Masters of Fire

  • Les Maîtres du Feu - Amay - Vue d'ensemble
  • Les Maîtres du Feu - Amay - Engin extérieur
  • Les Maîtres du Feu - Amay - Salle intérieure
Les Maîtres du Feu - Amay - Vue d'ensembleLes Maîtres du Feu - Amay - Engin extérieurLes Maîtres du Feu - Amay - Salle intérieure

Museum visit with access to the Museum of the cycle.

The Maîtres du feu, discover the geological wealth of the region and its industrial exploitations. Through a flamboyant path through the Museum, you will understand how clay becomes brick, limestone gives rise to lime, shale transforms into Alum.

Extensive journey through time where different applications of these products in your daily life, past and present, are exposed to you: Did you know that in Belgium, each inhabitant consumes 250 kg of lime per year?

Also the human journey, where the intelligence and ability of humans are demostrated, but also their resistance, their suffering and their social struggles by means of testimonials and photos.

Discover the domanial nature reserve of the Ampsin quarry. when it ceased operation, it left room for a geological trail through which you will understand the work of extraction, the nature of the rocks and the development of biodiversity (visit with a nature guide on booking at 085/314 448).

Set up on the site in 2011 is the Museum of the Cycle; a remarkable collection of hundreds of bikes made from 1830 to the present day. The evolution of techniques is highlighted but also the place of the bike in everyday life (instrument of mobility, leisure, etc.).

Audio-guide in EN, F, NL, D. 1.30 h
Opening day(s)
01/04 to 01/10: weekends,public holidays and during Belgian school holidays: 11.00 - 17.00
  • Touring languages :
    • French
    • German
    • English
    • Dutch
  • Facilities/Services :
    • Toilets
    • Parking
    • Coach park
    • Picnic table
loading
Directions to :
5 Rue de Bende
4540
Amay
GPS coordinates
Latitude : 50.5432
Longitude : 5.28352
CLOSE
Mandatory fields are indicated with an asterisk*
My request
My details
You can also sign up for one of our additional services mentioned below :
Please validate your request :
According to Law n° 78-17 of 6 January 1978 of the National Commission on Informatics and Liberty (CNIL), relating to information technology, files and liberty (article 36), the holder of the access right can demand that the information concerning him be corrected, added to, clarified, updated or deleted if it is inaccurate, incomplete, ambiguous, has expired or if its collection or use, communication or retention is prohibited. To exercise this right, please state it in the form above.
Contact
Phone : +33 +3285240417
5 Rue de Bende
4540
Amay
  • Languages spoken :
    • French
    • Dutch