- Museum & discovery
- Industrial heritage
Le Pass is a unique attraction featuring interactive, family friendly exhibitions to approach science in a different way. The site is situated just 6 km from Mons.
Fascinating activities for children and adults complete the experience. Built on a former coal mine, the architecture was renovated renovated by architect Jean Nouvel. Its design alone is worth a detour.
Le Pass also invites you to discover an unseen movie "Together" on sustainable energy and citizens' initiatives. Don't miss the show room where the the "H2O!" movie (on sustainability and access to water for all) is screened on the 5 sides of a giant cube.
It's new and it's at Le Pass
The Waouh zone, a space to dream
This new way to approach the digital world through sound, light, movement lets you interact with 5 art work and explore the limit between virtual and reality.
The Pixel factory, a space to create
In this area, Le Pass invites you to let your imagination roam free: 3D printer, vinyl cutter, digital knitter... Your turn to play!
- Le Pass is free for children under 6
- Access is easy for persons with reduced mobility
- Pets are not allowed on site
- Le Pass has a cafeteria serving snack
- Large, free parking for visitors
A 28 hectares park with observatories and heaps with a fantastic ecosystem await, should you want to enjoy nature as well. Le Pass also organises events all year round to learn while having fun.
Opening dates: January 16th to August 31st, September 25th to December 1st, December 26 to December 30th
Duration: plan a whole day
Average visit time at weekends: 4-5 hours
Average visit time during school holidays: 6-8 hours
More information on the opening times on the website.
- Outdoor catering
- Indoor catering
- Free catering
- Educational service
- Guide available/groups
- Wheelchair/disabled access
- Training materials on request
- Car parking
The third street on the left