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4 soleilsThe Our Lady with the Rose Hospital in Lessines

The Our Lady with the Rose Hospital in Lessines
© Hôpital Notre-Dame à la Rose / Francis Vauban
The Our Lady with the Rose Hospital in Lessines
© Hôpital Notre-Dame à la Rose / Francis Vauban
The Our Lady with the Rose Hospital in Lessines
© Hôpital Notre-Dame à la Rose / Francis Vauban
The Our Lady with the Rose Hospital in Lessines
© Hôpital Notre-Dame à la Rose / Francis Vauban
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Founded in 1242, the Our Lady with the Rose is one of the last self-sufficient hospitals, complete with a farm, gardens, ice chamber and cemetery.

It is an example of how hospitals worked during the Middle ages. This religious hospital is remarkable because the whole complex is well preserved but also because of the diversity of the structures and the rich art, pharmaceutical or medical collections, presented in a unique environment.

The hospital, a jewel of Lessine's historical heritage, was neglected until the end of the 1980s. More than 10 years of hard work and perseverance by volunteers were needed to save this masterpiece from disappearing and to turn it into a museum.


Individual visitors: open on Saturday, Sunday and public holidays from 2 pm to 6.30 pm (from the first weekend of April to the last weekend of October).
Visit-conference every 1st Sunday of the month (from April to October except in September) at 2.30 pm.
Last admission at 5.45 pm.
Guided visit planned at 3 pm (appr. 1h45).
In July and August, open every afternoon (except on Mondays).
Free visit with tape guide (FR, NL, EN) and brochure (DE, ES, IT).
Open all year round for groups, on request.
Weekly closing day: Monday.

For more information: Office du Tourisme, rue de Grammont, 2, 7860 Lessines. Tel et fax +32 (0)68/33 36 90.




FACILITIES FOR THE DISABLED PARKING FOR COACHES CAR PARK RESTAURANT Cafeteria CONFERENCE ROOM Library or documentation centre Shop SENIOR CITIZENS' PASS ACCESSIBLE BY TRAIN EDUCATIONAL DEPARTMENT RENTAL FOR COCKTAIL/RECEPTION BROCHURE OF THE COLLECTIONS

Information

  • tel. : +32 (0) 68 33 24 03
  • fax : +32 (0) 68 26 86 57
  • website : http://www.notredamealarose.com
  • email : info@notredamealarose.com

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