• Museum or Interpretation Centre

Nestled in a bourgeois mansion built in 1664, this museum retraces the history of the area from the Middle Ages to the present days.

Immerse yourself in the story and cultural heritage of the region thanks to:

  • Merovingian treasures
  • Stories and legends about Charlemagne
  • A Carolingian garden
  • Recollections of the First World War
  • Information about the local coal and metal industries

Visitors will also have a chance to admire the Demoiselles de Herstal, motorbiked manufactures in the  Saroléa, FN and Gillet factories.


Place Licourt 25,4040Herstal
Covid-19: in accordance with the latest Covid-19 restrictions, most of the museums and touristic sites 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.

Langue d'accueil

French - Dutch


Library or document centre


Shop - Car parking - Cycle rack - Parking


Guide available/groups - FR - IT - NL

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