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Forget dusty, boring museums. There are many to discover in Wallonia, each with its own universe, its own atmosphere. Some are vibrant, others quirky or immersive. All are incredibly welcoming, aiming at making learning fun. Exploring them is a pure delight, whether you are coming on your own, with family or friends.

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  • La Spirale: Natoye Centre for Arts and Crafts
    Natoye

    La Spirale: Natoye Centre for Arts and Crafts

    This unique art centre presents all along the year, the work of 30 local artists and artisans working wood, metal clay, stone... as well as exhibitions on a wide variety of themes.
  • Eben-Emael fort: a WW2 memorial site
    Eben-Emael

    Eben-Emael fort: a WW2 memorial site

    Back in 1940, the main obstacle facing the northern prong of the German attack on Belgium was the city of Liège, protected by a newly upgraded ring of 12 forts. The most formidable of these was Eben-Emael, 20 miles north-east of the city, which was designed to prevent a crossing of the River Meuse and the Albert Canal.
  • Han 1900: a museum dedicated to forgotten trades and life in the countryside
    Han-sur-Lesse

    Han 1900: a museum dedicated to forgotten trades and life in the countryside

    Han 1900 is a museum space dedicated to life in the countryside in the beginning of the 20th century. Nestled in the village of Han-sur-Lesse, in the province of Namur, it offers a wonderful insight of what the life of farmers in Wallonia used to be like.
  • The Caves of Han estate and the PrehistoHan museum
    Han-sur-Lesse

    The Caves of Han estate and the PrehistoHan museum

    A fascinating exhibition presents 50 years of underwater excavations in the river Lesse
  • Spitfire Memorial Museum
    Florennes

    Spitfire Memorial Museum

    Located in the aerodrome buildings, the museum displays a 1944 MK XIV Spitfire as well as various aircraft that have figured prominently in the Belgian Air force. The museum also covers the history of the aerodrome and the squadrons that were based there.
  • ÔÔ Parfums, a unique workshop to create your own fragrance
    Philippeville

    ÔÔ Parfums, a unique workshop to create your own fragrance

    ÔÔ Parfums, based in the province of Namur, invites to discover the world of master perfumers. Visitors joining the workshop will learn to make a unique fragrance reflecting their personality. Quite an exclusive experience!
  • ÔÔ Paradis des Sens (Walcourt)
    Walcourt

    ÔÔ Paradis des Sens (Walcourt)

    ÔÔ Paradis des Sens will awaken your senses through unexpected immersive experiences in Walcourt.
  • CoSMos | The salmon's odyssey in Erezée
    Saint-Hubert
    Érezée

    CoSMos | The salmon's odyssey in Erezée

    Once quite abundant in the Ourthe, salmon had in 1935 entirely disappeared from our waterways. A passionate team is now working at reintroducing the species back into our rivers. Discover this fascinating odyssey in Erezée, just 10 km from RIVEO (Hotton)
  • The Musée de la Vie Rurale: a museum dedicated to yesteryear and traditions in Huissignies
    Museum - rural life - Huissignies - Chièvres
    Huissignies

    The Musée de la Vie Rurale: a museum dedicated to yesteryear and traditions in Huissignies

    In this museum, located in the province of Hainaut, time seems to have stopped.
  • Comblain-au-Pont bats interpretative centre
    Comblain-au-Pont

    Comblain-au-Pont bats interpretative centre

    This interpretative centre, dedicated to bats, offers an interesting angle on the former quarries of Geromont: a Natura 2000 site in the Ourthe valley.
  • The Musée de la Forêt et des Eaux (Domaine de Berinzenne)
    Spa

    The Musée de la Forêt et des Eaux (Domaine de Berinzenne)

    The Forest and Waters Museum, nestled in the Domaine de Bérinzenne in Spa, reveals the many secrets of the fauna and flora of the Fagnes.
  • The Domaine de Bérinzenne and the Maison de la Nature (Spa)
    Spa

    The Domaine de Bérinzenne and the Maison de la Nature (Spa)

