Type of visit

Individual visitors

Discover the museum with friends and family. From Tuesday to Sunday, from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. Closed on Mondays (except public holidays)

Group visit

Passion is contagious… Our guides will share their stories, knowledge and emotions with you with the utmost pleasure. For each of our visitors moments are inserted, to exchange ideas  or to ask questions. This applies to all types of guided tours organized by the museum team.


From Nursery School to High School, discover our offer of guided tours. We welcome school groups from Tuesday to Sunday, reservation required. Closed on Mondays.


Hungy or thirsty? The cafeteria and the terrace of the museum welcome you to discover among others local products and wines of Burgundy.

Petite restauration pour visiteurs individuels – 2018


Reservation of menus for groups is also possible, we offer quality catering for groups and firms. Our chef cookes with local products, while mixing tradition and modernity.

Reservation required (no hot meals for groups on Sundays, only sandwiches)

Menu 2018

Luc Van Lierde  (chef of the restaurant “La Tourbière” in Aalst) for proposes quality catering for groups and companies. Reservation required.

Menu “La Tourbière” 2018


Discover our virtuel escape game
Tired of being confined? Get away from everyday life by helping a young nun escape from the convent. Discover the first virtual escape game of...


Exhibition ‘Infinitely’

Pascal Bernier, Alain Bornain, Sophie Langhor and Laurent Quillet are taking over the Museum of the Hospital Notre-Dame à la Rose in Lessines. With multidisciplinary proposals, unique or representative of their productions, this artist quartet offers an exhibition in symbiosis and in resonance with this site charged with existential questions.

From 1/10/2019 to 29/03/2020

Fertility & maternity, from yesteryear till today

An exhibition on fertility, birth, childbirth … from ancient myths to today’s questions … Stories of birth, a scientific and historical exploration of conception, pregnancy, childbirth and their social repercussions. From ancient myths and practices to the latest medical developments and current debates around obstetrics, the exhibition evokes the progress and questions that have been posed at each stage of history, to women, to doctors, to the society.

In partnership with the Museum of Medicine of Brussels


From the first of october 2019 to the 29th february 2020


Harp concert by Marie-Christine Gryson, 31/07
Marie-Christine was born into a family of professional musicians and learned harp with her mom and cello with her dad....
Duo Soledad Kalza & Sina Kienou, 20/02
A DUO with different racial origins very complicit. The superb VOICE of SOLEDAD and the very original GUITAR game of SINA marry perfectly! They offer...
Curly Music in concert, Sunday 19/12
Concert in the chapel of the museum by Curly Mucic with Birgit Bornauw (bagpipe) and Benjamin Macke (diatonic accordeon). Reservation : 0470 255 252 or...
Discover our virtuel escape game
Tired of being confined? Get away from everyday life by helping a young nun escape from the convent. Discover the first virtual escape game of...

Discover the region...

Picardy Wallonia is a vast and inviting green plain containing 330,000 inhabitants and located at the edge of Lille, Brussels, Mons and Courtrai.

It comprises 23 municipalities, 2 natural parks (Pays des Collines and Plaines de l’Escaut) and 3 heritage and commercial towns (Tournai, Ath and Mouscron). It offers its inhabitants and visitors a wide range of outdoor entertainment, miles of walks in a protected natural environment and many festive and sociable events.