Museum of Photography in Charleroi
GPS : Place des Essarts
Avenue Paul Pastur 11
6032 MONT-SUR-MARCHIENNE (CHARLEROI)
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The Museum of Photography in Charleroi is the most important photography museum in Europe. Permanent and temporary exhibitions await you.
The museum in a few words
The Museum of Photography in Charleroi is situated in Mont-sur-Marchienne in a former convent and has a collection of 80,000 photographs, of which 800 are permanently exhibited.
The museum organises temporary exhibitions on a regular basis, with around 3 exhibitions every 4 months, ensuring that visitors can return to the museum often and experience something new each time.
More than just a museum
Over 13,000 titles and 4,000 files dedicated to photography are accessible to the public in the Museum of Photography library.
The museum boutique offers you museum publications, photography works, gadgets and lots of different ideas for decoration and gifts.
To quench your thirst or for a little snack, the museum café awaits you in a peaceful setting. There, you can choose from a wide range of sandwiches, salads and pasta dishes.
Become a friend of the Museum
Become a member of the friends or partners and support the Museum of Photography's cultural project (page in French).
Ami complice, ami ambassador, ami entrepreneur? You can choose your status. Each profile type has its own advantages and price.
You can become a friend of the museum for as little as €50 per year.
You can also purchase a nominative annual pass (limited number of entries to the museum) for €15 or you can get a subscription to Photographie Ouverte for €15 (for Belgian subscriptions) or €25 (for subscriptions from abroad).
Choose your profile and enjoy a whole host of benefits, advantages and discounts
Around the museum
Go for a stroll in the museum's park. 85ha of remarkable listed and protected trees. Get yourself some fresh air after your visit.
The Museum of Photography is open from Tuesday to Sunday 10am-6pm.
Closed on Mondays, 25 December and 1 January.
A visit lasts around 3 hours.
The Museum of Photography will mark you.
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