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Underground Treasure Hunt: In Search of the Treasure of the Golden Fleece

Little Charles V needs your help! He has forgotten the code to open his treasure chest. And there’s something very special in that chest: his collar of the order of the Golden Fleece. Little Charles is looking for tough knights and princesses to crack the code. Are you daring enough to join him on his quest in the underground remains of Coudenberg Palace? If you succeed, no doubt Charles will reward you!

How does it take place?
Every child receives a backpack with the equipment to complete missions (treasure map, fancy dress, puzzle, flashlight…). Every mission gives an indication to find the password that will allow them to reach the treasure chest (where the famous collar of the golden fleece is). For certain missions, the help and presence of the adults is essential.
The children receive a little gift at the end of the game.

Practical Information:

Suitable for: ages 5-8 with family.
Languages: English, French, Dutch, Spanish.
Cost: 4 € per child.
Duration: 1h - 1h30.
Reservation: compulsory in the BELvue Museum webshop. Call +32 2 500 45 54 in case of problem.

Stone, Mortar, Chisel!

Discover the archaeological site of Coudenberg from the perspective of materials and construction techniques.

The booklet "Stone, Mortar, Chisel!" has been created by the "Classes du Patrimoine et de la Citoyenneté" (Heritage and Citizenship Classes) for the 2010 edition of the Days of the Heritage. It encloses a booklet on how to discover the site and how to experience the visit, as well as a page of details to be found during the visit.

Practical Information:

Suitable for: ages 10-15, with family or in school association.
Languages: English, French, Dutch.
Free download of the booklet prior to visit.
Duration: 1h - 1h30.
No reservation needed. For groups, please book your group visit in the BELvue Museum webshop. Call +32 2 500 45 54 in case of problem.

Paper scale model

Print, cut, fold and glue, and get a beautiful paper scale model!

The scale is of about 1/400 (that is 1 "model" cm = 4 "real" m). And why not reinvent the colours and the depiction of the outer walls by colouring them before the cut out. Parallel to their importance in the palace’s life, some buildings will be more complex to raise than others.

Practical information:

Building instructions: French, Dutch.
Free download