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.

We do our best to keep our information up to date but it's always best to check with the site you hope to visit before heading there - by phone, email, social media or simply by visiting their website - to see their latest opening hours and entry conditions.

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  • 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
  • Notre-Dame d'Orval Abbey: a religious and gourmet visit
    Orval
    Villers-devant-Orval

    Notre-Dame d'Orval Abbey: a religious and gourmet visit

    Founded in 1132, Notre-Dame of Orval is one of the most remarkable Cistercian abbeys in Belgium. This historical location is still home to a bustling community of monks and even... a Trappist brewery.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Liège Aquarium-Museum
    Liège

    Liège Aquarium-Museum

    The Aquarium-Museum in Liège will take you on a wonderful journey through the animal and aquatic universes, featuring fish from around the world.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • The Musée international du Carnaval et du Masque in Binche
    Binche

    The Musée international du Carnaval et du Masque in Binche

    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.
  • Préhistomuseum de Ramioul | A journey to Cro-Magnon man's time
    Flémalle

    Préhistomuseum de Ramioul | A journey to Cro-Magnon man's time

    Imagination is the wonder of children. In Wallonia, they can embody different personas on their travel adventures and transport the adults with them... At Prehistomuseum Adventure Park in Ramioul, you can channel your inner Flintstone as you try your hand at spar throwing or get comfortable in a cave. It's a place to m
  • 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.
  • The Lobbes-Thuin historic tramway
    Thuin

    The Lobbes-Thuin historic tramway

    The Vicinal Historic Tramway Discovery Centre in Lobbes-Thuin is a museum dedicated solely to trams of all kinds: steam, electric, diesel.
  • The Celtic Museum in Libramont: a fascinating journey through time
    Libramont

    The Celtic Museum in Libramont: a fascinating journey through time

    Travel back to a distant past, to Celtic time. The Musée des Celtes de Libramont will teach you about their daily life, beliefs and society structure through the rich archaeological heritage they left behind: dishes, tools, jewels... Conclude your journey with a didactic walk through the Bonance forest reserve.
  • The Ronquières inclined plane: a fascinating site
    Go across the Ronquières inclined plane on a boat
    Ronquières

    The Ronquières inclined plane: a fascinating site

    Located on the Charleroi-Bruxelles canal, the Ronquières inclined plane compensates a 70 m drop: a rather unique feature.
  • Musée des Transports en commun de Wallonie (Liège)
    Liège

    Musée des Transports en commun de Wallonie (Liège)

    Liège's Public Transport Museum invites you to (re)discover the vehicles of the past. A real journey through time!
  • 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 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.
  • Récréalle, a leisure centre in Alle-sur-Semois
    Panoramic view of Récréalle, Vresse-sur-Sémois
    Alle-sur-Semois

    Récréalle, a leisure centre in Alle-sur-Semois

    Récréalle is a superb leisure centre on the banks of the Semois river, 20 km from Bouillon and 40 km from Charleville (France).
  • SILEX'S Mons: the Neolithic flint mines of Spiennes
    Spiennes

    SILEX'S Mons: the Neolithic flint mines of Spiennes

    Just 6 km from Mons, the Neolithic flint mines of Spiennes or SILEX'S, listed by UNESCO, are well worth a visit...
  • Maison des Géants d'Ath, une visite de taille en Wallonie
    Ath

    Maison des Géants d'Ath, une visite de taille en Wallonie

    In November 2005, UNESCO added to its list of intangible cultural heritage the giants and fantasy figures of 9 Belgian and French cities.
  • 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.
  • Hôpital Notre-Dame à la Rose et le jardin du cloître à Lessines
    Lessines

    Hôpital Notre-Dame à la Rose et le jardin du cloître à Lessines

    Situated in the province of Hainaut, near the city of Tournai, this hospital is a unique witness to the way medieval hospitals operate.
  • The Espace Gallo-Romain in Ath and its remarkably preserved vessels
    Ath

    The Espace Gallo-Romain in Ath and its remarkably preserved vessels

    The boats and archaeological artefacts presented at the Espace Gallo-romain are the results of an exceptional discovery made in Pommeroeul in 1975. Join us on a journey through time to learn more about the Romans in Ath.
  • 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 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • The Outsider Ardennes: an adventure park in Hamoir
    Hamoir

