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

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.

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 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.
  • The belfry of Thuin, listed by UNESCO
    The belfry of Thuin, listed by Unesco
    Thuin

    The belfry of Thuin, listed by UNESCO

    Listed by UNESCO for its remarkable VIIth century architecture, the belfry of Thuin, guarantees a stunning panorama of the region. Visitors get the opportun
  • 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.
  • Chimay castle: an interactive and historical visit
    Chimay

    Chimay castle: an interactive and historical visit

    This superb castle, more than a 1,000 years old, is near the Scourmont abbey which makes the Trappist Chimay beer.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Jehay castle | Amay
    Amay

    Jehay castle | 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 Fort de Logne castle and museum: a medieval day in Vieuxville
    Vieuxville-Ferrières

    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 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.
  • Modave Castle and its exceptional gardens
    Come and visit the Moldave castle, dating back to the XVIIth century
    Modave

    Modave Castle and its exceptional gardens

    The Modave castle, listed as major cultural heritage of Wallonia, is well worth the detour. Built on a rocky hill in the province of Liège, it is said to date back to the Middle Ages.
  • Ruins of La Roche-en-Ardenne castle
    Come and visit the feudal castle of La Roche-en-Ardenne
    La Roche-en-Ardenne

    Ruins of La Roche-en-Ardenne castle

    Overlooking the city and the Ourthe river, at the very heart of nature, this IXth century castle makes La Roche the gem of the Ardenne and the Luxembourg province. A wonderful journey to medieval times awaits...
  • Tournai Belfry: a UNESCO gem
    Tournai

    Tournai Belfry: a UNESCO gem

    Tournai is best seen from its 15th century belfry, listed by UNESCO. Built on the site of the 1218 original after it burnt down, it is the oldest in Wallonia's seven belfries and the only one with outdoor viewing platforms. 
  • Château de Celles - Vêves
    Come and visit the Château de Celles-Vêves
    Celles

    Château de Celles - Vêves

    Former kingdom of Pépin de Herstal in the VIIIth century, castle of the Beaufort lords (who reconstructed it in 1410) then home to their descendants...
  • Reinhardstein castle | Ovifat
    Ovifat

    Reinhardstein castle | Ovifat

    Nestled in the eastern townships of the Haute s Fagnes, this castle from the 14th century overlooks Ovifat from the top of its peak.
  • The Citadel of Namur and its fascinating network of underground galleries
    Namur

    The Citadel of Namur and its fascinating network of underground galleries

    Upon inspection of the Citadel, Napoleon labelled it as “Europe’s Termite Mound” due to its extensive network of underground passages. Discover 500m of restored passages with an immersive-guided tour that will take you to the heart of the history of the Citadel’s entrails, through sound and light.
  • The castle of Lavaux-Sainte-Anne, nature and cultural heritage in Rochefort
    Discover the castle of Lavaux-Sainte-Anne, in the province of Namur
    Lavaux-Sainte-Anne

    The castle of Lavaux-Sainte-Anne, nature and cultural heritage in Rochefort

    The castle of Lavaux-Saint-Anne, its three museums, its park and gardens in the province of Namur are sure to enchant you. This magnificent castle on the plain of Wallonia is a mere 16 km from Rochefort, 23 from the French border.
  • Freÿr-sur-Meuse castle and its gardens (Hastière)
    Hastière

    Freÿr-sur-Meuse castle and its gardens (Hastière)

    Freÿr sur Meuse, a Renaissance castle with stunning gardens, is part of Wallonia's protected architectural heritage.
  • Château de Franchimont: a medieval fortress in Theux
    Theux

    Château de Franchimont: a medieval fortress in Theux

    The Château de Franchimont is an 11th-century medieval fortress, built on a rocky peak dominating three valleys north of the Ardennes, about 8 km from Spa.
  • The Château de Beloeil estate, the Belgian Versailles
    Come and explore the Château de Beloeil and its park in the province of Hainaut
    Beloeil

    The Château de Beloeil estate, the Belgian Versailles

    Built in the 14th century, this massive turreted chateau is surrounded by a wide moat connected to a series of lakes and channels which wind through one of the largest and most ornate French-style gardens in Belgium.
  • The Château de Moha
    Moha

    The Château de Moha

    This stunning castle was set on a rocky spur at the edge of the village.
  • Raeren castle and its ceramics museum
    Raeren

    Raeren castle and its ceramics museum

    This unique collection features more than 2000 pieces covers 500 years of Rhenish and contemporary ceramics.
  • Cité Miroir: an exceptional cultural space in Liège
    Liège

    Cité Miroir: an exceptional cultural space in Liège

    Located in the old Sauvenière basins in Liège, the Cité Miroir is a space for exhibitions, shows and cultural expression.
  • The Delta cultural centre in Namur
    Namur

    The Delta cultural centre in Namur

    6,000 m² dedicated to art and culture! Previously known as the Maison de la culture and now fully renovated, the Delta features concert halls, a panoramic terrace and a garden:
  • Le Phare | A museum complex in Andenne
    Andenne

    Le Phare | A museum complex in Andenne

    Le Phare, a new museum space in Andenne, offers an interactive journey through history... Children and adults alike will enjoy travelling through eras thanks to the modern, playful presentation of the galleries.
  • Château des Princes de Ligne a Antoing
    Antoing

    Château des Princes de Ligne a Antoing

    Visit the Castle of the Princes of Antoing Line, A magnificent neo-Gothic house where you can also see the wall of enclosure and the bolewerk (fortified bastion).
  • Harzé castle and its Milling and Baking Museum
    Harzé

    Harzé castle and its Milling and Baking Museum

    The Milling and Bakery Museum will take you through the extraordinary adventure of harvesting grain, processing flour with old mills and bread making.
  • The Château de l'Avouerie d'Anthisnes, for a historical visit and its Beer and Pékèt Museum
    Anthisnes

    The Château de l'Avouerie d'Anthisnes, for a historical visit and its Beer and Pékèt Museum

    The Château de l’Avouerie d’Anthisnes, in the province of Liège, welcomes you for a gourmet and historical visit.
  • The ruins of the fortress of Montaigle
    Falaen

    The ruins of the fortress of Montaigle

    The Montaigle Located in Falaen, at the confluence of the Flavion and Molignée, the ruins of the Montaigle castle will seduce the poet in you...castle, which used to the home to a count in the 14th century, is built on a rocky spur.
  • Let an owl be your guide through the Maison du Pays des Collines de Comines
    Ellezelles

    Let an owl be your guide through the Maison du Pays des Collines de Comines

    Come to the Maison du Pays des Collines in Ellezelles: an unexpected world filled with witches, devils, legends and folkloric tales.
  • The Eben-Ezer tower and its silex museum
    Bassenge

    The Eben-Ezer tower and its silex museum

    If you are looking for extraordinary, off the beaten path architectural gems in Wallonia, look no further. The Eben-Ezer tower, crowned with impressive winged animals, seems straight out of a Lord of the Rings or Games of Throne scene.