Municipal Museum of Archaeology, Art and History

Nivelles

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Description

Sculpture, panting, and furniture from the 15th to 18th centuries. In particular: Collection of late Brabançon Gothic sculptures. Collection of terra cotta drafts and sketches (bozzetti), plaster and marble works by the sculptor Laurent Delvaux (1696-1778). Brussels tapestry. Musical instruments. Nivelles furniture.

Second floor devoted to prehistoric and Gallo-Roman archaeology: development of tools and technologies, aspects of everyday life. The objects come from excavations carried out in the region by the museum. In particular: excavations in progress on the Bons-Villers Gallo-Roman site at Liberchies (Pont-à-Celles). Large corner house built in 1764 to house the Trinitarian refuge of the Orival priory.

Visit language : French

Opening

From Tuesday to Friday: from 9:30 am till noon and 2 pm till 5 pm

Open on the first and third Sundays of the month

Prices

Adult: €2

Group (min 10 people): €1

Child (< 12 year) : free

Entry to the museum is free on the first Sunday of every month.

Location

Rue de Bruxelles, 27
1400 Nivelles

Tel. +3267882280

musee@nivelles.be

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