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COVID-19: Touristic attractions remain closed for the time being in Wallonia. Museums, however, can reopen from December 1, 2020.

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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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  • 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 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 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.
  • 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.
  • 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
    Come and explore world famous underground caves of Han in Han-sur-Lesse, province of Namur
    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
  • The Musée de la Vie wallonne (Liège), a museum dedicated to life as it used to be in Wallonia
    Discover the history and life in Wallonia at the Museum of Walloon Life in Liège
    Liège

    The Musée de la Vie wallonne (Liège), a museum dedicated to life as it used to be in Wallonia

    The Musée de la vie wallonne, in the heart of Liège, presents the history and lives of Wallonia from the 19th century to the present days.
  • Ansembourg Museum (Museum of Archaeology and the Decorative Arts)
    Liège

    Ansembourg Museum (Museum of Archaeology and the Decorative Arts)

    The House of Ansembourg is a private 18th century town house that was bought by the city of Liège in 1903. It portrays aristocratic life during the Enlighte
  • Bois-du-Luc: a UNESCO mining site, witness of the Industrial Revolution
    Houdeng-Aimeries (La Louvière)

    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.
  • Spirale: Natoye Centre for Arts and Crafts
    Natoye

    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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • The citadel of Dinant, a fortress in the Meuse valley
    Dinant

    The citadel of Dinant, a fortress in the Meuse valley

    The citadel of Dinant promises an incredible day out. Retrace 900 years history and discover the Meuse valley in Belgium.
  • 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.
  • Museum of Photography | Charleroi
    Perspective view of the rooms - Charleroi's Photography Museum, Belgium
    Mont-sur-Marchienne

    Museum of Photography | Charleroi

    The Museum of Photography in Charleroi is the most important photography museum in Europe. It features permanent and temporary exhibitions.
  • The Grand Curtius: a fascinating museum complex in Liège
    Liège

    The Grand Curtius: a fascinating museum complex in Liège

    The Grand Curtius celebrates the link between object and society. Built between the 17th and 21st century, fully renovated, it offers a fascinating visit to all those wishing to learn more about Liège's history. This museum organises many exhibitions throughout the year.
  • Bastogne War Museum: a WW2 commemorative centre
    Bastogne

    Bastogne War Museum: a WW2 commemorative centre

    This cultural centre, dedicated to the second world war, offers an incredible immersion into the Battle of the Bulge. 4 characters, civilians and soldiers, guide the visitors through the galleries, sharing their story as they go along. An interactive, modern presentation sure to wow children and adults alike.
  • L Museum: Louvain-La-Neuve's university museum
    Ottignies-Louvain-la-Neuve

    L Museum: Louvain-La-Neuve's university museum

    Located Place des Sciences, Louvain-la-Neuve's university museum or L Museum, invites you to discover its rich interdisciplinary collections. This new cultural and art space has found its home in the former Science and Technology Library, at the very heart of the student district.
  • Pouhon Pierre le Grand de SPA, Immersia et Joan Mirò
    Spa

    Pouhon Pierre le Grand de SPA, Immersia et Joan Mirò

    The splendid 1880 Pouhon Pierre le Grand, offers you "Spa Experience" a 360 degree film and a permanent Joan Mirò.art collection.
  • 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.
  • 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 Centre for Engravings and Prints in La Louvière
    La Louvière

    The Centre for Engravings and Prints in La Louvière

    The Centre for Engravings and Prints is a place for encounters, creation and research, dedicated solely to contemporary prints...
  • Viroin Ecomuseum
    Treignes

    Viroin Ecomuseum

    The Ecomusée welcome visitors at the heart of the village of Treignes, in a remarkable, listed fortified farm.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Maison du Parc-Botrange
    Take a stroll through the Haute Fagnes Natural Park in Eifel
    Waimes

    Maison du Parc-Botrange

    Located on the highest site of the country, between the Fagnes plain and forest crossed by mountain streams, the Maison du Parc-Botrange welcome visitors in their quest to reconnect with outdoors activities and discover the largest Nature reserve in Belgium.
  • The Musée de la Boverie: fine arts and exhibitions in Liège
    Musée de la Boverie in Liège: fine arts and exhibitions
    Liège

    The Musée de la Boverie: fine arts and exhibitions in Liège

    Visit La Boverie, an iconic cultural site in Liège: both an art museum and an international exhibition space.
  • 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.
  • Malmundarium, a must see historical visit in Malmedy
    Visit the Malmundarium, the historical and touristic heart of 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 Château de Seneffe and its estate | The Silverware Museum
    Discover the Château de Seneffe and its estate
    Seneffe

