Dear visitors! Following the decree of November 28, the museum reopens its doors from Saturday December 05. This is very good news for everyone, especially for our visitors who will be able to enjoy the permanent exhibition on ancient crafts and the temporary exhibition on the incredible history of clogs.
The opening hours have changed, so we will receive you on Saturdays and Sundays from 1:30 p.m. to 5 p.m. and during the week from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. and from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. This program is in place from November 1, 2020 until March 31, 2021.
Here are the security measures in place:
• Wearing a mask from 12 years old is mandatory during the visit.
• The visit is limited to 1 hour.
• Card payment, preferably contactless, is preferred.
• Maintain a distance of 1.5 meters.
• Number of visitors limited by time slots.
• Hand hygiene products available.
• One-way direction set up.
• Guided tours for children up to the age of twelve, from 10 people.
We can't wait to find you masked!
Located in the Castle Farm of Treignes, impressive building dating back to its oldest part to sixteenth century, the Ecomuseum of the Viroin offers to its visitors and users to (re) discover the rural heritage of the Entre-Sambre and Meuse region and, through this, the past of our society and its changes from the eighteenth to the twentieth century.
The museum is an illustration of the technological know-how of village communities, but also a mirror of cultural and social changes that have passed throught the region of Entre-Sambre-et-Meuse for two centuries. Through scientific research, the valorization of a vast collection (tools, furniture, agricultural machinery, posters ...), events, educational animations, it is a whole knowledge and a whole history which are transmitted and share. Anchored in its time, the Ecomuseum of the Viroin also works to enhance current thinking on rurality and the notion of ecological transition.
Every last sunday of the month :
Clog Making !
To visit the museum you have to :
- wear a mask
- pay only by card
You can also book your visit here.
The Museum is closed 23, 24, 25, 26, 30 & 31/12 and 01/01, 02/01 but is open every other day of the year
Week : 09:00-12:00 & 13:00-17:00
WE + holidays :
10:30-18:00 (01/04 - 31/10)
13:30-17:00 (01/11 - 31/03)
Last entrance 1h before close time
Tickets (duration of the visit : 1h)
Adult : 4€
Senior : 3€
Student : 3€
Kid (+6) : 2€
Free the first sunday of the month
In a magnificent 16 century Castle farm, the Ecomuseum of the Viroin is a link between past, present and futur. The museum focuses on the social and economical history of the Entre-Sambre-et-Meuse region. It tells the story of men and women, craftmen, farmers and villagers...
A new exhibition every year
Clogs ! A story...
02/02/2020 - 31/08/2021
In the clogmaker workshop
The museum is not accessible to Persons with reduced mobility
Parking near the museum entrance