Beguinage of Anderlecht

Rue du Chapelain 8 — 1070 - Anderlecht | 02 527 13.83 | 02 527 12 69 | |
from tuesday till sunday > from 10 am till 12 am and from 2 pm till 5 pm — Closed on monday >
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The lower garden, garnished with a well with coping, with rows of small houses on both sides.

The left wing dates from the 16th cy. And is made of a series of small rooms with a traditional kitchen, a room dedicated to St-Guidon, one bedroom, one guest room, the room for free lace-workers and the “bollewinkel”, reconstitution of a delicacy store from the 18th and 19th century.

The left wing is made of more spacious rooms, built anew after 1746, after having been burnt by French soldiers.

On the ground floor, you will find the bedroom of the “Grande Dame”, the meeting room of the Beguines dedicated to the Holy Spirit and a chapel, private oratory for eight devout Beguines. On the first floor, three rooms under the roof evoke the past history of Anderlecht dating back to the prehistory.

Closed on monday, 1st of January and the 25th of December. |

Parking PRM

Remarks Parking

From the parking in the Rue d’Aumale, a narrow paved path leads to the inner yard.


  • Room : Full foot (Partly and accessible)
Remarks Circulation

Right wing at floor level, left wing with one step of 18cm.

Use / visit

Remarks Use

Several small rooms in a row, with one with a 15cm step.
Inside the right wing, the door width is generally 70cm.
The narrowest measures 63cm.
The first floor is not inaccessible.

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