Located in a splendid 18th century building in the historical heart of Marche, this museum will take you on a journey through time, from the Prehistory to the Middle Ages, and even the heyday of Modern Art!
The Merovingian and Carolingian eras are illustrated by a remarkable collection unearthed during excavations held in the nearby Wellin and Hamoir. The museum also celebrates the mysterious ‘Maître de Waha’ a timeless, late Gothic sculptor and quite a character.
A section of the museum is dedicated to the Famenne area and the town of Marche; you can learn all there is to know about the Famenne’s geology, but also about town’s eventful history, fortunes and misfortunes...the museum has a magnificent scale model of Marche as it was in the year 1600. A room is dedicated to the Monument, a 17th century sanctuary. Marche’s traditional lacework – once far and wide renowned – is also showcased in the museum that also boasts a magnificent collection of Modern and Contemporary Art.