This fall, Leuven's city festival is dedicated to Dieric Bouts: all over the city, this 15th-century painter will be highlighted. All initiatives are being bundled under the title New Horizons. Leuven gave young artists and organizations the opportunity to explore Bouts from ever-changing perspectives, thus creating new
Looking for a fun family outing? Climb the old Waterschei coal mountain and follow the Steenmannetjespad. Along the route to the top of the slag heap, little stone men, formed from stacked basalt stones, show you the way. Along the way, 'Steentje' tells you all about the heritage and nature of the area. Try
From the bat, workhorse and lap dog to the big bad wolf, the magpie on the gallows, the first swallow, the black widow or the ever eager woodworm: on Sunday, April 23, you are guaranteed to encounter the entire animal kingdom, in front of and behind the scenes. Then Heritage Day carries the theme '
At the foot of the triumphal arch in Brussels' Cinquantenaire Park lies the Royal Museum of the Army and Military History. We went to take a look at the immense museum in the European heart of Brussels through two tours at ErfgoedApp. The Middle Ages: a time of heroic
Together with the ErfgoedApp , Kazerne Dossin recently developed a tour intended for high school students aged 15 and up. We visited the museum and through "Kazerne Dossin: What's New?" learned about the war past in a new way. A dark page in the Belgian
Would you like to take a train trip to times gone by? Then hop on the train to Train World in Schaerbeek. The museum presents the history of Belgian Railways in an immersive and interactive way. By means of a rich collection, sound fragments and real stories, we take you on a journey into the past.
From February 18 to 26, the eleventh edition of Krokuskriebels will take place. More than 90 museums in Flanders and Brussels invite families with children up to 14 years old during the crocus vacation. Krokuskriebels provides a fun and active get-together for the whole family through numerous activities at
GrensPark Kempen~Broek lives up to its name: for it extends not only into Belgian northern Limburg, between Maaseik and Bocholt, but also into Dutch central Limburg, in the area between Leudal, Weert and a bit of Nederweert. As a bonus, there is an additional border crossing to the North Brabant town of Budel.
Although the Genk coal mine of Winterslag has been closed for some thirty years, its influence can still be felt in the city. New infills ensure that the cité is still alive. The mine buildings, such as the shaft trestles or the energy building have been converted into a cinema, enterprise space and cultural center. The slag heap has been transformed into a walking area.
Passersby know it as an imposing building. Students know it as a place to study. But what else does Leuven University Library have to offer? Use the ErfgoedApp to discover the various halls and rooms and learn more about its history and hidden treasures. An eventful
An archaeologist, a boarding school student and a tower keeper take you through the history of the Antwerp Kempen in 'Radio Taxandria' - now also available in Flemish Sign Language (VGT). The 16th-century 'Metten Thoren House', which houses Turnhout's Taxandria Museum, used to be inhabited by prominent families and often served as a lodging house for
Contrary to what many tourists expect, visitors today are not confronted with a medieval Bruges. Although the city breathes the atmosphere of yesteryear, it undergoes significant changes over the years and takes on different faces. Until the 19th century, when the desire for a Gothic Bruges to
Do you agree that art connects? Young or old, artist or bartender, amateur or value-added seeker ... it doesn't really matter. Art can appeal to everyone! As an extension of the exhibition Louise/Edith, currently on display at the Yper Museum, we took a walk in the ErfgoedApp. We immediately hit the
In the 20th century, Limburg coal mines were established, with a series of garden suburbs for workers in their wake. This tour takes you back to the last century. Along the way, you'll learn about the origins and architecture of the garden suburbs, as well as the lifestyle and culture of