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Piconrue Museum and Legend Museum in Bastogne

Piconrue Museum and Legend Museum in Bastogne
© Photo Claudy Raskin - Musée en Piconrue
Piconrue Museum and Legend Museum in Bastogne
© Photo Claudy Raskin - Musée en Piconrue
Piconrue Museum and Legend Museum in Bastogne
© Photo Claudy Raskin - Musée en Piconrue
Piconrue Museum and Legend Museum in Bastogne
© Photo Claudy Raskin - Musée en Piconrue

Located in Bastogne, this museum invites you to discover the ethnographic heritage, legends and religious art of the Ardennes and Luxembourg.

The Piconrue Museum


The museum's exhibition rooms are currently closed. Don't miss the inauguration of the new museum route in July 2014. Its theme will be stages of life and rites of passage in the society of the past, from a contemporary viewpoint.

While you wait, the temporary exhibition spaces will open their doors on 22 September 2013.


Several times a year, the museum organises an exhibition on aspects of life and mentalities in the Ardennes and Luxembourg.

On the programme: Attic life (22 September 2013); 1914-1918 - War and religion in Belgian Luxembourg (18 October 2013); Ardennes and Brittany, distant sisters (22 December 2013).

The Legend Museum


Located in one wing of the Piconrue Museum, The Legend Museum offers a visit dedicated to popular legends and beliefs from the Ardennes: the wild hunter, the four sons of Aymon, the devil, the werewolf, nutons (Walloon hobgoblins) and fairies.


Visiting the museum


Opening times
  • Tuesday to Sunday, from 10am to 6pm
  • Last admission at 5pm


Closed every year on 1 January and 24, 25 & 31 December.
The centre for documentation and archives is open on request.

Admission prices

Individuals
Adults: €4
Senior citizens, teachers, students, disabled people: €3
12 to 18 years old: €1.50
Free for children under 12.

Groups
Free for schools.
Groups of at least 10 people: €3pp.

Free on the first Sunday of the month.

Guided tours and educational activities are available on request.
Disabled visitors: Accessible for disabled people.



FACILITIES FOR THE DISABLED PARKING FOR COACHES Car park Cafeteria Library or documentation centre Shop

Information

  • tel. : +32 (0) 61 21 56 14
  • fax : +32 (0) 61 21 59 84
  • website : http://www.piconrue.be
  • email : piconrue@gmail.com

PLUSTourist information on the town BASTOGNE

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