Dedicated to the traditional Ducasse festival and to Saint George and the Dragon
From the originality of the Ducasse de Mons festival (listed by UNESCO in 2005) to the legend of Saint George, blending reality and imagination, the center endeavours to aid in understanding and to emphasize the different aspects of this universal, centuries-old story. The museum’s exhibits invite visitors to discover this exceptional local heritage, examining the event from a variety of perspectives: historical, anthropological, scientific, artistic, secular and religious.
Come with your whole family to discover the folklore of Mons. Perform the research in the Doudou museum via a game booklet. Follow in the footsteps of Sainte-Waudru and Saint-Georges, play with the dragon and discover the characters of the Procession and the Battle, called Lumeçon.
The Doudou Museum is located in the heart of the city of Mons. A group excursion consists of combining cultural discoveries, contemporary architecture, a nearby dining area and a vibrant city life. The Doudou Museum offers competitive rates for groups (from 10 people) and guided tours in French or in foreign languages.
To promote the exchange between the museum and the school around their common educational role, the Doudou Museum offers guided tours adapted to each grade (in French or in foreign languages), creative workshops to learn while having fun and events for schools. the whole year through. Educational files are also available with the content of the museum, documents, courses to work out in class …
To prepare you as well as possible for the visits, the entrance to the museum is free for teachers.
Offer your colleagues, employees or partners a rewarding moment of relaxation in a unique environment. Discover this UNESCO heritage and take advantage of the facilities available for your conferences, receptions and other events.
People with specific needs
A lower info desk, a lift, adapted toilets, parking spaces at the entrance … make the Doudou Museum accessible to a greater number.
People with a visual impairment who want to enjoy a cultural moment adapted to their handicap can visit the museum thanks to Dynamusée. Thanks to the close collaboration with Friends of the Blind, specific adjustments have been made to Braille.