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Sugar Museum

Grote Markt 3, Tienen 3300, Belgium
+32 16 80 56 66
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Nice museum about sugar factory.

Interesting exhibition especially for kids with interactive visit (videos on screen, animations... read more

Reviewed 24 April 2017
David M
via mobile
About to undergo refurbishment so this and past reviews soon out of date.

They are obviously trying to do a decent job but somehow it just does not really work. Interesting... read more

Reviewed 15 December 2016
TallyHoH0Ho
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Rixensart, Belgium
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Grote Markt 3, Tienen 3300, Belgium
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+32 16 80 56 66

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Reviewed 24 April 2017 via mobile

Interesting exhibition especially for kids with interactive visit (videos on screen, animations, games...). Not too expensive and free for Tienen inhabitants. There's a shop with many local specialties (jam, beers,alcohol...) and a coffee (open soon) beside to the museum.

Thank David M
Reviewed 15 December 2016 via mobile

They are obviously trying to do a decent job but somehow it just does not really work. Interesting location specific audio system (various languages) which is too clunky. A lot of the info seems to date from 2005 so hopefully that will be updated too....More

Thank TallyHoH0Ho
Reviewed 1 October 2016

First of all, there is paid parking right outside in the Grote Markt, or on the side streets nearby. Easy to find a spot on Saturday afternoon. The museum only costs 2 Euros per person, which includes the audio guide. Well worth the money. Your...More

Thank Kathleen L
Reviewed 16 September 2016

The museum tells the story of sweeteners, starting with honey used during the Roman period till the modern non-sugar sweeteners that are being developed. As Tienen is the sugar capital of Belgium, it is an appropriate museum. Sadly, the information given was not too interesting,...More

Thank Katrien S
Reviewed 26 August 2016

This museum tells the story of the production of sugar in the area around Tienen. Production steps from the beet harvest until the final product are explained quite well. Many of the used machines are shown. The story is told over an audioguide, which forces...More

Thank RHAHJ
Reviewed 12 May 2016

I went to visit it with 2 of my friends. It was interesting to see but no so much for children older than 12. It's interactive and has a modern touch. You get a headset (availible in Dutch, French, German or English) or children's headset...More

Thank Hospi_Student_be
Reviewed 13 September 2013

small museum. staff was very unfriendly. you can easily spend 10 minutes in this place..... be prepared for annoying staff to bother you with souvenirs.

Thank Juan_and_Huong
Reviewed 24 June 2012

Small but very attractive museum in the hart of Tienen. This is the place to go to if you want to find out everything about sugar and sweets. Professor Zucchero, the virtual guide, has got an unique gift making it possible for people to become...More

Thank Theo R
Reviewed 13 January 2012

This educational/family tour takes around +/-90 mins, so if you have the time take the time to enjoy it. Through it you will learn about why TIenen is called the Sugar City and how the sugar is made from sugarbeets and other forms. It is...More

1  Thank RiSmi
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