    The Château de Seneffe and its estate | The Silverware Museum

    The Château de Seneffe estate and its Museum feature one of Belgium's most important silverware collections.
  • Maison Léon Losseau: an Art Nouveau gem in Mons
    Maison Léon Losseau, Treasure of art nouveau in Mons
    Mons

    Maison Léon Losseau: an Art Nouveau gem in Mons

    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.
  • RIVEO: the River Interpretative Centre in Hotton
    Hotton

    RIVEO: the River Interpretative Centre in Hotton

    Located in the province of Luxembourg, between Durbuy and La Roche, the RIVEO Interpretative Centre features unexpected finds, all themed around rivers and their biodiversity.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • The Doudou Museum in Mons and its Jardin du Mayeur
    Mons

    The Doudou Museum in Mons and its Jardin du Mayeur

    Located in the Jardin du Mayeur, the Doudou Museum invites you to discover the rich world of the Ducasse, listed as world heritage.
  • The Arthothèque: discover the life of museums backstage
    Mons

    The Arthothèque: discover the life of museums backstage

    The Arthothèque reveals the hidden life of no less than 50,000 artworks, their renovations, the way they are stored and protected when not on show to the public.
  • MMM: Mons Mémorial Museum
    Mons

    MMM: Mons Mémorial Museum

    The city of the Doudou invites you to discover the MMM or Mons Memorial Museum: a new cultural space retracing its story through the two world wars.
  • The 1815 Memorial museum: a historical site retracing the battle of Waterloo
    Braine-l'Alleud

    The 1815 Memorial museum: a historical site retracing the battle of Waterloo

    (Re)discover this famous page of Walloon history, straight on the battlefield which witnessed the battle on June 18th, 1815. More than a museum, this is a multi-sensorial, immersive experience. Come with friends and family and learn more about this event, a turning point in the history of Europe.
  • The Keramis Ceramic Centre
    La Louvière

    The Keramis Ceramic Centre

    Discover the new Centre Keramis de la Louvière. A museum dedicated to ceramics and earthenware installed on the site of the factory Royal Boch ....
  • Musée de l'Industrie, Bois du Cazier
    Discover the history of the Bois du Cazier in Marcinelle
    Charleroi

    Musée de l'Industrie, Bois du Cazier

    The Musée de l'Industrie, in the Bois du Cazier, South of Charleroi, takes you back to the industrial revolution era.
  • Mulum Museum - Liege's Light Museum
    Liège

    Mulum Museum - Liege's Light Museum

    The Light Museum in Liège showcases key lighting objects and mechanisms, used all over the world from prehistoric times to the 21st century.
  • BAM - Musée des Beaux-Arts in Mons
    Mons

    BAM - Musée des Beaux-Arts in Mons

    Le BAM, Fine Arts of Mons, is a museum to (re) discover and a space of cultural creation
  • Mons Belfry: a fascinating monument
    Mons

    Mons Belfry: a fascinating monument

    Discover the full beauty of Belgium's only baroque belfry by taking its panoramic lift and enjoying the view over the city.
  • The Domaine de Palogne, a leisure centre along the Ourthe
    Vieuxville-Ferrières

    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.
  • The Darcis chocolate shop and museum in Verviers
    Verviers

    The Darcis chocolate shop and museum in Verviers

    Jean-Philippe Darcis, Belgian chocolate ambassador and pioneer of the macaron in Belgium, welcomes you in his chocolate museum in Verviers. There you will retrace the origins and history of this fantastic treat through a chocolate trail.
  • The Plugstreet 14-18 Experience
    Visit the interpretative centre on the Great War, Plugstreet 14-18 in Ploegstreet
    Ploegsteert

    The Plugstreet 14-18 Experience

    Want to know more about the first world war in Wallonia? Visit the Plugstreet 14-18 experience, by the British Memorial in Ploegsteert.
  • The Glass Museum at the Bois du Cazier
    Marcinelle

    The Glass Museum at the Bois du Cazier

    The Glass Museum, at the Bois du Cazier in Marcinelle, retraces five thousand years of art, history and technology.
  • ReGare, interpretation centre for the local and regional heritage of Fosses-la-Vil
    Fosses-La-Ville

    ReGare, interpretation centre for the local and regional heritage of Fosses-la-Vil

    ReGare, the interpretation centre dedicated to local and regional heritage, unveils all about the folk festivals of Fosses-la-Ville!