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 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 fascinating megaliths of Wéris
    Wéris

    The fascinating megaliths of Wéris

    The rows of megaliths in Wéris add a surreal touch to the landscape. Such a sight is so unexpected… and yet, they have been placed there 3,000 years BC.
  • The Musée du Pays d'Ourthe-Amblève in Comblain-au-Pont
    Comblain-Au-Pont

    The Musée du Pays d'Ourthe-Amblève in Comblain-au-Pont

    Housed in an old presbytery dating from the 17th century, the Musée du Pays d'Ourthe-Amblève, invites visitors on a fascinating journey in the history of man, from Prehistoric times to today.
  • Tournai Belfry: a UNESCO gem
    Tournai

    Tournai Belfry: a UNESCO gem

    Tournai is best seen from its 15th century belfry, listed by UNESCO. Built on the site of the 1218 original after it burnt down, it is the oldest in Wallonia's seven belfries and the only one with outdoor viewing platforms. 
  • 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
  • Bois-du-Luc: a UNESCO mining site, witness of the Industrial Revolution
    Houdeng-Aimeries

    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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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!
  • Le Siroteur | An outdoor Escape Game near Namur
    La Bruyère

    Le Siroteur | An outdoor Escape Game near Namur

    Le Siroteur has designed a Slow Tourism Escape Game, set in nature and based on real facts. Perfect to learn about the local history... In La Bruyère, near Namur.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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 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.
  • Dubuisson Beerstorium | A brewing museum in Pipaix
    Leuze-en-Hainaut

    Dubuisson Beerstorium | A brewing museum in Pipaix

    Nestled in the stunning Ghyssegnies Castle, Dubuisson Beerstorium is a museum retracing the story of the oldest Walloon brewery. Now 250 years old, it sure comes with a lot of anecdotes.
  • 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 Spa-Francorchamps racetrack museum (Stavelot abbey)
    Abbey - Stavelot - Space - Tourism - Culture - Secret Wallonia
    Stavelot

    The Spa-Francorchamps racetrack museum (Stavelot abbey)

    The museum, located in the Stavelot Abbey’s magnificent vaulted cellars, presents the prestigious history the Spa-Francorchamps racetrack, one of the most beautiful circuit in 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!
  • Mulum Museum - Liege's Light Museum
    Liège

    Mulum Museum - Liege's Light Museum

    The Light Museum in Liège showcases key lighting objects and mechanisms, used all over the world from prehistoric times to the 21st century.
  • 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 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.
  • 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 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.
  • 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.
  • 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
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Tournai Military History Museum
    Tournai

    Tournai Military History Museum

    Tournai Military History Museum is nestled in an 18th century town mansion, near the Grand Place. Its galleries present the town's troops, their equipment and weapons between 1100 and 1945.
  • 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
  • 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 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
  • 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 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 Tournai Museum of Archeology
    Tournai

    The Tournai Museum of Archeology

    The Tournai Museum of Archeology presents prehistoric, Gallo-Roman and Merovingian archeology
  • The Solvay Estate | La Hulpe
    Come and visit the Château de la Hulpe, in the Solvay Estate
    La Hulpe

    The Solvay Estate | La Hulpe

    The Solvay Estate in La Hulpe, listed as "Exceptional cultural site in Wallonia", features part of the Sonian Forest and the Château de La Hulpe.
  • Maison des Géants d'Ath, une visite de taille en Wallonie
    Ath

    Maison des Géants d'Ath, une visite de taille en Wallonie

    In November 2005, UNESCO added to its list of intangible cultural heritage the giants and fantasy figures of 9 Belgian and French cities.
  • 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.
  • CoSMos | The salmon's odyssey in Erezée
    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 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.
  • 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.
  • Discover the Ourthe with "Les Remous" Kayak Club
    Hamoir

    Discover the Ourthe with "Les Remous" Kayak Club

    Come and kayak on the Ourthe, between Barvaux-Bomal-Hamoir and Comblain-au-Pont, in a friendly atmosphere. 1, 2 or 3-seat kayaks are available.
  • 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
  • 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.
  • Wild Park Coo, a wildlife park in the Ardennes
    Stavelot

    Wild Park Coo, a wildlife park in the Ardennes

    Visit Wild Park Coo, a stunning wildlife park in the heart of the Ardenne, to discover which animals live in the Belgian forests.
  • The History Museum of the Principality of Stavelot-Malmedy and the Espace Wibald
    Abbey - Stavelot - Space - Tourism - Culture - Secret Wallonia
    Stavelot

    The History Museum of the Principality of Stavelot-Malmedy and the Espace Wibald

    The Museum of the Principality of Stavelot-Malmedy offers a modern, clever, fascinating itinerary through the galleries presenting the story of the region.
  • 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.