• Attractions
  • Museum or Interpretation Centre
  • Industrial heritage

A stone's throw from Rochefort, this museum covers the many facets of the Belgian railway network and limestone.

The Centre of Rail and Stone is located in the old town hall of Jemelle, a small village in the province of Namur.

Over 3 floors you will find a collection of tools, railway objects of yesteryear, photos and posters, uniforms and kepis as well as reconstructions retracing the railway story and the railwaymen's resistance during the Second World War. Visiting with children? Don't miss the miniature trains: the little ones can take the controls and make them go round the circuit.

The museum also dedicates 2 rooms to local geology and to its quarry, operated since 1924 by the company Lhoist. You will know everything about limestone extraction, lime making and the riches of Jemelle after your visit.

Visit the museum

Opening hours
From April 1st to June 1st + September 1st to October 31st: Tuesdays-Sunday, 1 pm to 6 pm
From July 1st to August 31st: every day, 10 am to noon then 1 to 6 pm.
Last entries at 11 am and 5 pm.

Groups welcome all year, please book beforehand

Prices
Individuals: Adults € 4.5, children from 5 to 12 years 3 €, seniors 4 €.
Groups (10 persons min.): Adults 4 €, children from 5 to 12 years old 2.5 €, seniors 3.5 €
Free for children under 5.

You may have heard Belgium has recently faced torrential rain, causing dramatic floods. Many regions have been touched by this natural catastrophe. We are doing our best to help all travellers coming to Wallonia. Some sites are, as you can understand, not accessible for the time being. Please contact them or check their website/social media platforms before getting on the road. Be assured we are all trying to get things back to order as soon as possible. Travel advice
This information is given for indication purposes only, best to check with the site you hope to visit before heading there - by phone, email, social media or simply by visiting their website.

Equipement

Cafe - Motor Home parking - Parking

Animals

Pets allowed

Visites

By appointment only. - Guide available/groups - FR - Audioguide/mobile app/tablet

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