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Museums

If you like visiting museums, you’ll be in heaven in Belgium as there are so many excellent ones to visit. They range from larger ones of international importance such as the Hof van Busleyden in Mechelen, to smaller ones such as the Cheese Museum. Here is a small personal selection of some museums in Belgium, or posts in which museums are mentioned.

Belgian Heritage Day

Belgian Heritage Day: A guide for aliens

Mostly everyone in Flanders knows that the first Sunday after the Easter Holidays is the annual Heritage Day (Erfgoeddag). But if you’ve recently arrived in Flanders from a different planet, here’s a short guide to what it’s all about.

Belgian draft horse and foal

The Belgian draft horse

The Belgian draft horse is a spectacular animal. We look at its history, evolution, and current usage in Belgium and America.

The Tobacco Museum in Wervik

The Tobacco Museum in Wervik, Belgium, gives a fascinating insight into the history of tobacco through the ages.