The Musée communal d'Archéologique, d'Art et d'Histoire (Municipal Museum of Archaeology, Art and History) (Nivelles)
This superb 18th-century residence, covered by a luxuriant original vine, was allocated for various uses after the departure of the Trinitarians of the Priory of Orival by decision of Joseph II in 1784. After accommodating the poor, travellers and orphans over the years, it now houses only collections assembled since the 19th century.
The Forge Museum or 'Forge-Bonheur', as you prefer, this last survivor of the 8 forges previously active, is an opportunity for some to recapture the work atmosphere, thanks to the various equipment exhibited, while others, newlyweds, come to receive the famous "Recette du Bonheur" (Recipe for Happiness) from the hands of the blacksmith.
Proud of its paddle wheel that gives it an undeniable charm, the Moulin banal of Braine-le-Château is one of the more and more rare picturesque buildings offering visitors a few moments of pleasant nostalgia.
The museum of milling will allow the more inquisitive to (re)discover the practices of the good old days.