The "War and Peace" exhibition at the Musée de la Ville d'eaux (Spa)

  • Exhibition
From 01 April to 02 December 2018.

The "War and Peace" exhibition at the Pouhon Pierre le Grand cultural space offers a fantastic opportunity to learn more about the story of Spa and Europe between 1914 and 1920. At the very heart of the resort town, until December 2nd, 2018.

Travel through time and discover the important place of Spa during the first world war. The German troops' headquarters, the abdication of William II and the Armistice negotiations gave the city unwanted attention.

Spa at the heart of history

Documents, period items, historical footage, musical extracts, documentaries explain the various events leading to peace after the Great War. Visitors can also discover drawings illustrating the various milestones of the timeline, made by comic book artist Francis Carin.


Follow the timeline

From the German invasion to the Peace Conference, the exhibitions follow the historical, military and political facts chronologically, adding anecdotes on how the events were lived by the citizens of Spa, both victims, witnesses and actors of this page of history,

Free guided tour

The exhibition offers a free guided tour to learn more about this exhibition on October 20th at 3 pm.



From 01 April to 02 December 2018.

Every day between 10 am and 5 pm.


The information provided is an indication only. We advise you to inquire directly with the organisers of the event that interests you before you leave.