Museum of Water and Fountains

Publicize and raise awareness about the water issue

Water…

As a major issue of our century, the problem of water takes more and more importance in the major questions that characterize our time. The Museum of Water and Fountains mission is to make known and raise awareness of these major issues to the largest audience as possible: thematic exhibitions, visits for adults, activities for children, documentation center… It is also through a training and information policy that we work to develop active citizenship. and Fountains… The water springs again from our old fountains. In a climate of poetry and nostalgia, they bring us back to the time of the washerwomen when fountains occupied a central place in the village: source of life, they attracted them animation and activity. The Museum of Water and Fountains intends to revalorize and to make this cultural heritage known: publication of articles, organization of cultural activities, restoration of fountains…

and Fountains…

The water springs again from our old fountains. In a climate of poetry and nostalgia, they bring us back to the time of the washerwomen when fountains occupied a central place in the village: source of life, they attracted them animation and activity. The Water and Fountains Museum intends to revalorize and to make this cultural heritage known: publication of articles, organization of cultural activities, restoration of fountains…

LPeople with specific needs

The museum regularly welcomes people with reduced mobility. The Accescity website informs you about the accessibility conditions of the building.

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OGroups

Numerous guided tours with different themes are offered: nature, culture, environment, history …

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JSchools

Where does the water come from? How do Africans arrange their water supply? How did people fool around before the existence of cranes? Where does the water from our tap come from? Where does the sewer go, … manipulations, games, stories, aquatic music, discovery of the fundamental characteristics of the water, visit to a treatment plant, analysis of the ecosystem of a pond, ..

Thanks to the many activities offered to school children, from kindergarten to high school, the museum makes children aware of the importance of water in our lives during the tours. View our various offers of entertainment, tours and handsets on our site.

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Museum of Water and Fountains

Allée du Bois des Rêves 1, 1340 Ottignies

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  • Accessible to bicycleslabel velo
  • Accessible to people with special needslabel velo
  • Discounts for vulnerable peoplelabel velo

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