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Musee international du Carnaval et du Masque

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Worth the trip

If you missed the Carnival in Binche during the week before Lent, you can catch it year-round at... read more

Reviewed 28 May 2018
choochoochoo2
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Charlottesville, Virginia
Brilliant little museum!

The Museum of the Carnival is a not-to-be-missed attraction within an attraction. It's definitely... read more

Reviewed 23 February 2015
de-la-f0lle-chans0n
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Larchmont NY
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Rue du Saint-Moustier 10, Binche 7130, Belgium
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Well very disappointed . There was an expo of carnaval of French Guyana , not bad, but that was almost everything and some few other masks (Asia, africa) but it has nothing to do with all the pictures I saw on the Internet

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Reviewed 28 May 2018

If you missed the Carnival in Binche during the week before Lent, you can catch it year-round at this lovely and informative museum. Masks and costumes from all over the world are included, but my favorite section is the European one.

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Reviewed 23 February 2015

The Museum of the Carnival is a not-to-be-missed attraction within an attraction. It's definitely worth a detour any time, but for those already attending the celebrated carnival at Binche, it offers a comparative perspective on the role of carnivals throughout history as well as an...More

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Reviewed 14 May 2014

You need to arrive early to get a ringside standing position if you want to see the activity in the town square. Although the "players" tour the streets and end up in the square, the atmosphere is fantastic at this position. Those that wear the...More

1  Thank ODear
Reviewed 23 September 2012

If you want a full explanation of Carnivale in Binche, Belgium, then visit this fun little museum. I learned more than I would have thought possible about the Gilles de Binche, plus saw lots of interesting masks and costumes. This museum is mostly devoted to...More

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