MAC's - Museum of Contemporary Art of the French-speaking Community
Rue Sainte-Louise 82
7301 HORNU (BOUSSU)
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The MAC's, the Museum of Contemporary Arts of Belgium's French-speaking Community, is found on the UNESCO-listed Grand-Hornu mining site.
The museum's architecture opens out onto several areas of the site, which has been a pole of tourism, culture and science since the nineties.
The MAC's organises long-term temporary exhibitions bringing together works from its collections dedicated to great names of contemporary art and items loaned from elsewhere.
15 December and 1 January. During periods when exhibitions are being mounted and dissembled.
Length of a visit: 1 to 2 hours
Guided tours in French, Dutch and English
Maximum 20 people. Reservation required 10 days in advance
Special evening visits on request.
Tel: +32(0)65 61 38 81 - Fax: +32(0)65 61 38 97.
E19 Brussels-Paris, exit 25 Saint-Ghislain-Tertre-Hornu in the direction of Saint-Ghislain, Hornu. Follow the signposting until the entrance to the site
Closest train stations: Saint-Ghislain (bus and taxi) and Mons (bus and taxi)
Free entry for children under 6
The MAC's offers specially adapted visits for the disabled and elderly (link in French only).
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Tourist information on the town BOUSSU
- Extravagant Traveller - Frédéric Platéus exhibition at MAC
- Alvar Aalto - Lightings: Lightings Exhibition at Grand Hornu Images