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The domain will only be accessible for the Warocque festival and the museum during this week-end




Welcome in Mariemont!

This is a concise version of our French website


Mariemont is an exceptional place for a dialogue between art, culture and nature, with unique collections evoking the Orient and the Occident, the past and the present, fauna and flora.

Mariemont is, among other things: a 45 hectare park in the style of an English landscape garden, one of the most beautiful arboretums in Belgium; the ruins of Charles of Lorraine’s palace; the museum, a major work by the architect Bastin; the “Bourgeois de Calais”, by Rodin; the most beautiful collection of Tournai porcelains in the world; hundreds of works from Egypt, Greece and Rome; the monumental statue of Cleopatra (five tonnes); frescoes from the villa of Boscoreale (Pompeii); the Ares from the Somzée collection and numerous others masterpieces of Classical Antiquity; the most complete collection of Chinese antiquities in Belgium; a tea house and numerous collections from Japan, Korea and Vietnam; archaeological and historical collections covering everything about the region; extremely rare manuscripts and handwritten documents, thousands of precious books; a research library with 100,000 volumes; and many other treasures.

Do you want to discover the museum with your family ?

A family trail is available at the reception desk or here to download !

Have fun !

The Buddha is back

After a long restauration the Amida Buddha, brought back by Raoul Warocqué from his journey in the Far East, has been replaced at his former place in the park of Mariemont.









Festival Warocqué - 20th and 21st may 2017

During 2 days, a multitude of activities will take place in the domain: concerts, street art, workshops, theatre, cinema, tastings, kids stands, ... For more détails, go to

Invisible collections - From the Warocque castle to the future museum 

29th april - 26th november 2017

Be aware that the permanent collections are plunged into darkness during the temporary exhibition(1st floor and basement), to highlight the objects coming out of the reserves.

Personal collections 

Something from Mariemont within us

29th april - 26th november 2017