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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 Labyrinthe de Durbuy, a mind wowing park in Belgium
    The Labyrinthe de Durbuy, an off the beaten path theme park in Belgium
    Barvaux

    The Labyrinthe de Durbuy, a mind wowing park in Belgium

    This off the beaten path theme park is set in nature in the Province of Luxembourg, only 30 minutes from Namur and Liège and 1 hour from Brussels.
  • Le Parc à gibier de La Roche: a wildlife park in Ardenne
    La Roche-en-Ardenne

    Le Parc à gibier de La Roche: a wildlife park in Ardenne

    Le Parc à gibier de La Roche is a wonderful opportunity to discover the animals - cute or impressive - living in the Ardenne forest. The perfect family day out!
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • The Bois des Rêves estate in Ottignies
    Ottignies

    The Bois des Rêves estate in Ottignies

    This leisure park set in a stunning natural area in the province of Walloon Brabant promises a wonderful day out. Just 30 minutes from Brussels, the Bois des Rêves, at the very heart of a forest, offers a wide range of activities for the whole family.
  • The Strépy-Thieu funicular lift, a river gem in Wallonia
    Discover the Strépy-Thieu funicular lift, dominating the Canal du centre
    Thieu

    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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Maredsous abbey: cheese and beer of character
    Come and visit the Maredsous abbey in Denée
    Denée

    Maredsous abbey: cheese and beer of character

    The Maredsous Abbey, in the Molignée valley, is one of the most beautiful ones in Belgium. Make the most of your visit to admire the architecture of the monastery and taste the famous cheese and beer made on site.
  • The Aqualibi aquatic park, a water fun adventure
    Enjoy a relaxing and fun day in the Aqualibi aquatic park in Wavre
    Wavre

    The Aqualibi aquatic park, a water fun adventure

    Aqualibi is a fantastic water theme park near Wavre, in Wallonia. Water at 29°C, thrilling attractions inspired by tropical places, fun slides, a wave pool and a bubbly time in a jacuzzi. It's the perfect day out with friends and family!
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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 ....
  • River cruises on the Meuse with Dinant Evasion
    Dinant - escape from the routine - sport - nautical - Lesse - Meuse
    Dinant

    River cruises on the Meuse with Dinant Evasion

    Fancy discovering the Haute-Meuse differently? Dinant Evasion offers a choice of 2 cruises on the river, starting from Dinant.
  • 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!
  • 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.
  • The Lion's Mound, part of the Waterloo battlefield
    Admire the famous Lion's Mound in Waterloo
    Braine-L'Alleud

    The Lion's Mound, part of the Waterloo battlefield

    The Lion's Mound, overlooking what once was a battlefield, commemorate the Allies' victory over Napoleon's imperial trips. The beast, placed on top of this 40 metres hill, seems to be roaring towards France still.
  • 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 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.
  • RIVEO's minigolf, set in splendid gardens
    Hotton

    RIVEO's minigolf, set in splendid gardens

    Try minigolf with a twist at RIVEO. This 18 hole course, set in a peaceful setting, takes visitors through 5 different gardens.
  • Parc Dinant Aventure: a tree top challenge
    Anseremme

    Parc Dinant Aventure: a tree top challenge

    The Parc de Dinant Aventure, which overlooks the Lesse and Meuse valleys, offers thrilling adventures in a stunning natural setting.
  • 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
  • Panorama of the Battle of Waterloo battlefield: a 360° fresco
    Braine-L'Alleud

    Panorama of the Battle of Waterloo battlefield: a 360° fresco

    This extraordinary, full scale mural present the various scenes of the 1815 battle between Wellington and Napoleon's troops. Painted in 1912, it gives an impressive 3D feel.
  • 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...
  • Dive in a magical world at Liège's Aquarium-Museum:
    Liège

    Dive in a magical world at Liège's 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.
  • Wallonia's Public Transport Museum (Liège)
    Liège

    Wallonia's Public Transport Museum (Liège)

    Liège's Public Transport Museum invites you to (re)discover the vehicles of the past. A real journey through time!
  • The cave of Lorette in Rochefort: a remarkable natural heritage
    Rochefort

    The cave of Lorette in Rochefort: a remarkable natural heritage

    The Cave of Lorette, part of the Caves of Han domain, can be found in the province of Namur, only 300 m from the centre of Rochefort.
  • 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...
  • 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.
  • The Trois Vallées steam railway (in Mariembourg and Treignes)
    Mariembourg

    The Trois Vallées steam railway (in Mariembourg and Treignes)

    Enjoy a travel through time aboard this authentic steam train, a wonderful way to discover the Viroin and Haute-Meuse valleys in Wallonia.
  • The Plopsa Coo theme park
    Stavelot

    The Plopsa Coo theme park

    This family-friendly park offers a great balance of nature, fun and adventure. Take a trip back to prehistoric times at this fun park with aquatic dinosaur themes, water slides, roller coasters and attractions!
  • Let nature wow you at the Virelles Aquascope
    Virelles

    Let nature wow you at the Virelles Aquascope

    The Aquascope offers visitors quite fantastic adventures - from discovering the most beautiful pond in Wallonia to tree tops...
  • 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 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.
  • 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.
  • Houtopia, a recreative centre dedicated to children in Houffalize
    Houffalize

    Houtopia, a recreative centre dedicated to children in Houffalize

    At the heart of the Belgian Ardenne, Houtopia is a leisure and sensory discovery park for children.
  • The Parc des Topiaires, a fascinating topiary garden in Durbuy
    The Parc des Topiaires, a fascinating garden in Durbuy
    Durbuy

    The Parc des Topiaires, a fascinating topiary garden in Durbuy

    The largest topiary garden open to the public can be found in Durbuy, the smallest town in the world.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Espace Arthur Masson | The Ardenne and school of yesteryear
    Discover school as it was in the 1930s at the Espace Arthur Masson
    Treignes

    Espace Arthur Masson | The Ardenne and school of yesteryear

    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
  • 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,