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

The permanent exhibition "Le Triangle blanc, la pierre et les hommes" (the white triangle, stone and men) presents a contemporary view of limestone mining in the region of Tournai. At the  Maison Rurale de Calonne, pnear Antoing (Hainaut, Plaines de l'Escaut nature park).

This exhibition pays a tribute to the past but also focuses on the present. It features:

  • didactic pannels
  • atypical items found on functioning site, to bette understand the monumental scale of the machines and their level of precision
  • collections and photographs from the former stone museum, now beautifully stages in former stables
  • fossils found in the quarries
  • presentation of how nature took over the former lime kilns and quarries

The garden of the Maison rurale de Calonne also has as an orientation table , from which starts a lovely .

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