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Musée du Malgré-Tout
Musée du Malgré-Tout
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The permanent collections

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 Prehistory and Antiquity
 between the Sambre and the Meuse rivers

The CEDARC has mainly built up its collections through its own excavations, carried out since 1980 in the southern region of Entre Sambre-et-Meuse. They are presented alongside other exceptional pieces from the region and on loan from renowned institutions such as the Museum of Brussels, the Museum/Archaeological Society of Namur, the Royal Society of Archaeology of Charleroi, and others. Other archaeological societies and NPOs (Les Forges Saint-Roch, Amphora, Archéophil...), most of which have disappeared, have also excavated the region and deposited their discoveries in the Museum. You will find all these discoveries in the room on regional archaeology. This room was completely renovated in 2021.

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objet de notre collection

The collections nearly encompass the whole period of human presence in the region, from the prehistory to the end of the gallo-roman period. The Musée du Malgré-Tout exhibits the oldest objects found in the region, included the exceptional Neanderthal tooth from Couvin (- 46 000 years), magnificent discoveries from the Neolithic, the Bronze Age, the Iron Age and from the regional gallo-roman sanctuaries and villae. Renowned for its expertise, the Museum has become the repository and conservation site for all discoveries made on the entities of Couvin, Doische and Viroinval.

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objet de notre collection
objet de notre collection
objet de notre collection
objet de notre collection
objet de notre collection
objet de notre collection
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The gallery of the evolution

The collections have also been enlarged by permanent deposits and donations from individuals and local associations. Our Moulding Service has also made it possible to reproduce a number of exceptional pieces illustrating the evolution of the (pre-)Humans in our gallery of the evolution of the (pre-)humans and techniques during the Prehistory.

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 Our collections travel

A few pieces from the Cedarc's collections are on loan in differents exhibitions. You may discover them here.
We also offer 4 temporary travelling exhibitions for rent. They tour all over Europe.