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Scientific Culture Centre for the Université Libre de Bruxelles

Scientific Culture Centre for the Université Libre de Bruxelles
© Centre de Culture Scientifique
  • Address:
    Campus de Parentville
    Rue de Villers 227
    6010 COUILLET (CHARLEROI)Belgium

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  • Opening Dates
    • All year round
      • Monday-Friday : 09:30-17:30
      • 1st Sunday of the month : 10:00-18:00

The Scientific Culture Centre at the Université Libre de Bruxelles is situated at the Parentville campus in Charleroi. Its aim is to promote scientific culture.

Situated in the green setting of a 20 hectare park, the CCS offers permanent and temporary exhibitions, interactive experiments, an astronomical observatory and scientific entertainment for youngsters. 

These activities are aimed at everyone with a thirst for knowledge, is eager to learn, and keen to discover the surprising aspects of science.

A welcoming space with a multitude of activities

A space dedicated to biotechnologies and its laboratory, a multimedia lesson, an interactive space, a projection/conference room, an astronomical observatory, the Parentville Park...are all available to you at the Scientific Cultural Centre at the Université Libre de Bruxelles in Charleroi.

The CCS organises activities for the public and for schools. This includes temporary exhibitions, conferences and other activities/workshops. The full list of activities is available here (link in French).

An activity calendar is also available on the here

Opening times
Monday to Friday from 9.30am to 5.30pm and the first Sunday of the month from 10am to 6pm.
Closed on Saturdays and all other Sundays.

Exceptional opening hours on reservation only. Call +32 (0)71 60 03 00 Annual Closing Schedule

Admission prices 
  • Under 6s: free
  • Under 10s/school groups: €2
  • Students/seniors/large families/adult groups: €3
  • Adults: €4

Guided visits take place only on weekdays and by reservation only (1 hour): Entry + €15/group (max.15 people)

Workshop with guided visit, takes place only on weekdays and by reservation only (1 hour): Entry + €40/group (max. 15 people)

For teachers

The CCS is developing an educational programme suitable for all academic cycles.
Want to find out more? Join the teacher's corner (page in French).

The scientific Culture Centre at ULB in Parentville, develop a taste for science!



  • tel. : +32 (0) 71 60 03 00
  • fax : +32 (0) 71 60 03 05
  • website :
  • email :

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