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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  • Mons Artothèque Mons: discover what happens in museums backstage
    Mons

    Mons Artothèque Mons: discover what happens in museums backstage

    The Arthothèque reveals the hidden life of no less than 50,000 artworks, their renovations, the way they are stored and protected when not on show to the public.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Minigolf 36.6 | Source O Rama (Chaudfontaine)
    Chaudfontaine

    Minigolf 36.6 | Source O Rama (Chaudfontaine)

    Located in the Sources de ChaudfontainePark, Minigolf 36.6 proves perfect for memorable family days out. Its name refers to the temperature of the water at the Thermes de Chaudfontaine.
  • 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!
  • The Lacs de l'Eau d'Heure Aquacentre
    Froidchapelle

    The Lacs de l'Eau d'Heure Aquacentre

    A wonderful idea all year round: come and enjoy a relaxing day at the new Aquacentre, a new aquatic park and Well ness centre at the Eau d'Heure lakes in Be
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Wildtrails Basecamp in Jupille-sur-Ourthe: water sports and adventures
    Wildtrails - Jupille - Rendeux
    Rendeux

    Wildtrails Basecamp in Jupille-sur-Ourthe: water sports and adventures

    Fun, comfortable, stable, 100 ecological: quad bikes are all-terrain vehicles on four wheels accessible to all. Perfect for an outdoor adventure with friends, colleagues or family.
  • 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).
  • 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
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Château d'Hélécine | Walloon Brabant region
    Hélécine

    Château d'Hélécine | Walloon Brabant region

    Halfway between Brussels and Liège, this estate is home to an 18th century Neoclassical castle and a stunning park.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Croco Express, the Eau d'Heure lakes touristic train
    Boussu-lez-Walcourt

    Croco Express, the Eau d'Heure lakes touristic train

    Come on board the Croco Express, a sweet touristic train, to discover the region of the Eau d'Heure lakes in Belgium.
  • 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 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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 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.
  • 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
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • The Fort of Lantin
    Lantin

    The Fort of Lantin

    Visitor can enjoy a fully immersive trailer retracing the 1914 bombings at the Fort of Lantin
  • 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.
  • Aventure Parc Wavre: tree top adventures near Brussels
    The Aventure Parc Wavre, a trendy theme park near Brussels
    Wavre

    Aventure Parc Wavre: tree top adventures near Brussels

    This Adventure Park in Wavre is all about high in the sky adrenalin in the heart of nature - with a little help from mankind. 40 zip wires, including a 250 m long one, have no place for scaredy cats but if you take the leap, it's absolutely thrilling. Zipping on high wires like flying monkeys and enjoying jumps with in
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Moutarde Bister: a mustard factory in Achêne
    Achêne

    Moutarde Bister: a mustard factory in Achêne

    Situated in the province of Namur, this mustard factory & its museum reveal the secrets of the Imperial Mustard created in 1926 by François Bister.
  • Musée du Malgré-Tout & Prehistoric park in Treignes
    Treignes

    Musée du Malgré-Tout & Prehistoric park in Treignes

    Travel through time thanks to archaeological artefacts found in the region, from Neanderthal to Gallo Roman times... The Musée du Malgré Tout, in Treignes, is sure to wow you.
  • 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.
  • 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!
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Tournai Fine Arts Museum
    Tournai

    Tournai Fine Arts Museum

    The current Museum of Fine Arts was born from the genius of Art Nouveau architecture, Victor Horta.