Official classification of an attraction in Wallonia - 2 suns
  • Museum or Interpretation Centre

Set in a listed 18th-century patrician house, this museum displays medieval and Renaissance works from the Namur region.

The Musée provincial des arts anciens du Namurois boasts stunning Mosan masterpieces, as well as the world's largest collection of works by the landscape painter Henri Bles. It is also home to the famous Treasure of Oignies, an exceptional collection of 13th-century goldsmiths' pieces.

In addition to its art collections, the museum manages a vast library, a prints and drawings department, and François Cajot's numismatic collection. Two to three exhibitions are organised a year, in connection with Namur's cultural heritage and educational activities offered to the younger audience.

Visitors with specific needs
The Musée provincial des arts anciens du Namurois is one of the many sites certified by Access-i (meaning with facilities or/activities adapted to travellers with specific needs). You will find more details on the website to plan your visit.


Open on 24/01/2021
Hôtel de Gaiffier d’HestroyRue de Fer 24,5000Namur
COVID-19 : 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
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