The Stadsmus Municipal Museum

The oldest known monstrance in the world, a mysterious giant, the poetry of Hendrik van Veldeke, the first poet of the Low
Countries: this museum tells the tale of the history of Hasselt and its contemporary local colour. For children, there is a super
fun tour with an audio guide or an exciting city walk.

The Stadsmus Municipal Museum

2017 Exhibitions

Miracle and Monstrance. 700 Years a Bleeding Host - 20 May until 27 Au gust 2017

700 years ago in Viversel: A priest is holding a bleeding host in his hand. He takes it to Herkenrode, but along the way, several miracles occur. Today, this exhibition highlights the phenomenon of 'sacramental devotion'. You discover the oldest monstrance in the world and how the host has put Hasselt on the map. Would you like to see
the locations where this all took place, 'live'? A detailed cycling tour will take you along all the places that are historically connected to the700-year-old bleeding host. (Entrance: 5 euro)


Woodcuts and Prints - 25 March until 30 April 2017

The students of the Stedelijke Academie exhibit woodcuts and prints that are Japanese-inspired. This exhibition is being held in the context of the YOKOSO festival for the celebration of the 25th anniversary of the Japanese garden.



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