of Tervuren
  • Remain on N3 Leuvensesteenweg until you reach the museum.

From Brussels

  • A3 then E40 in the direction of Leuven - Liège
  • Exit 22 ‘Bertem / Tervuren’
  • N3 in the direction of Tervuren
  • Remain on N3 Leuvensesteenweg until you reach the museum

or

  • Belliard tunnel
  • Continue on to the Avenue de Tervuren.
  • Remain on the Avenue de Tervuren and go past Vier Armen/Quatre Bras 
  • At the second roundabout, turn left onto Leuvensesteenweg until you reach the museum.

From Antwerp or Ghent

  • Take the ring road (R0).
  • Exit at ‘Tervuren-Quatre Bras’ (N227)
  • Turn left and take the Avenue de Tervuren (N3). 
  • At the second roundabout, turn left onto Leuvensesteenweg until you reach the museum.

From Charleroi or Mons

  • Take the ring road (R0).
  • Exit at ‘Tervuren-Quatre Bras/Vier Armen’ (N227)
  • Turn left and take the Avenue de Tervuren (N3). 
  • At the second roundabout, turn left onto Leuvensesteenweg until you reach the museum.