The best museums in Liège in May 2023

These are the top 20 best museums in Liège, Belgium, ranked by their rating and popularity in 2023. Click a museum for more information about the museum, including visitor information, exhibitions and reviews.

For a complete overview of museums in Liège, their exhibitions and discount cards & passes, see our overview page with all museums in Liège.

These are the best museums in Liège:

  1. Musée Le Grand Curtius1

    Musée Le Grand Curtius

    The Curtius Museum (Musée Le Grand Curtius) is a museum of archaeology and decorative arts. The building that houses the museum was a private mansion for Jean Curtius, a Belgian manufacturer who provided gunpowder to the Spanish army. It was built somewhere between 1597 and 1610 in the typical regio
  2. Trésor de la Cathedrale de Liège2

    Trésor de la Cathedrale de Liège

    Trésor de la Cathedrale de Liège is housed in the annexes of the monastery where art is displayed and the history of the former principality of Liège is illustrated. Most of the Treasure Room comes from the now-defunct 'Saint-Lambert' Cathedral, including two 11th-century sculpted ivory pieces and t
  3. Archeoforum of Liege3

    Archeoforum of Liege

    The Archéoforum de Liège is a monumental forum covering 3,725 square meters, making it the largest of its kind in Europe. Through both movable and immovable archaeological remains, it paints a picture of Liège's history, from Prehistory to the newest times. Among the remains of a Roman villa, the cr
  4. Musée de la Vie Wallonne4

    Musée de la Vie Wallonne

    The Museum of Walloon Life places Walloon culture in a broad perspective. It tries to answer the question of how to situate oneself as a Walloon and world citizen in an international context. Five themes are addressed in the museum. 'Wallonies' tells the story of Wallonia. 'Technical (R)evolution' s
  5. Wallonia Public Transport Museum5

    Wallonia Public Transport Museum

    The Museum of Public Transport of the Land of Liège is housed in a former renovated tramway depot. Through some 40 vehicles, including stagecoaches, streetcars and trolleybuses, the museum traces the history of mobility from the 18th century to the present. There are also numerous other historical o
  6. House of Metallurgy and Industry of Liège6

    House of Metallurgy and Industry of Liège

    Maison de la Metallurgie et de l'Industrie de Liège is a museum located in the former Espérance-Longdoz factory. The museum is dedicated to Liege's metallurgy and industry. The collection includes machines and tools, scale models and diagrams, photographs, paintings, lithographs, statues and ancient
  7. Maison de la Science7

    Maison de la Science

    La maison de la science is a lively place where visitors have the opportunity to conduct their own experiments.
  8. La Boverie8

    La Boverie

  9. Wittert - Collections artistiques de l'Université de Liège9

    Wittert - Collections artistiques de l'Université de Liège

    Wittert - Collections artistiques de l'Université de Liège includes some 40,000 works of art, including prints and drawings old paintings of the 15th and 16th centuries, coins, medals, African art and sculptures.
  10. Cabinet des Estampes et des Dessins10

    Cabinet des Estampes et des Dessins

  11. Madmusée11


    The Madmuseum displays over 1800 works by artists with intellectual disabilities from different countries. This international collection is unique heritage in its genre and is often associated with Art Brut, art outside the norm, on the margins or outsider.
  12. Ansembourg Museum12

    Ansembourg Museum

    The Ansembourg Museum is housed in the House of Ansembourg, an old private mansion built around 1740. The museum paints a picture of aristocratic life during the Enlightenment period. The building still has its original interior, including furniture, carpets, Venetian glass chandeliers and ceramic w
  13. Sart-Tilman Open-air Museum13

    Sart-Tilman Open-air Museum

    The Sart-Tilman Open Air Museum displays a collection of 110 pieces of art, providing an overview of contemporary outdoor sculpture of the last forty years in French-speaking Belgium.
  14. Liege Aquarium-Museum14

    Liege Aquarium-Museum

    The Aquarium-Museum shows the diversity of the animal and underwater world. In the halls of the museum, 1,000 square meters are dedicated to the diversity of animals: from the smallest insects to the elephant. It displays some 20,000 species from all continents, including the gorilla, the rhinoceros
  15. Bal - Musée des Beaux-Arts de Liège15

    Bal - Musée des Beaux-Arts de Liège

    The Bal - Musée des Beaux-Arts de Liège gives an overview of the artistic creations that originated in the French-speaking part of Belgium. The museum displays works of art from the Renaissance to the present day. Special attention is paid to Liege artists. Exhibitions are arranged chronologically,
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    The Tchantchès Museum is dedicated to the well-known folkloric character Tchantchès, the mascot of the Fiery City. Among the exhibits are costumes donated to Tchantchès. There is also a collection of paintings by various artists and a collection of puppets by sculptor and puppet-maker Denis Bisscher
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    Musée Grètry

    The Grétry Museum is housed in the birthplace of Liège composer André-Modeste Grétry (1741-1813). The museum's collection includes various paintings, sculptures, etchings, scores, instruments and documents related to the artist.
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    Musée de l'Éclairage au Gaz et d'Histoire du Luminaire Ancien

    The lighting museum has a collection of more than 600 lamps. The extensive collection includes electric lamps, petroleum lamps, oil lamps and gas-powered lamps.
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    Musée d'archéologie préhistorique de l'Université de Liège

    The museum offers a quick overview of human production during prehistory.
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    Espace Uhoda


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