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Address: Cour de l'Abbaye 1, Stavelot 4970, Belgium
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+32 80 88 08 78
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10:00 - 18:00
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The general expositing of this old abbey is very interesting, historically. The exposition about the racecircuit in Francorchamps in a terrific bonus! Other expo's not very... read more

Reviewed 4 January 2017
Omanique
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Maastricht, The Netherlands
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20 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nice for an afternoon. The racing museum looked is nice for car enthousiasts. We didn't visit all exhibitions.

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Thank Carmen O
Belfast
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12 reviews
7 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

waste of money to be honest.few armor and mock up.more interestng is museum of motor sports.few nice cars and motorcycles. nice gallery of famous formula 1 and other motor sports legends.u can play on sony playstacion in there

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Thank Antoni N
Maastricht, The Netherlands
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25 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 January 2017

The general expositing of this old abbey is very interesting, historically. The exposition about the racecircuit in Francorchamps in a terrific bonus! Other expo's not very interesting.

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Thank Omanique
Birmingham, United Kingdom
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31 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 September 2016

Though I'm not a petrolhead the museum of motor racing was interesting. My favourite historical exhibits weren't linked to racing at all - the early C20th bicycle with fittings for a Mauser rifle, used by border guards, and a motorbike fitted with a leather bath chair on the front for Milord/Madame and the chauffeur on the bike seat. An exhibition... More 

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Thank Jane T
Nijmegen, Gelderland, Netherlands
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22 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 August 2016 via mobile

An exhibition about the templar knights, a small one about Guillaume Apollinaire (and his contemporaries) and a larger one about Spa-Francorchamps (cars, bikes, drivers and information about these subjects, make this abbey into a museum where my wife, the teenage boys and I have found something interesting. A very nice activity after half an hour of karting, and before going... More 

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Thank Carlo H
Brisbane, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 July 2016 via mobile

We started with the history of the Abbey which you could do in great depth (if you listened to all the narratives) or just watch the video screen with synchronised audio. We then went on to the exhibition on Guillaume Apollinaire - French poet and art critic. Again you could spend hours in this area if you wish. After that... More 

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Thank Maggie L
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Reviewed 30 June 2016 via mobile

My husband and I had originally attended to visit the Spa- Francorchamps museum below Abbaye de Stavelot, however, as the admission to the Abbaye was also included in the price we decided to tour the Abbay and we're glad we did, as the history of the beautiful place is very interesting. Would recommend if you have a a hour or... More 

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Thank ''Nicola G
Nijmegen, The Netherlands
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607 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 111 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 June 2016

In the center of the small town of Stavelot one finds a gorgeous ruin of a cathedral. Behind it is the abbey museum. A collection of racing cars and bikes is displayed in the basement, obviously related to the nearby circuit of Spa-Francorchamps. The ground level is mostly about the history of the abbey. There are many nice videos, and... More 

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Thank RHAHJ
Cranleigh, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 May 2016

The Abbey houses 3 museums; one on the racetrack at Spa- Francorchamps, one on the Abbey and the other houses temporary exhibitions ( at time of writing on Anne Frank ). The entrance fee of 9 Euros allows access to all 3 museums. Not surprisingly the information is in French but English audio-guides are available for the Abbey museum. The... More 

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Thank brendan n
Houston, Texas
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12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 February 2016

Nice place to spend the day at. The Abbey display is the most in-depth one. None of this is in english so they give you a audio reader that you have to punch in the number of the display. My audio reader quit working about 1/2 way thru and didn't want to walk all the way to the reception desk... More 

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