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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  • The Collegiate Church of St Gertrude and its impressive jacquemart
    Nivelles

    The Collegiate Church of St Gertrude and its impressive jacquemart

    The jacquemart (an animated mechanised figure which strikes the hours on a bell with a hammer) of the Sainte-Gertrude collegiate church in Nivelle is one of 3 in Wallonia.
  • 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 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 Grottes de Han estate
    Han-sur-Lesse

    The Grottes de Han estate

    Venture into the domain of the caves of Han and have a closer look at the Ardenne's flora and fauna in the Wildlife Park
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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,
  • 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 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 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.
  • Ardenne Aventures: fun activities in La Roche en Ardenne
    La Roche-en-Ardenne

    Ardenne Aventures: fun activities in La Roche en Ardenne

    Kayak down the Ourthe at your own pace and enjoy being surrounded by nature. This activity can be done all year round (special equipment in winter). Choose from one or 2 seat kayaks.
  • Plugstreet 14-18 Experience à Comines-Warneton
    Ploegsteert

    Plugstreet 14-18 Experience à Comines-Warneton

    Want to know more about the first world war in Wallonia? Visit the Plugstreet 14-18 experience, by the British Memorial in Ploegsteert.
  • Mahymobiles: a car museum in Leuze-en-Hainaut
    Leuze-en-Hainaut

    Mahymobiles: a car museum in Leuze-en-Hainaut

    Mahymobiles holds a remarkable collection of veteran, vintage and classic vehicles, 300 of which are on public display. Walk into the entrance hall and you are greeted by a dusty Delahaye. Look out for the unique De Mola coupé, a Rolls-Royce Phantom III and a Delaunay Belleville among other gems. Belgian brands such as
  • Memorial Waterloo 1815: the Lion's Mound and its interactive museum
    Braine-l'Alleud

    Memorial Waterloo 1815: the Lion's Mound and its interactive museum

    The Lion's hamlet was part of the Waterloo battlefield where French and English troops fought on June 15, 1815.
  • The Musée du Petit Format in Nismes
    Nismes

    The Musée du Petit Format in Nismes

    This tiny museum in Nismes invites art lovers to discover many facets of contemporary art through pieces from international collections.
  • 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.
  • Western-City: the American West at the heart of the Ardenne
    Chaudfontaine

    Western-City: the American West at the heart of the Ardenne

    Cowboys, Indians, Sheriff, saloon: get ready to explore the American West in Chaudfontaine.
  • Viroin Ecomuseum
    Treignes

    Viroin Ecomuseum

    The Ecomusée welcome visitors at the heart of the village of Treignes, in a remarkable, listed fortified farm.
  • A walk through the Furfooz Nature Reserve near Dinant
    Furfooz

    A walk through the Furfooz Nature Reserve near Dinant

    The Furfooz Park, in the province of Namur, invites you to discover its archaeological, geological and natural heritage. This family-friendly stroll offers lovely views on the Lesse river.
  • Musée de la Vie rurale à Huissignies
    Museum - rural life - Huissignies - Chièvres
    Huissignies

    Musée de la Vie rurale à Huissignies

    In this museum, located in the province of Hainaut, time seems to have stopped.
  • 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.
  • Lesse Kayaks: Dinant Evasion's kayaks and canoes
    Dinant

    Lesse Kayaks: Dinant Evasion's kayaks and canoes

    The Lesse slaloms through stunning landscapes speckled with medieval castles, prehistoric caves, audacious rock formations... These unique views, which can only be enjoyed, from kayaking or canoeing along the river, guarantee the perfect day out with friends or family.
  • Hergé Museum | 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.
  • 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 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.
  • 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 Eau d'Heure lakes and the Plate Taille Visitor Centre
    Discover the Eau d'Heure lakes, the Plate Taille dam at Boussu-lez-Walcourt
    Boussu-lez-Walcourt

    The Eau d'Heure lakes and the Plate Taille Visitor Centre

    Enjoy a guided tour of the biggest dam in Belgium and its skywalk, offering a unique 107 m high panorama.
  • 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.
  • Plopsaqua: a water theme park in Hannut-Landen
    Hannut

    Plopsaqua: a water theme park in Hannut-Landen

    Plopsaqua Hannut-Landen is a leisure sports centre in Hannut, Province of Liège.
  • 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.
  • Château de Chimay castle: an interactive and historical visit
    Chimay

    Château de 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.
  • 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!
  • Forestia: a wildlife and adventure park in La Reid
    Theux

    Forestia: a wildlife and adventure park in La Reid

    Forestia, in La Reid (Haute Fagne), is fully dedicated to nature. Its green setting, wildlife park, adventure trails make it the perfect place for a day out with friends and family.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • François Duesberg museum (Mons)
    Mons

    François Duesberg museum (Mons)

    Located in the former premises of the National Bank of Belgium, opposite the Sainte-Waudru collegiate church, this museum offers a fascinating insight in the life of French society from the reign of Louis XVI to the Restoration. Dedicated to decorative art, its collections feature quite unusual, if not rare, pieces.
  • Château de Louvignies
    Chaussée-Notre-Dame-Louvignies

    Château de Louvignies

    Set in the countryside, only a few kilometres from Soignies in the province of Hainaut, the Château de Louvignies awaits.
  • Les Anes de François: donkey rides in Gembloux
    Bossière

    Les Anes de François: donkey rides in Gembloux

    Nature guide François will take you on a guided donkey ride in Bossière, between Gembloux and Namur: a wonderful way to slow down and really enjoy the landscapes around you... Perfect for adults and children!
  • 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...
  • Electric boat rentals for cruises on the Canal du Centre
    La Louvière

    Electric boat rentals for cruises on the Canal du Centre

    The Boatlifts of the Canal du Centre Historique, listed by UNESCO, are iconic sights in the Region. From the Cantine des Italiens, you can rent electric boats (no permit required!) and indulge in a journey through time.
  • 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 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.
  • The Labyrinthe de Durbuy, a mind wowing park in Belgium
    Barvaux-sur-Ourthe

    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.
  • Musée d'Ansembourg: Liège Archaeology and Decorative Arts Museum
    Liège

    Musée d'Ansembourg: Liège Archaeology and Decorative Arts Museum

    Le Musée d'Ansenbourg is dedicated to decorative art in the 18th century. This historical location in Liège owns the largest collection of furniture and objects for that period.
  • MUDIA, a didactic art museum in Redu
    Redu

    MUDIA, a didactic art museum in Redu

    Mark the date in your agenda! The museum MUDIA, featuring over 300 pieces from the Renaissance to the contemporary era, will open its doors in Redu (Province of Luxembourg) in September. Be prepared to see art from a different angle in Wallonia.
  • Freÿr-sur-Meuse castle and its gardens (Hastière)
    View of the park and its orange trees at the Château de Freÿr in 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.
  • Enjoy a river cruise with Croisières Namur
    Namur

    Enjoy a river cruise with Croisières Namur

    A cruise is one of the most wonderful ways to admire the Haute Meuse and its stunning landscapes... Get on board, the meeting point is near the Pont de Jambes in Namur.
  • BrandSport: adventure sports in the Ardenne
    La Roche-en-Ardenne

    BrandSport: adventure sports in the Ardenne

    Brandsport organises adventure sports activities, lessons and teambuilding sessins near La Roche en Ardenne (Begian Luxembourg).