If you like visiting museums, you’ll be in heaven in Belgium as there are so many excellent ones to visit. They range in size, from larger ones of great international importance such as the Hof van Busleyden in Mechelen, to smaller ones such as the Cheese Museum. Here is just a small personal selection of some of the museums in Belgium.
Antwerp has been an important silver production centre for five hundred years. This activity is based first and foremost on the fame of Antwerp’s many… Read More »Sterckshof Silver Museum. Windmills and owls
Have you ever been by car to Tienen in the autumn? If so, you have probably got stuck behind a slow-moving tractor pulling a trailer… Read More »Tienen Sugar Museum. Don’t get stuck behind a tractor!
De Oude Kaasmakerij, the cheese museum in Passendale in West Flanders, is a fun place to visit with children for an afternoon. It’s housed in an old farmhouse dating back to the 19th century, and features a reconstruction of a cheese factory from the 1930s, complete with original equipment. Multilingual displays describe how cheese was made in that period, while TV screens show video clips of the modern day production methods in the Belgomilk cheese factory down the road in the centre of Passendale.Read More »Cheese Museum, Passendale. Sights and smells abound