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An incredible collection of tools


Contact for  the visit


Melle Van Achter Sylvie

122 avenue du Marouset

7090 Braine-le-Comte

tel: 0032 472 64 91 89

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Known as '' Musée du Labeur ''. The collection includes 10,000 different tools connected with craftsmanship that are almost forgotten today.



The collection was created thanks to Mr. and Mrs. Van Achter. Each tool has been carefully restored and classified. This collection will undoubtedly lead you to learn about the young, memories for the elderly.



This journey into the past was brought to you thanks to the fascinating of Sylvie's grandfather. Today, Sylvie Van Achter, his granddaughter, bears the same passion for the past and she is glad to share her legacy with you and escorts you in your jouney into those days when there was no mobile and no IT, in the time of heavy manual labor ...


Discovery of:

- Woodworking  (carpenter, furniture maker, cooper, violin maker ...)

- Stone work, glass and iron work

- Farming and household

- And many others craftsmanship: (baker, butcher, watchmaker, shoemaker ...)



This private collection is only accessible by appointment during weekends from 1 May to September 15. The museum visit is free of charges and you will be accompanied by a French-speaking guide. Groups are limited to 15 people to make it more pleasant for you. Larger groups will be divided.

























Opening from

may 2021 !!!

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