    The Outsider Ardennes: an adventure park in Hamoir

    The Outsider Ardennes invites you to join their various sites in the Ourthe Valley (Hamoir, Comblain-Fairon, Comblain-la-Tour et Comblain-au-Pont) and try one of the many activities on offer.
  • 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.
  • 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 school of yesteryear | Espace Arthur Masson (Treignes)
    Discover school as it was in the 1930s at the Espace Arthur Masson
    Treignes

    The school of yesteryear | Espace Arthur Masson (Treignes)

    The Espace Arthur Masson, dedicated to the Belgian writer Arthur Masson, proposes an original visit in the heart of the superb Viroin valley in Belgium
  • Château de Jehay | Amay
    Amay

    Château de Jehay | Amay

    Located in the province of Liège, the Château de Jehay offers a remarkable architecture, unique in Europe. This impressive historical building, surrounded by moats, seems to appear as if by magic as you walk past the forest.
  • 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.
  • L'Espace Chimay: discover how Trappist beer is made
    Bourlers

    L'Espace Chimay: discover how Trappist beer is made

    L'Espace Chimay, dedicated to Chimay cheese and beer, presents the Chimay Experience, an interactive visit of the brewery. To be consumed with no moderation!
  • The Strépy-Thieu funicular lift, a river gem in Wallonia
    Discover the Strépy-Thieu funicular lift, dominating the Canal du centre
    La Louvière

    The Strépy-Thieu funicular lift, a river gem in Wallonia

    Located on the Canal du Centre, the Strépy-Thieu funicular lift is the largest boat lift and its 73.15 metres incline is the largest in the world. An absolute must see if you are travelling through the Hainaut region.
  • Mundaneum de Mons | Centre d'archives et espace muséal
    Come and learn about the world at the Mudaneum in Mons
    Mons

    Mundaneum de Mons | Centre d'archives et espace muséal

    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.
  • Be an astronaut for the day at the Euro Space Center
    Transinne

    Be an astronaut for the day at the Euro Space Center

    In this amazing centre exploring space, training like an astronaut and floating around using simulators truly is an out of this world experience. This great centre challenges you to learn to live in space and build your own rocket for a galactic mission. Euro Space Center is a planet everyone who dreams of galaxies and
  • 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.
  • Le CID au Grand-Hornu | Centre d'Innovation et de Design
    Come visit the historical site of Grand Hornu, A UNESCO World Heritage Site since 2012
    Hornu

    Le CID au Grand-Hornu | Centre d'Innovation et de Design

    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.
  • Folon Foundation: a museum and exhibitions at the Château de La Hulpe
    Musee Folon is situated in Solvay park in the Hulpe district
    La Hulpe

    Folon Foundation: a museum and exhibitions at the Château de La Hulpe

    Belgian artist Folon presents over 500 art works in the the Castle of La Hulpe's farm, just 20 minutes from Brussels,
  • 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 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
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • ArtHouse: masterpieces by 20th century artists in Chaudfontaine
    Chaudfontaine

    ArtHouse: masterpieces by 20th century artists in Chaudfontaine

    This incredible museum features in its permanent collections work by the greatest artists of the last century: Magritte, Picasso, Matisse, Warhol, Folon are only a few of the master painters to admire there. This cultural space is family friendly and a wonderful place to introduce younger generations to modern art.
  • 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.
  • The Musée en Piconrue and the Maison des Légendes: two fascinating museums in Bastogne
    Bastogne

    The Musée en Piconrue and the Maison des Légendes: two fascinating museums in Bastogne

    These two museums, at the very heart of Bastogne, will reveal the magic of the Ardenne traditions and culture, from the ethnographic heritage to religious craft.
  • 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 hydraulic boat lifts of the Canal du Centre
    Houdeng-Goegnies

    The hydraulic boat lifts of the Canal du Centre

    Situated in the province of Hainaut, these 4 hydraulic lifts, built beginning of the XIXth century, are standing monuments to the Belgian Industrial revolution. These timeless masterpieces, listed by UNESCO, can be visited.