With 80,000 photographs in its collection (800 of which are permanently on show), Charleroi's Museum of Photography is considered the most important of its kind in Europe.
More than just a museum
Over 13,000 titles and 4,000 files dedicated to photography are accessible to the public in the museum's library.
The museum shop features the publications, photography works, gadgets and ideas for gifts and decoration.
Hungry? The café offers a peaceful setting and a wide range of treats.
Become a friend of the Museum
Become a friend or partner of the museum and support the Museum's cultural project (page in French). You can become a friend of the museum for as little as €50 per year.
You can also purchase a nominative annual pass (limited number of entries to the museum) for €15 or you can get a subscription to Photographie Ouverte for €15 (for Belgian subscriptions) or €25 (subscriptions from abroad).
Choose your profile and enjoy a whole range of benefits, advantages and discounts
Around the museum
Go for a stroll in the museum's park: 85 ha featuring protected trees. Perfect to conclude your visit and reflect on the gems you have just seen!
Open all year (closed Mondays, December 25th and January 1st) from 10 am to 6 pm.
- Library or document centre
- Educational service
- Visitor guide for groups
- Car parking