• Attractions
  • Museum or Interpretation Centre
  • Guided tour and discovery

Come and discover the secular history of the Val Saint Lambert site, as well as the glass work techniques used in the old Cistercian abbey.
The Cristal Discovery museum comprises of:

Mémoire de Verriers (Glassworkers' memories): poignant accounts by old glass workers from the Cristallerie. The 18 minutes film pays homage to those whose know-how continues to uphold the reputation of the Val Saint Lambert.

An exceptional collection of 250 pieces presenting the artistic evolution of the Cristallerie since its creation in 1826. It showcases its flourishing eras, the different styles and the various techniques used.

5 glass sculptures by Belgian artist Bernard Tirtiaux, a sensory approach to the material and contemporary art at its most impressive.

A journey back in time in the converted cellars of the castle to discover the history of glass.

An immersive trail retracing the history of glass, from Antiquity to the present day. 

A glassblowing demonstration to see the work and skills of master glassblowers live.

Visitors with specific needs

The Cristal Discovery museum 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 : Please note PCR tests and quarantines remain a strict requirement when travelling to Belgium. 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
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