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 Owl Distillery: a Scottish touch in Belgium
    Discover the Owl Distillery with Grâce-Hollogne and Etienne Bouillon, its creator.
    Fexhe-le-Haut-Clocher

    The Owl Distillery: a Scottish touch in Belgium

    The Owl Distillery makes the sole whisky 100% made in Belgium. Come and taste "The Belgian Owl", a Single Malt Whisky produced in Hesbaye.
  • CoSMos | The salmon's odyssey in Erezée
    View of the Bambois lake and its flower banks, under the clouds
    Érezée

    CoSMos | The salmon's odyssey in Erezée

    Once quite abundant in the Ourthe, salmon had in 1935 entirely disappeared from our waterways. A passionate team is now working at reintroducing the species back into our rivers. Discover this fascinating odyssey in Erezée, just 10 km from RIVEO (Hotton)
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Monde Sauvage Safari Parc: a wildlife park in Aywaille
    Aywaille

    Monde Sauvage Safari Parc: a wildlife park in Aywaille

    Discover the fascinating thrill of going on a safari, just 25 km from Liège, at the Monde Sauvage Safari Parc d'Aywaille.
  • 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.
  • 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!
  • 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
  • Coo Adventure, an outdoor activity centre in Ardenne
    Stavelot

    Coo Adventure, an outdoor activity centre in Ardenne

    The Coo Adventure outdoor centre guarantees a fun and thrilling day in the Ardenne. Nature, smiles and adrenaline rushes will be on the program.
  • 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 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 castle of Lavaux-Sainte-Anne, nature and cultural heritage in Rochefort
    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 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.
  • 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 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.
  • SPARKOH!: a scientific adventures park (Frameries)
    Frameries

    SPARKOH!: a scientific adventures park (Frameries)

    SPARKOH! is a unique attraction featuring interactive, family-friendly exhibitions to approach science in a different way. 
  • 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.
  • Parc Chlorophylle: a recreative forest park in Manhay
    Dochamps

    Parc Chlorophylle: a recreative forest park in Manhay

    Parc Chlorophylle, a fun park nestled in the forest stretching from Manhay to Dochamps, invites visitors to enjoy a fun day outdoors, a little off the beaten path. A fantastic place to learn more about nature while having fun in Wallonia.
  • The Grand Curtius: a fascinating museum complex in Liège
    Front view of the façade of the Grand Curtius in Liege
    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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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!
  • Kayak down the Ourthe with Adventure Valley Durbuy
    Kayak down the Ourthe with Adventure Valley Durbuy
    Durbuy

    Kayak down the Ourthe with Adventure Valley Durbuy

    A memorable day in the world's smallest town whether on your own, with friends of family: travel down the Ourthe on a mono or double kayak.
  • Compagnie des Croisières Mosanes, river cruises in Dinant
    Discover Dinant, in the province of Namur, with a boat cruise on the Meuse
    Dinant

    Compagnie des Croisières Mosanes, river cruises in Dinant

    All aboard for one of the most beautiful river cruises on the Meuse! Come and discover the Haute-Meuse region and its stunning landscapes.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • The Aulne Abbey
    Discover the history of the Aulne Abbey, in Gozée, and the life of its Cistercian monks.
    Thuin

    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.
  • 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.
  • The Chemin de Fer du Bocq touristic train
    Spontin (Yvoir)

    The Chemin de Fer du Bocq touristic train

    The Chemin de Fer du Bocq is a touristic train going along the "Luxembourg rail line" between Ciney and Purnode (Yvoir).
  • 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.
  • Château de Celles - Vêves
    Come and visit the Château de Celles-Vêves
    Houyet

    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...
  • 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 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 ....
  • The Doudou Museum in Mons and its Jardin du Mayeur
    Mons

    The Doudou Museum in Mons and its Jardin du Mayeur

    Located in the Jardin du Mayeur, the Doudou Museum invites you to discover the rich world of the Ducasse, listed as world heritage.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Take a stroll along the meditative path of the Villers Abbey, through the garden of scents
    Villers-la-Ville

    Take a stroll along the meditative path of the Villers Abbey, through the garden of scents

    Stressed by work, worn out by routine? Find serenity off the beaten path on the Sentier méditatif de l’Abbaye, the abbey's meditative path. Panels placed along the trail invite visitors to relax and reconnect with their surroundings.
  • 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.
  • Tournai Natural History Museum and Vivarium
    Tournai

    Tournai Natural History Museum and Vivarium

    The Natural History Museum in Tournai, Belgium, features rich collections and a vivarium. Its 19th century setting has been wonderfully preserved.
  • Walibi Belgium theme park: a fun day with friends and family
    Wavre

    Walibi Belgium theme park: a fun day with friends and family

    One of the most famous theme parks in Belgium! Their mascot, a kangaroo, welcomes families at the entrance to guide them through the many attractions. A new area, Exotic world, has opened this year.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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 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.