- Museum & discovery
Situated in the former Villa Royale, residence of the second queen of the Belgian Marie Henriette, the Museum of the City of Waters unveils the history of Spa.
The museum invites you to discover the history of the Pearl of the Ardennes through its magnificent collection of "Jolités" or Bois de Spa, from the seventeenth century to the present day, and thanks to old posters, engravings and various objects evoking the activity of the oldest spa town in Europe.
On the site of the Villa Royale, you will also find the Spa Horse Museum.
New permanent exhibition - Spa Story
Want to dive into the past, in the heart of the city of Spa? Come to the former residence of Queen Marie-Henriette, wife of Leopold II.
On the ground floor, the museum area will retrace the history of this famous spa town. Discover the astonishing route of the cradle of the modern thermal baths that became "Café de l'Europe" and "Pearl of the Ardennes". Authentic documents, rare items and videos will rhythm your visit.
Space for children with free games of discovery!
Only the ground floor is accessible to people with reduced mobility:
the permanent exhibition
the whole museum of the Horse
the entire park
The entrance includes all the Museums of the Water City.
Enjoy a refreshing day at the Water City Museum in Spa!
- Guide available/groups
- Car parking