• Museum or Interpretation Centre

In November 2005, UNESCO added to its list of intangible cultural heritage the giants and fantasy figures of 9 Belgian and French cities.

Who are these gigantic characters joining festivities in many European cities? Come and meet them at the Maison des Géants in Ath, nestled in a Louis XV mansion. 

What to see

  • How a giant is created
  • The different ways of carrying a giant
  • The transmission of this wonderful tradition from a generation to another
  • Documentaries presenting festivities
  • Temporary exhibitions on varied themes

Step in the fascinating world of Wallonia's giants and learn about this centuries old tradition.

 

 

Open on 29/10/2020
Rue de Pintamont 18,7800Ath
Some tourist attractions have reopened to the public.

Please check the opening times, booking tips and recommendations with them (either via their website or by contacting them directly) before visiting. Remember to check the border and quarantine regulations before travelling.
Click here to see the list of attractions now reopened.
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

Services

Library or document centre - Educational service

Equipement

Cafe - Shop - Car parking

Visites

Guide available/groups - EN - FR - NL

Discount vouchers

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