    Nestled at the heart of the forests near Spa, by the Fagne de Malchamps, this estate opens its spaces to the public: a panoramic tower, a tree planted park with a pond and picnic area. It is also home to the Musée de la Forêt et des Eaux and to the CRIE.
  • Avenature: fun nature activities in Vielsalm (Ardenne)
    Vielsalm

    Avenature: fun nature activities in Vielsalm (Ardenne)

    Avenature is a wonderful opportunity to try a variety of extraordinary adventure sports, all at the same place. The challenges found their inspiration in the local folklore and take place in nature: tree top trekking, discgolf, gauswheel, monkey climbing, western games, kayak, GPS hikes...
  • Bouillon castle: a medieval gem in Wallonia
    Watch a falconry demonstration at the Bouillon castle
    Bouillon

    Bouillon castle: a medieval gem in Wallonia

    Built on three rock pitons overlooking the Semois river, the Bouillon Castle is a remarkable monument in the province of Luxembourg, retracing almost a thousand years of history and military architecture.
  • Villers Abbey, part of Wallonia's exceptional cultural heritage
    Venez découvrir l'Abbaye de Villers-la-Ville et ses ruines, dans le Brabant Wallon
    Villers-la-Ville

    Villers Abbey, part of Wallonia's exceptional cultural heritage

    The Villers Abbey, built in 1146, now in ruins is a stunning witness of how the Cistercian Monks lived. The site is considered one of the most complete in Europe as it features remains of all the buildings used daily.
  • Bois-du-Luc: a UNESCO mining site, witness of the Industrial Revolution
    Houdeng-Aimeries

    Bois-du-Luc: a UNESCO mining site, witness of the Industrial Revolution

    The Bois-du-Luc mining site was one of the main witnesses of the industrial revolution in Wallonia. This extraordinary historical heritage, wonderfully well preserved, is protected by UNESCO.
  • Malmundarium, a must see historical visit in Malmedy
    Malmedy

    Malmundarium, a must see historical visit in Malmedy

    The Malmundarium, a former Benedictine monastery, is a space dedicated to memory, art, history and culture in the Cantons de l'Est region.
  • The Godefroid de Bouillon Archéoscope
    Bouillon

    The Godefroid de Bouillon Archéoscope

    The Archéoscope Godefroid de Bouillon will take you onto an incredible immersive journey: the history of the very first crusade...
  • Maison du Patrimoine Médiéval Mosan in Dinant
    Mosan - Medieval Heritage House in Dinant
    Bouvignes

    Maison du Patrimoine Médiéval Mosan in Dinant

    Immerse yourself in the eventful history of the Mosan Valley thanks to the Mosan medieval heritage house. Dsiover Mosane life in Dinant.
  • BPS22, one of the largest art museums in Wallonia
    Charleroi

    BPS22, one of the largest art museums in Wallonia

    The BPS22, one of the largest art museums in Wallonia, stands out with its stunning architecture: an industrial glass and iron casing, built in 1911. Its fascinating program of exhibitions and activities make it an iconic stop for all culture lovers in Charleroi.
  • The Bois du Cazier and its heaps: a remarkable memorial site
    Marcinelle

    The Bois du Cazier and its heaps: a remarkable memorial site

    Listed by UNESCO as one of the major mining sites in Wallonia, the Bois du Cazier is a particularly touching memorial. Located South of Charleroi, this preserved industrial heritage site stretches along 26 hectares. A remarkable orientation trail has been designed to present its 3 heaps and architectural features.
  • Musée de la Ville d'eaux | Spa
    Visit le Musée de la Ville d'eaux à Spa
    Spa

    Musée de la Ville d'eaux | Spa

    Located in the former Villa Royale, residence of the second queen of the Belgian Marie Henriette, the Museum de la Ville d'eaux unveils the history of Spa.
  • The Spa-Francorchamps racetrack museum (Stavelot abbey)
    Abbey - Stavelot - Space - Tourism - Culture - Secret Wallonia
    Stavelot

    The Spa-Francorchamps racetrack museum (Stavelot abbey)

