International Carnival and Mask Museum

Interesting
This museum, enabling to tour the world's carnivals, is housed in a former 18C Augustine school. The mask collection includes exhibits from Oceania, the Amazon, North America (Indians), Africa, Asia (theatre masks), Latin America... Another section covers winter festivals and European carnivals. Naturally, Wallonia's traditional carnivals, especially the one in Binche, take up a large part of the museum.

Useful information

Address:

Rue St-Moustier 10, 7130 Binche

Phone:

+32 64 33 57 41

Price:

8 € (children 3.50 €)

Opening hours

Tue-Fri 9.30am-5pm, Sat-Sun 10.30am-5pm - closed Mon and Ash Wed, 1 Nov, 22 Dec-5 Jan

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Main Square
Main Square
Binche
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Binche Ramparts
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Bonne Esperance Abbey
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Écomusée régional du Centre
Écomusée régional du Centre
Houdeng-Aimeries
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