Educational Service

All publics


From the 1st year of nursery school to higher education institutes

Self-led tours

Discovery of the museum – Provision of teaching packs (fr) and folders that will help you to make the most of your self-led tour or class work. Themes: “Human Rights and Children’s Rights” or “The Environment

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Our experienced guides will reveal the secrets of the museum to you in a way suited to the age of the pupils.

Artistic workshops

The watercolor painting workshops will enrich your (self-led or guided) tour of the museum by helping you to look, in a creative way, at the emblematic themes of Folon’s body of work. At the end of the workshop, each child will leave with his/her own work of art.

Combined tours

Guided tour of the Folon Foundation and:
Museum of Water in Genval | Wellington Museum in Waterloo | Marthe Donas Museum in Ittre | Cap Sciences at the Foundation (science popularization workshop) | Nature guides: fauna and flora of Solvay park

Teacher training

“Museum, instructions for use”. The Foundation holds training days for teachers. It introduces them to its wealth of teaching potential: living museum, workshops and numerous teaching tools.


Intergenerational workshops (in French)

Fun and creative workshops to enjoy as a family during the school holidays.

Birthdays – The portrait of a bird

3-Homme-Objet-26b CCI171214During your visit, you ‘capture’ the birds in the museum by drawing them on paper. You place them in a cage then you release your sketches in the workshop, color them in, cut them out and give them your own first names. Finally, you let them fly away into a watercolor sky and give the result of your joint effort to the person celebrating his or her birthday.
Weekends & Wednesdays – Maximum 15 children (>6 year).

Family feeling – “Esprit de famille”

Self-led tour + workshop  – Open to visitors wishing to organize a family activity at weekends, on Wednesdays and during school holidays.

Family package

The Folon Foundation offers a preferential rate to families (2 adults+3 children) wishing to visit the museum.

Story activities

are organized on request and during special events.



Opening hours
   Open every day except on Mondays
   Tuesday to Friday: 09:00 to 17:00
   Saturday – Sunday 10:00 to 18:00
   Tuesday to Friday: 09:00 to 14:00

   Tel.: 02/653 34 56 
   Fax: 02/653 00 77

Visitor’s guide and discovery booklets:
   – For younger children: Folon “Nuancier” (color chart)
   – For children: “Ludicofolon”
   – For adults: visitor’s guide “An open-book museum”

Adapted tours
     Every year, the Foundation welcomes thousands of visitors experiencing physical or mental difficulties. It offers the possibility of adapting its tours to specific requirements. The Folon Foundation has been designed to facilitate access for people of reduced mobility. Two wheelchairs are made available.

Picnic area provided for meals (subject to booking).


guided tours for groups

– Museum
– Temporary exhibitions
– Night tours

Watercolour painting course for adults (at 10:00)

6-month course (class every other Sunday),


“Prenez l’air“ –  “Get some fresh air”dessin folon

Every year, Ascension Day (Holy Thursday) – Intergenerational kite painting and assembly workshop, organized activities around the theme of air: story walks, music, carillons, creative spaces, kite-flying demonstration.

International Children’s Rights Day

Every year, around 20th November, interactive tours of the museum around the themes of children’s rights, workshops, special organised activities, film screenings, etc
– Families Day
– Schools Day


Self-led tour + workshop
Guided tour + workshop
Possibility of late-night opening