• Attractions
  • Park/garden
  • Museum or Interpretation Centre
  • Education to nature

La Maison des Plantes médicinales, nestled in a former school in Flobecq, retraces the story of healing plants through time.

Medicinal plants in the Pays des Collines

  • From the 16th century on, Flobecq became known for its growing of healing plants
  • With 2 nearby villages, it is part of a medicinal triangle in the 1930ies
  • The growing of angelica was developed there and is still distilled in Lessines

The exhibition

  • A timeline presenting the use of medicinal plants through centuries
  • An herbarium
  • Tools used to grow and harvest plants
  • Apothecaries' tools
  • Essential oils
  • Stills

Guided tours possible

The garden

  • 100 species of medicinal plants
  • An orchard

Accessible all year. Accessible to PRMs and wheelchairs.

The garden marks the beginning of a 4.5 km discovery trails with medicinal plants and sculptures along the way.

And also

  • Touristic information
  • A shop featuring local products
  • A bar and restaurant with a terrace
  • A different exhibition each summer
  • Workshops for groups
  • Events all year long
COVID-19 : Recreational/tourist travel to and from Belgium is prohibited until 18 April 2021. In accordance with the latest Covid-19 restrictions, most museums, tourist attractions and information centres are now closed in Wallonia, and events cancelled. We do our best to keep our information up to date but it's always best to check with the site you wish to visit before heading there - by phone, email, social media or simply a look at their website - to see their latest opening hours and entry conditions. Some will prefer you to book your ticket in advance. Infos
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Equipement

Cafe - Shop - Restaurant

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