Mons Memorial Museum

Museum of society, place of reflections, space of questioning, ...

Museum of society, place of meetings and intergenerational exchanges, space for reflection and questioning, place of debate and citizenship… The Mons Memorial Museum invites visitors to wonder about the multiple and complex realities of warlike phenomena. He confronts them with the singular history of the city of Mons and proposes a route leading them from the Middle Ages to the world wars, through the Ancien Régime. Through the destiny of men and women, witnesses of the events, the visitor is immersed in the daily experience of the soldiers and the civilians in time of war.These testimonials (letters, notebooks, interviews …) form the real thread of the visit and bring to life the objects presented.


Join the family to discover the permanent collections of the Mons Memorial Museum. Learn through a small book to observe historical artifacts and answer questions to immerse yourself in the lives of civilians and soldiers during the conflicts that shook the city of Mons from the Middle Ages to World War II. 


To stimulate exchanges between the museum and the school around their common educational role, the Mons Memorial Musuem offers guided tours adapted to every level (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.


The Mons Memorial Museum is located in the heart of the city of Mons. A group outing is a combination of cultural discoveries, contemporary architecture, a nearby dining area and a vibrant and dynamic urban environment. The Mons Memorial Museum offers competitive rates for groups (from 10 people) and guided tours in French or in foreign languages.


Offer your colleagues, employees or partners a rewarding moment of relaxation in a unique environment. Discover the current exhibition or permanent collections and take advantage of the facilities available for your conferences, receptions or other events. Different spaces can be made available to you:
– Auditorium – capacity of 40 people seated
– Cafeteria – 120 people during a walking dinner
– Multifunctional space – 60 seats
– Temporary exhibition space – capacity of 200 people in a walking dinner formula

LPeople with specific needs

Elevators at the reception and exhibition spaces, adapted toilets and parking spaces at the entrance … make the Mons Memorial Museum accessible to a greater number.

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Practical information

Mons Memorial Museum

Boulevard Dolez, 51
7000 Mons

  • Museums to live with family!label marmaille
  • Accessible to bicycleslabel velo
  • Discounts for vulnerable peoplelabel velo