Museum •  Visiting  

Musée international du Carnaval et du Masque
Rue Saint Moustier, 10 – 7130 Binche – Belgium

Free parking facilities. Accessible for wheelchair users (lift)


Getting there:
E19: Exit 21 (Le Roeulx), towards Binche
The museum is located at the end of the Grand’ Place, in front of the Saint Ursmer church.

Binche – Mons: 17 km
Binche – Charleroi: 36 km
Binche – Brussels: 60 km
Binche – Namur: 70 km
Binche – Liège: 125 km
Binche – Lille: 80 km
Binche – Antwerp: 116 km
Binche – Gent: 125 km
Binche – Brugge: 130 km
 

Admission rates


Adults : 8€ - Seniors and students: 7 € - children (from 6 years): 3,50 €

Groups: Adults, seniors: 7 € - children: 3 €


Free entry on every first Sunday of the month (for all visitors).

Free entry for schools recognised by the French Community of Belgium.

Audio-guides available for the gallery on Binche carnival (English, French, Dutch).


Guided visits

                                        Adults        Students

Thematic visits (1h15)      35 €             25 €
Outside opening hours     40 €             40 €

Guided visits in English, French, Dutch, German, Italian, Spanish and in sign language (according to the availability of the guides). Advance booking required.
 

Themes for guided visits:

1. What is a museum good for? Discovery of the pedagogical section
2. The carnivals of Binche and Wallonia
3. "Masks from around the world"
4. Until 1st May 2016: anniversary exhibition: "40 years. Already? Only 40!"

 


 

 Workshops (1h30)

5 €/child
Min. 15 – max. 20 children/group
< 15 children: Global fee of 75 €
 

Opening hours:

The museum is open from Tuesday to Friday from 9.30 a.m. to 5 p.m.
On Saturday and Sunday open from 10.30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Admission until 4.30 p.m.
Closed on Mondays, on Ash Wednesday, on 1st November and from 21st December 2015 to 04th January 2016 included.


Breakfast or afternoon tea available upon reservation: 4 € / person


Organisation of children’s birthday parties. Possibility of hiring the cafeteria and/or the auditorium of the museum.


Information: 064/33 57 41 – 064/23 89 29