Rue des Carmes 8
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The Archaeology Museum principally exhibits objects of prehistoric, Gallo-Roman and Merovingian archaeology.
The quaternary section recounts the different steps of the human evolution. Near the local and outlying industries, you will also find various outstanding foreign pieces: African bifaces, French stone series from the Périgord and Aurignac...
The Gallo-Roman section exhibits excavations from de large necropolis spreading from the Grand-Place to rue Perdue with its centerpiece: a sarcophagus of decorated lead, unique in Belgium.
The Merovingian section unveils the results of the excavations of two cemeteries: one cemetery near the park of the Town Hall and the other one from the St-Brice district).
2009: 1 and 2/01, 21/03, 10/04, 01/05, 14/09, 1 and 2/11, 25 and 26/12. On 24 and 31/12 closed at 4 pm.
Ticket sale ends 1/2h before the museum closes.
Bookings guided visits: +32 (0)69/22 20 45.
Other tel. (information): +32 (0)495/28 20 06.
Guided tours on request at the Tourist Office (069/33 24 18).
Educational activities to be booked at the museum (Educational service: 069/22 16 72).
Year pass: 10 entries = € 13,-.
Free entrance the first Sunday of each month except when there is a temporary exhibition.
Free access for children under 6 years when accompanied by an adult.
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