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Temse is known for being the first municipality of the Pays de Waas, Christianised by Saint Amalberga. The Gothic church of Notre-Dame was built...Read more
In 1872 Chrisje Mommers (a wool weaver since 1854) laid the foundations of his modern weaving mill in the Goirkestraat.
It developed...Read more
The steamboat 'Belgenland II' (the land of the belgians II) leaves the port of Antwerp.
In the north of Belgium, near the border with the Netherlands, lies Turnhout, a city of 5,500 hectares, in the Antwerp Campine. Archaeological...Read more
The museum comprises genuine machinery in which authentic printing presses demonstrate the production process of playing cards. The Turnhout graphic...Read more
Welcome to‘Hotel Taxandria’!
Hotel Taxandria is the museum’s set up where each room is ‘inhabited’ by a historical figure. You can meet,...Read more
Women in black habit and white hood who sometimes turn up in comics: if we’re not careful, this will be the image youngsters have of beguines in...Read more
In principle, the Warande originated in the time of EXPO 58. Well, at least the idea. In 1956 Turnhout began negotiations on the purchase of land...Read more
The only evidence of the first church (late 13th century or earlier) is the bottom part of the 62 m high tower. The construction of the current...Read more