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Constructed in 1854-1855 by the architect Sury, this site is now an important cultural and tourist centre, hosting quality exhibitions throughout the year.

The site is divided into three parts:

- The Great Market (central building), which welcomes temporary events and exhibitions.

- The Cowshed, where the head office of the NPO World Crafts Council-BF is located. The NPO aims at promoting applied arts of contemporary expression in Belgium and abroad. It pays attention to young artists in particular and hosts temporary thematic exhibitions dealing with ceramics, glass, jewellery, furniture, and textiles. Information: 0032 (0) 65/84.64.67 /

- The Fridge, made up of a cafeteria and a multipurpose space for sounds and images.

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