• Attractions
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  • Monument
  • Architectural heritage

Passing through Mons? Be sure to visit the Maison Losseau, a jewel of Art Nouveau architecture located in the heart of the Doudou's city.

The Hainaut region has led an important work of restoration and enhancement of the Maison Losseau. The magnificent residence of Léon Losseau, as well as the buildings adjoining it, are now accessible to the public.

In addition to the classified house, which its owner had conceived as  "ideal, endowed with all technical refinement and artistic refinements ", the Province and the Foundation Losseau open the doors of a Centre of interpretation of the inheritance left by this lawyer Mehmood.

An adapted scenography, referring to the universe of the Library and the cabinet of curiosities, allows you to address the concerns and the passions of Losseau, the art nouveau that he so loved, his magnificent collection of medals and the episode of the Discovery of the original edition of a season in the hell of Rimbaud.

Hainaut Literature Centre

On the second floor, a rich centre of Hainaut literature welcomes students, researchers, readers interested in the literature and history of Hainaut. Featuring comfortable viewing and reading spaces, a place dedicated to comics and literature for youth, it also presents, opened on the magnificent garden of the house, the Fonds Léon Losseau, Charles Plisnier and Claire Lejeune in a completely renovated environment.

Tours for groups and guided tours on request.

Visitors with specific needs

The Maison Losseau is one of the many sites certified by 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.

 

Contact

Closed on 01/03/2021
Rue de Nimy 37,7000Mons
COVID-19 : Recreational/tourist travel to and from Belgium is prohibited from Wednesday 27 January to Monday 1 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
The information provided is an indication only. We advise you to inquire directly with the organisers of the event that interests you before you leave.

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