    The museum, located in the Stavelot Abbey’s magnificent vaulted cellars, presents the prestigious history the Spa-Francorchamps racetrack, one of the most beautiful circuit in the world.
  • The centre of rail and stone in Jemelle
    Jemelle

    The centre of rail and stone in Jemelle

    A stone's throw from Rochefort, this museum covers the many facets of the Belgian railway network and limestone.
  • Maison Van Gogh, the Marais' house in Cuesmes
    Cuesmes

    Maison Van Gogh, the Marais' house in Cuesmes

    Located near Mons, the Maison du Marais is dedicated to Vincent Van Gogh, one of the greatest painters from the 19th century.
  • The Fort de Logne castle and museum: a medieval day in Vieuxville
    Vieuxville

    The Fort de Logne castle and museum: a medieval day in Vieuxville

    Located within easy reach of Durbuy, the castle and museum of Logne are sure to delight the family.
  • The Ferme du Caillou, Napoleon's last headquarters before the Battle of Waterloo
    Vieux-Genappe

    The Ferme du Caillou, Napoleon's last headquarters before the Battle of Waterloo

    The museum retraces, though a clever scenography, the night spent here by Napoleon, just before the Battle of Waterloo. The scenography recreates the atmosphere of the Emperor's headquarters through a clever setting and a selection of objects dating back to 1815.
  • The Horse Museum in Spa
    The Horse Museum in Spa - blacksmith
    Spa

    The Horse Museum in Spa

    Come and discover, in Queen Marie-Henriette's former stables, a permanent exhibition on equestrian activities in Spa.
  • Mundaneum: Mons paper Google
    Come and learn about the world at the Mudaneum in Mons
    Mons

    Mundaneum: Mons paper Google

    The Mundaneum is an exceptional archive centre and exhibition space in Mons, known to hold 12 million bibliographic records. Le Monde describes it as the Paper Google and the New York Times as The Web Time Forgot.
  • The fascinating megaliths of Wéris
    Wéris

    The fascinating megaliths of Wéris

    The rows of megaliths in Wéris add a surreal touch to the landscape. Such a sight is so unexpected… and yet, they have been placed there 3,000 years BC.
  • The steam railway museum of the Three Valleys | Treignes
    Visit the steam railway of the three valleys museum in Treignes and discover Belgium's rail and industrial history.
    Treignes

    The steam railway museum of the Three Valleys | Treignes

    Set in a former international station, the museum retraces Belgium's railway and industrial history
  • Blegny-Mine: an iconic mining site near Liège
    Discover Blegny-Mine: a major European mining site, listed by UNESCO
    Blegny

    Blegny-Mine: an iconic mining site near Liège

    Located east of Liège, this site is one of the four authentic coal mines left in Europe, all listed by UNESCO. Put your jacket and helmet on: the guided tour will take you through galleries 30 to 60 m underground!
  • The Maison des Géants (the Giants' house) in Ath: an impressive museum in Wallonia
    Ath

    The Maison des Géants (the Giants' house) in Ath: an impressive museum in Wallonia

    In November 2005, UNESCO added to its list of intangible cultural heritage the giants and fantasy figures of 9 Belgian and French cities.
  • The Tournai Museum of Archeology
    Tournai

    The Tournai Museum of Archeology

    The Tournai Museum of Archeology presents prehistoric, Gallo-Roman and Merovingian archeology
  • Travel 5,000 years in time at the Archéosite and the Musée d'Aubechies
    Come visit the Archeosite d'Aubechies, the largest archaeological restoration site in Belgium
    Aubechies

    Travel 5,000 years in time at the Archéosite and the Musée d'Aubechies

    The Archeosite and Museum of Aubechies, dedicated to the era separating Pre-history from Roman times, is the largest archaeological open-air museum in Belgium.
  • Reconnect with nature at the Chevetogne Estate
    Découvrez le Domaine Provincial De Chevetogne à Ciney
    Chevetogne

