Abbey and museums

The Abbey of Stavelot is home to 3 exceptional museums

The Historical Museum of the Principality of Stavelot-Malmedy

Une partie du cloître de l’abbaye du 18e siècle, murs blancs, sol en pierre bleue ; on y voit vitrines, pierres anciennes et pièces d’archéologie provenant de l’ancienne église abbatiale de Stavelot.

The prestigious history of one of the oldest monastic foundations in Belgium.

The Museum of Spa-Francorchamps racetrack

2 visiteurs admirent les anciennes voitures et motos de course dans une cave voûtée de l’abbaye en briques rouges et colonnes en pierre.

The most beautiful racetrack in the world seen through unpublished visual documents, explanatory panels, a large model of the racetrack and a constantly updated presentation of special vehicles, cars and motorcycles, from the beginning of the past century to the present day. A unique museum in the world for an equally unique racetrack!

The Guillaume Apollinaire Museum

Vue partielle du Musée Apollinaire avec portraits, photos, dessins et textes explicatifs sur la vie du poète et son séjour à Stavelot en 1899.

The artistic universe of the poet Apollinaire, one of the key figures of the 19th century. The only museum in the world dedicated to the poet!

The Abbey offers many opportunities for guided tours of its museums and also its temporary exhibitions. Free tours or original packages, both for adults and specifically for schools.

Stavelot Abbey Website