• Museum or Interpretation Centre

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.

Nestled in the former chapel of the Ursulines convent, a stunning example of 17th century architecture, the Artothèque is a place of conservation, restoration and study of the Montois heritage. 

This cultural site also works at making the whole of its collection accessible digitally - think high-resolution, 3D, zoom in Minority-report like... A fantastic way to make the whole of its archive (in time!) accessible to all but also give you a glimpse of how museums work.

 Why not take a backstage tour of the site to learn more about the site and the skills in preserving historical masterpieces?

Visitors with specific needs

The Arthotèque is one of the many sites certified by Access-i (meaning with facilities or/activities adapted to travellers with specific needs). You will find more details on the website to plan your visit.


COVID-19 : Recreational/tourist travel to and from Belgium is prohibited from Wednesday 27 January to Monday 1 April 2021. In accordance with the latest Covid-19 restrictions, most museums, tourist attractions and information centres are now closed in Wallonia, and events cancelled. We do our best to keep our information up to date but it's always best to check with the site you wish to visit before heading there - by phone, email, social media or simply a look at their website - to see their latest opening hours and entry conditions. Some will prefer you to book your ticket in advance. Infos
The information provided is an indication only. We advise you to inquire directly with the organisers of the event that interests you before you leave.

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Minimum duration : 0:45
Maximum duration : 1:30

Langue d'accueil

English - French - Dutch


Guide available/groups - FR - Guide available/individuals - FR

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