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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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  • 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
    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.
  • 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.
  • 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 Draisines in Molignée: rail bikes perfect for a fun day out
    Anhée

    The Draisines in Molignée: rail bikes perfect for a fun day out

    Have fun riding a rail bike, allowing you to travel at your own pace on former railway tracks. The trail goes through the picturesque Molignée valley, between Falaën and Maredsous.
  • 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 Aisne Tourist Tram | A fun ride through the Ardenne countryside
    Come aboard the Aisne Tourist Tram (TTA) in Erezée
    Erezée

    The Aisne Tourist Tram | A fun ride through the Ardenne countryside

    The TTA - the Aisne Tourist Tram - runs along part of a former railway road in the Ardennes.
  • 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 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 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.
  • Electric boats rentals on the Meuse river | Dinant
    Dinant

    Electric boats rentals on the Meuse river | Dinant

    Dinant Evasion invites you to see Dinant, the birth town of Adolphe Sax, from an electric boat – quite a different angle! Even better: no license is required. Get on board, adventure awaits!
  • 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.
  • The Musée du Pays d'Ourthe-Amblève in Comblain-au-Pont
    Comblain-Au-Pont

    The Musée du Pays d'Ourthe-Amblève in Comblain-au-Pont

    Housed in an old presbytery dating from the 17th century, the Musée du Pays d'Ourthe-Amblève, invites visitors on a fascinating journey in the history of man, from Prehistoric times to today.
  • 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.
  • 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 Bats interpretative centre in Comblain-au-Pont
    Comblain-au-Pont

    The Bats interpretative centre in Comblain-au-Pont

    This interpretative centre, dedicated to bats, offers an interesting angle on the former quarries of Geromont: a Natura 2000 site in the Ourthe valley.
  • 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 Wellington Museum in Waterloo, a museum retracing the 1815 battle
    Memorial tourism - The Wellington Museum in Waterloo
    Waterloo

    The Wellington Museum in Waterloo, a museum retracing the 1815 battle

    This museum, once an inn, served as headquarters to the Duke of Wellington the night of June 17th, 1815. Right before the famous battle of Waterloo...
  • 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
  • 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.
  • 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!
  • 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.
  • Stavelot Abbey: the perfect alliance of culture and adventure
    Stavelot

    Stavelot Abbey: the perfect alliance of culture and adventure

    Stavelot Abbey, a Benedictine abbey funded in 651, is a fascinating historical site with quite a modern touch: an abseiling experience from the top of the abbey tower.
  • The History Museum of the Principality of Stavelot-Malmedy and the Espace Wibald
    Abbey - Stavelot - Space - Tourism - Culture - Secret Wallonia
    Stavelot

    The History Museum of the Principality of Stavelot-Malmedy and the Espace Wibald

    The Museum of the Principality of Stavelot-Malmedy offers a modern, clever, fascinating itinerary through the galleries presenting the story of the region.
  • 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.
  • 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.