Wallonia Folk Museum

Cour des Mineurs - 4000 Liège

Wallonia Folk Museum

  • Railway station at 400 m
  • Maestro
General

General

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Set in the heart of Liège, in the magnificent former monastery of the Liege Friars Minor, the Wallonia Folk Museum offers a delightful insight into everyday life in Wallonia from the 19th century to current day.

From human and social history to economy, literature, crafts and popular celebrations and beliefs, the life of the people of Wallonia from bygone to current day will hold no secrets for you!

The Museum also features an excellent documentation centre and puppet theatre, and hosts tours and activities for every age and taste, together with regular temporary exhibitions. It also takes an active part in many events, such as the local Heritage Days, Wallonia Festival and "Night of the Hills" celebration.

One of Wallonia's must-dos!

Reduced mobility access.
Practical information

Practical information

Information for individuals

  • Opening times
    From Tuesday to Sunday: from 9.30 to 18.00 • Closed on Mondays, 01/01, 01/05, 01/11 and 25/12 • Annual closure from January 7 to 13, 2019
  • Price
    adults €5 - 60+ / students €4 - children (6-18) €3 - children (<6) free of charge • Free entry on first Sunday of the month
  • Guided tour

    Free audio guide (EN, FR, NL DE)

Information for groups

  • Price
    Guided museum tours for ages 12 upwards: €5/pers. • www.viewallonne.be
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Itinerary

  • Bus: Tec Liège-Verviers to Place Saint-Lambert • By rail: Liège-Palais railway station
Events

Events

  • 2018
    Dec
    31
    2019
    Dec
    31
    Super Marionnettes | A puppet exhibition at the Musée de la Vie wallonne (Liège)
    Super Marionnettes | A puppet exhibition at the Musée de la Vie wallonne (Liège)
    • Price

      3,00 €

    This interactive exhibition highlights the Musée de la vie Wallonne's puppet collections, as well as iconic pieces from the Gadagne museum (Lyon), the Centre de la marionnette de Tournai and the Musée d'Histoire contemporaine (Paris). Take the children a long: this offers quite an immerse experience for the little ones. To save Nanesse, captured by the scariest creatures, they will need to help the Tchantchès (Liège traditional folkloric characters) cross 6 amazing worlds, filled with puppets. They will get to complete challenges and solving riddles as they go along...

  • 2020
    Apr
    09
    2020
    Apr
    12
    Cité de la bière - Beer Fair at the Museum of Walloon Life in Liège
    Cité de la bière - Beer Fair at the Museum of Walloon Life in Liège

    Enjoy some 30 beers (blonde, dark, amber, white...) all ready to titillate your taste buds! In liège, from 05 to 07/04/14.
    Microbreweries and producers will be present to offer you their delicious beverages. But there's more...

    Cité de la Bière

    • Concerts! There will be brass bands, folk music, rock music and acoustic music. Monday (professionals day) will be more jazzy.
    • Culinary demos with a cooking coach who will reveal the world of cooking with beer, the best beer and food combinations and handy tips and tricks.
    • Beer workshops dedicated to the study of beer, brewing and breweries. An expert will present amazing combinations with the food produce at the fair (chocolate, cheese), different ways of brewing and the perfumes or characteristics of the beers.
    • Giant quiz competition. Win numerous prizes: Beer box sets, microbrewery kit, Trivial Pursuit Belgian Beer edition, books about beer, etc.
    • Various entertainment and activities, as well as tasting sessions!

    The guests of honour this year are the province of Luxembourg and Namur! A fair to be enjoyed without moderation!
    Don't hesitate to join the Cité de la Bière community on Facebook!

    In practice

    Entry: €5 (tasting glass included).
    €1.50 per beer tasting.