• Attractions
  • Museum or Interpretation Centre
  • Industrial heritage

The MAC's, or Museum of Contemporary Arts of the Wallonia-Brussels Federation, welcomes you to the UNESCO-listed Grand-Hornu mining site.

The concept

Located at the heart of the Grand Horn, the MACS opens onto the different parts of the site.

Its collections invite visitors to reflect on the relationship between location, poetry and memory.

What to see

  • Temporary exhibitions, some monographic, others focused on a particular theme
  • A wide range of artistic works, from traditional paintings to digital creations and installations

Practical information

  • Free guided tours for the public: Tuesdays to Fridays at 2 pm, Sundays at 11 am and 2 pm. 
  • Paper guides for adults and children available at the reception desk
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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