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 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 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.
  • The Domaine des Grottes de Han
    Han-sur-Lesse

    The Domaine des Grottes de Han

    Come and explore the world-famous underground caves of Han-sur-Lesse, near Rochefort. The Michelin guide has awarded the site 3 stars in its travel guide fo Wallonia.
  • ReGare, Fosse la Ville interpretation centre
    Fosses-La-Ville

    ReGare, Fosse la Ville interpretation centre

    ReGare, the interpretation centre dedicated to local and regional heritage, unveils all about the folk festivals of Fosses-la-Ville!
  • Hitler's Bunker in Bruly-de-Pesche
    Brûly-de-Pesche

    Hitler's Bunker in Bruly-de-Pesche

    A completely renovated remembrance site, only a stone's throw from the French border, where Adolf Hitler stayed during the Second World War.
  • RIVEO: a river interpretation centre in Hotton with a mini golf
    Hotton

    RIVEO: a river interpretation centre in Hotton with a mini golf

    Try minigolf with a twist at RIVEO. This 18 hole course, set in a peaceful setting, takes visitors through 5 different gardens.
  • Maredsous abbey: cheese and beer of character
    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.
  • 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.
  • Les Aventuriers du Relais des Rêves: fun activities in Grez-Doiceau
    Grez-Doiceau

    Les Aventuriers du Relais des Rêves: fun activities in Grez-Doiceau

    Enjoy lots of fun activities at Le Relais des Rêves : survival challenges, obstacle courses, escape games... 
  • 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.
  • 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
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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...
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Lock'n Spin - Escape Games in Froidchapelle
    View of the Bambois lake and its flower banks, under the clouds
    Froidchapelle

    Lock'n Spin - Escape Games in Froidchapelle

    Located in the Eau d'Heure lakes, Lock’n Spin offers a choice of 2 escape rooms, for teams from 2 to 5 players. Will you succeed to solve the riddles and challenges in time? You have 60 minutes!
  • Les Thermes de Spa, a wellness break in the province of Liège
    Enjoy the many treatments offered by the Thermes de Spa
    Spa

    Les Thermes de Spa, a wellness break in the province of Liège

    Come and relax in the Thermes de Spa, a superb complex in a valley of the Belgian Ardenne.
  • 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 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.
  • The Claire-Fontaine leisure centre in Godarville
    Chapelle-lez-Herlaimont

    The Claire-Fontaine leisure centre in Godarville

    The Domaine de la Claire-Fontaine in Godarville has activities for the whole family. Swimming, adventures, sport, fishing but also relaxing ones...
  • Baugnez 44 Historical Center: a museum dedicated to the Battle of the Bulge
    Malmedy

    Baugnez 44 Historical Center: a museum dedicated to the Battle of the Bulge

    The Baugnez 44 Historical Center is considered one of the most beautiful of the Battle of the Bulge museums.
  • Pairi Daiza, a unique zoological park in Brugelette
    From the giraffe lookout in Pairi Daiza, help the carers to feed the animals
    Brugelette

    Pairi Daiza, a unique zoological park in Brugelette

    Taking a stroll through Pairi Daiza feels like a journey around the world... The World Garden takes transports you to every continent in turn, with the opportunity to admire animals as you walk. No wonder Pairi Daiza was voted best zoo in Europe for the past few years.
  • 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!
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Annevoie water gardens | Meuse Valley
    Annevoie-Rouillon

    Annevoie water gardens | Meuse Valley

    Discover these amazing gardens, created 250 years ago and considered one of Wallonia's cultural treasures. How could anyone resist taking a stroll between the fountains, waterfalls, ponds and stunning combination of French, Italian and English style gardens?
  • 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.
  • ÔÔ Parfums, a unique workshop to create your own fragrance
    Philippeville

    ÔÔ Parfums, a unique workshop to create your own fragrance

    ÔÔ Parfums, based in the province of Namur, invites to discover the world of master perfumers. Visitors joining the workshop will learn to make a unique fragrance reflecting their personality. Quite an exclusive experience!
  • 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 Jardins d'Ô in Nismes
    Jardins d'O in Nismes: an ecological adventure aboard an electric boat
    Nismes

    The Jardins d'Ô in Nismes

    The Viroin valley, with its picture-perfect landscapes, offers a wonderful selection of nature walks. Among these are the Jardins d’Ô, a pure invite to relax.
  • Natura Parc, a tree top adventure by the Eau d'Heure lakes
    Explore the tree top trails in Natura Park, at the Eau d'Heure lakes
    Boussu-lez-Walcourt 

    Natura Parc, a tree top adventure by the Eau d'Heure lakes

    Come and have fun at Natura Park, a tree top adventure set in a forest near the Eau d'Heure lakes. Fully set in nature, it will delight the whole family with its many activities.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Comblain-au-Pont bats interpretative centre
    Comblain-au-Pont

    Comblain-au-Pont bats interpretative centre

    This interpretative centre, dedicated to bats, offers an interesting angle on the former quarries of Geromont: a Natura 2000 site in the Ourthe valley.
  • 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.
  • The Domaine de Bérinzenne and the Maison de la Nature (Spa)
    Spa

    The Domaine de Bérinzenne and the Maison de la Nature (Spa)

    Nestled at the heart of the forests near Spa, by the Fagne de Malchamps, this estate opens its spaces to the public: a panoramic tower, a tree planted park with a pond and picnic area. It is also home to the Musée de la Forêt et des Eaux and to the CRIE.
  • 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.
  • 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!
  • 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.
  • The Sainte-Waudru collegiate church
    Mons

    The Sainte-Waudru collegiate church

    The treasury at the Saint Waudru collegiate church in Mons houses a beautiful collection of silver and gold religious icons: statues, paintings and ancient manuscripts dating from the 12th-19th centuries. The church is built in Gothic style Brabant from the 15th to the 17th centuries, with splendid alabaster statues of
  • Musée Royal de Mariemont | Morlanwelz
    Morlanwelz

    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.
  • La Maison Tournaisienne | Museum of Folklore
    Tournai

    La Maison Tournaisienne | Museum of Folklore

    Nestled in an authentic 17th century building, La Maison Tournaisienne traces all the ages of everyday life in the region between 1800 and modern days.
  • 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.
  • Cruises on the Meuse with Le Pays de Liège boat
    Cruises on the Meuse - Pays de Liège
    Liège

    Cruises on the Meuse with Le Pays de Liège boat

    Fancy seeing Liège and the south of Belgium from a different angle? Try Le Pays de Liège: a beautiful boat offering comfortable and memorable cruises. Perfect with friends or family!
  • 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!