in Mouscron

Museum of Folklore and Cross-border Life (MUSEF - Leven op de grens)

Opened on 21 September 2019 after 5 years of building work, the Museum of Folklore and Cross-border Life (Musée de Folklore vie Frontalière) features a permanent exhibition of more than 1,500 objects/documents/accounts. Fantastic collections, housed in a jewel of contemporary architecture and showcased by a new layout, will introduce visitors to some surprising discoveries from the Picardy and cross-border regions.The Museum also puts on lots of events including heritage workshops and extra-curricular courses, as well as a heritage garden and a well-stocked document centre dedicated to Mouscron. It has established itself as a benchmark for regional ethnology.

Individual timetables :

Open Tuesday to Friday from 10am to 6pm, Saturdays and Sundays from 2pm to 6pm. Closed on bank holidays.

Free on the first Sunday of the month.

Family ticket: €10

Combined ticket with the 'Centre Marcel Marlier, dessine-moi Martine': €8 / €5

Timetables for groups :

Extended opening times for groups, must be booked in advance.

Price :

  • Adults : 5€
  • Children : 2€
  • Seniors : 4€
  • Article 27 : 1,25€


  • Boutique
  • Restaurant
  • Parking
  • Vestiaire
  • Vestiaire
  • WC

Spoken languages

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Languages of the visit

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