    Reconnect with nature at the Chevetogne Estate

    The Domaine Provincial de Chevetogne, which stretches over 550 hectares, is sure to delight you with its many surprises throughout its green spaces and its many creative activities.
  • Malagne, the Archéopark presenting our ancestors: the Gauls
    Come and live a Gallo-Roman experience in Malagne, at the Rochefort Archéoparc
    Rochefort

    Malagne, the Archéopark presenting our ancestors: the Gauls

    Travel back to Gallo-Roman times! In this archeopark, between gardens and vegetable patches, you will have a chance to be a blacksmith, a potter, a baker... A wonderful immersive, historical experience.
  • Hergé Museum | Louvain-la-Neuve
    Discover the Hergé Museum in Louvain-la-Neuve
    Ottignies-Louvain-la-Neuve

    Hergé Museum | Louvain-la-Neuve

    The Hergé Museum, dedicated to Georges Remi, who created Tintin, is an absolute must stop for all comic book lovers.
  • Animalaine: a living museum dedicated to wool in Bastogne
    Discover the Living Wool Museum and Animalaine Animal Park in Bastogne
    Bastogne

    Animalaine: a living museum dedicated to wool in Bastogne

    Located in Bastogne (Ardenne), this interactive museum offers a wealth of information on wool, and forgotten trades.
  • The Aulne Abbey
    Discover the history of the Aulne Abbey, in Gozée, and the life of its Cistercian monks.
    Gozée

    The Aulne Abbey

    The ruins of the Cistercian Aulne Abbey are nestled on the right bank of the Sambre, in a place beautifully called "Vallée de la Paix" or Valley of peace. The atmosphere is indeed very soothing and calls for a pleasant walk.
  • Musée Royal de Mariemont | Morlanwelz
    Discover the Musée Royal de Mariemont in Morlanwelz
    Morlanwez

    Musée Royal de Mariemont | Morlanwelz

    Opened since 1975, set in a splendid park, the Musée royal de Mariemont features collections gathered by its founder Raoul Waroqué.
  • Source O Rama: the journey a little drop of water in the big world
    Chaudfontaine

    Source O Rama: the journey a little drop of water in the big world

    Visitors can discover the many secrets of fresh water at Source O Rama, in the heart of the Parc des Sources de Chaudfontaine. This fun, family-friendly visit can be combined with a stroll through the nearby Modern Art Museum, the ArtHouse.
  • Abbey de Stavelot: the Guillaume Apollinaire museum
    Stavelot

    Abbey de Stavelot: the Guillaume Apollinaire museum

    The Guillaume Apollinaire museum retraces the stay of the poet in the region.
  • Liège Archeoforum: an archaeological museum featuring fascinating remains
    Liège

    Liège Archeoforum: an archaeological museum featuring fascinating remains

    Liège's Archaeoforum is an exceptional archaeological site located in the city centre, right under the Place Saint-Lambert.
  • SPARKOH!: a scientific adventures park (Frameries)
    Frameries

    SPARKOH!: a scientific adventures park (Frameries)

    Le Pass is a unique attraction featuring interactive, family friendly exhibitions to approach science in a different way. The site is situated just 6 km fro
  • The Grand Hornu site: cultural heritage, exhibitions, design and innovation
    Come visit the historical site of Grand Hornu, A UNESCO World Heritage Site since 2012
    Hornu

    The Grand Hornu site: cultural heritage, exhibitions, design and innovation

    Take a former coal mine, get it listed by UNESCO as World Heritage and you get the CID of the Grand Hornu: an innovation and design centre, featuring temporary exhibitions on design, applied art and contemporary art.
  • Le Couloir du Temps et De la Pierre au Ciel: to movies presenting the story of Tournai
    Tournai

    Le Couloir du Temps et De la Pierre au Ciel: to movies presenting the story of Tournai

    Le Couloir du Temps, a multimedia spectacle now screened at the Tourist Office, presents the 2,000 years of history in the town of tournai in just 20 minutes.
  • The Domaine de Palogne, a leisure centre along the Ourthe
    Vieuxville

    The Domaine de Palogne, a leisure centre along the Ourthe

    The Domaine de Palogne invites you to discover its enchanting setting where nature, history and relaxation meet.