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2 soleilsThe Puppetry Centre for the Wallonia-Brussels Federation

The Puppetry Centre for the  Wallonia-Brussels Federation
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The Tournai Puppetry Centre invites you to discover the art of puppetry in all its forms.

The Puppetry Centre is a true hub dedicated to the research and promotion of the art of puppetry.

Located in the heart of Tournai, in a former town mansion, the Puppetry Centre brings together a collection of almost 2500 puppets, both contemporary and traditional, from around the world.

The Museum for the art of Puppetry


The museum unveils its incredible collection in its permanent exhibition which is changed every year.

The centre also offers travelling and themed exhibitions. Interactive guided tours of the exhibitions immerse you in this fascinating world.


Activities organised


The Puppetry Centre organises several creation and promotion events, such as support for young creators thanks to residencies, 2 festivals a year, work placements and training.

Useful information


Opening times


Centre

  • Tuesday to Friday from 9am to 12.30pm and 2pm to 5pm.


Museum

  • Tuesday to Friday from 9am to 12.30pm and 2pm to 5pm,
  • Weekends and public holidays from 2pm to 6pm.


Admission prices


  • Adults: €2.50,
  • Children from 3 to 12 years: €2,
  • Groups with a minimum of 10 people: €2/adult and €1.50/child.


Free entry on the first Sunday of the month.


Guided tours and activities


School groups and extracurricular groups from 10 to 20 people: €6pp.
Booking one week in advance is obligatory:
+32(0)69 88 91 40 or +32(0)495 47 39 71

Disabled people


The ground floor is accessible to disabled people in a wheelchair.
Guide dogs allowed.



CAR PARK Library or documentation centre Shop SENIOR CITIZENS' PASS ACCESSIBLE BY TRAIN

Information

  • tel. : +32 (0) 69 88 91 40
  • fax : +32 (0) 69 88 91 39
  • website : http://www.maisondelamarionnette.be
  • email : maisondelamarionnette@skynet.be

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