Museum of History and Decorative Arts of Tournai (Porcelain Museum)

This museum has a large collection of porcelain from royal and imperial works established in Tournai in the 18C. Note the bird-motif service based on Buffon's work, ordered by the Duke of Orléans as well as the first-floor Tournai coin collection and outstanding silver plate items, including a tureen and its rare silver-gilt interior from 1787.

Useful information

Address:

R. St-Martin 50, 7500 Tournai

Phone:

+32 69 33 23 53

Price:

2.10 € (-18 years old 1.60 €)

Opening hours

Apr-Oct: 10am-12.30pm, 1.30pm-5.30pm; rest of year: 10am-12.30pm, 1.30pm-5pm, Sun 1.30pm-5pm - closed Tue, 1-2 Jan, 29 Mar (Carnival), 8 Apr (Flower Market), 1 May, 2nd Mon Sep (Sale), 1 Nov, 25-26 Dec - no charge 1st Sun of every month

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