Visit the Our Lady with the Rose Hospital with your family
Hôpital Notre-Dame à la Rose
Place Alix de Rosoit
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Discover the Our Lady with the Rose Hospital and its museum and garden with your children. An exceptional part of Belgium's heritage to share with your family.
Visit the Our Lady with the Rose hospital with your family - it's great!
Discover its history in a fun way with entertainment, games and interesting activities.
Fun for your children
- Children from 3 to 6 years old will love the summer activities. "Living heritage" weekends with story-tellers, artists, etc.
- Children from 6 to 12 years old will love fun discoveries like:
"Alix's Parchment": Drawings, games, rebus and riddles allowing your children to sharpen their sense of observation and deduction skills.
"Wapaventure", a games booklet for children aged 5 to 8 and 9 to 12 years old. They must solve riddles during the visit.
Each riddle gives them clues to find a mystery word. At the end of the visit, children who find the mystery word receive a small present or 1 free entry to another site.
- Teenagers will enjoy the interactive visit with an iPhone or smartphone. They will discover stories about health, medicines, surgical instruments, care for the sick and life in a religious community.
To finish your visit
A last detour through the farm, the gardens, the ice house... and a visit to the shop is a must.
Tourist information on the town LESSINES
Hidden behind a high wall of whitewashed bricks you will find the secret garden – a former cemetery for nuns converted into a herb garden, where a few tombstones still lie...
Founded in 1242, the Our Lady with the Rose is one of the last self-sufficient hospitals, complete with a farm, gardens, ice chamber and cemetery....