Official classification of an attraction in Wallonia - 2 suns
  • Attractions
  • Museum or Interpretation Centre

The Musée International du Carnaval et du Masque de Binche, at the very heart of a city famous for it Carnival characters (named the Gilles), invites you to discover the region's many festivals and traditions. You will easily understand why this cultural heritage has been protected by UNESCO.

The Carnival, as if you were there

The Binche Carnival's interpretative Centre will offer an immersive experience, designed to awaken all senses.

Archive pieces, unseen documents, testimonies, audio capsules, pictures, screenings... will place you at the very heart of this exceptional folkloric event. Visitors will be able to see, hear, touch and even smell the Carnival.

Masks: a world-wide tradition

All around the world. For carnivals welcoming spring back in Europe. For hypnotising dances in Africa, fascinating ceremonies in both South and North America, rites in Asia and Oceania.

The common point? Masks, of course. Binche's Musée du Masque presents an incredible collection of these, in all shapes and textures, paired with a costume.

The museum also organises:

  • temporary exhibitions,
  • workshops,
  • guided tours a
  • entertainment for adults and families.

Visitors with specific needs

The Musée International du Carnaval et du Masque de Binche is part of the sites certified by the official label Access-i (meaning with facilities or/activities adapted to travellers with specific needs). You will find more details on the website to plan your visit.
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Discount voucher

MUSÉE INTERNATIONAL DU CARNAVAL ET DU MASQUE

-50%
on the price of an individual ticket
Validity date: from 01-01-2021 au 31-12-2021
  • Offer valid throughout 2021
  • 4€ instead of 8€ per adult, 3.5€ instead of 7€ per senior/student, 1.75€ instead of 3.5€ per child aged 6 to 12 years
  • Valid for 4 persons max per voucher.
  • Cannot be combined with any other ongoing promotion or offer
  • This voucher must be printed and given to the ticket office on arrival
  • If you wish to book online, please contact the museum beforehand to know which steps to follow.

Services

Outdoor catering

Equipement

Cafe - Shop - Training materials on request - Car parking - Parking

Visites

Guide available/groups - German - EN - ES - FR - IT - NL - RU

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