Immerse yourselves in the Ardennes’s past in an untouched natural setting. Industrial past, old trades and traditional life - discover an exceptional heritage!
At the Domaine provincial du Fourneau Saint-Michel, visit the Iron Museum and/or the Open Air Museum and find out how people lived in the Ardennes and Wallonia ‘in the olden days’.
The iron industry in the 17th and 18th centuries
The Iron Museum shows you the region’s flourishing industrial past. On the programme: remarkable buildings including an old furnace, techniques for making cast iron and the multiple uses of iron in everyday life in the past.
Rural life in the 19th and 20th centuries
The Open Air Museum recreates traditional life in the Walloon countryside. In a magnificent setting, hamlets have been recreated to show you the old trades and everyday life at the time. The little school, craftspeople’s workshops, the chapel, the bread oven, the shop... All these building are decorated with collectors’ objects, breathing life into the past.
Ardennes-étape customers receive an exclusive benefit with this experience:
3 for the price of 2
When you book a holiday home on our website, you have access to the Ardennes-étape Privilege programme that offers many lovely surprises with our local partners!
Recommendation: two circuits (one short, one long) enable you to visit at your own pace! A full visit may take a whole day.
The prices are on the website of our partner
From 01/03 to 30/11, open only on weekends, public holidays and school holidays