Turnhout The Essential
Turnhout is an industrial and commercial centre. It was part of the Brabant province from the 12C to the 18C. The Battle of Turnhout in 1789 resulted in the Brabant Revolutionwhich rid the country of the Austrians for a short while.

Must see

Michelin's recommendations for Turnhout
Musée national de la Carte à jouer
Musée national de la Carte à jouer
This former playing card factory
Musée
Musée
This museum deals with archaeology,
Ancien béguinage de Turnhout
Ancien béguinage de Turnhout
Founded in the 14C and rebuilt in the
15 minutes
Ancien château des ducs de Brabant
Ancien château des ducs de Brabant
This 13C-17C four-sided building was a
30 minutes
Grand-Place
Grand-Place
St Peter's church (15C-18C) stands in
15 minutes