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Viroin Eco-museum

Viroin Eco-museum
© Asbl Faudreux - Dire
  • Address:
    Ferme-Château
    Rue Eugène Defraire 63
    5670 TREIGNES (VIROINVAL)Belgium

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1 free entry when you buy an adult entry

Housed in a listed château farm in Treignes, the Viroin Eco-Museum is a link between the past, present and the future.

"Past, Present and Future Combined": permanent exhibition
The Eco-Museum presents the main traditional trades in Entre-Sambre-et-Meuse: cooper, saddler, clog maker, cobbler, blacksmith, wheelwright, etc. There is a demonstration of how clogs used to be made (as part of a guided tour).

Temporary exhibitions
From 5/03 to 13/11/2011:"Firemen Then and Now".

From 09/01 to 24/02/2012: "Farming on Paper".
Old agricultural posters.

From March to November 2012: "Cooking Pots, Casseroles and More".
History of traditional cooking (in collaboration with the Fourneau Saint-Michel Museums).


Guided tours for groups (minimum 12 people), booking required (a week in advance). Duration: 1hr.
Group activities: bread making, leather work, candle-making, exploration of the surrounding area, country walk, etc.
There is also a shop and a cafeteria.

The Farm Machinery Museum, next to the old station, is the perfect complement to your visit.




CAR PARK DOGS ALLOWED Cafeteria Shop SENIOR CITIZENS' PASS

Information

  • tel. : +32 (0) 60 39 96 24
  • fax : +32 (0) 60 39 94 50
  • website : http://www.ecomuseeduviroin.be
  • email : bbarbier@skynet.be

Tourist information on the town VIROINVAL

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