Guided tours

Visiting the Villa Empain and its temporary exhibitions accompanied by a tour guide is a great way to get in depth knowledge on the building and the Boghossian Foundation’s approach. Thanks to our competent and professional tour guides.

Three types of visits are available, it’s up to you to choose the one that suits you best!

Free guided tours
Every first Sunday of the month, at 4.30 p.m., our guides will show you the Villa Empain and the current exhibitions. The guided tour is included in the price of your entry ticket. We ask you to register in advance.

Customized tours
The tour guides adapt themselves according to the wishes of the visitors, and are able to shape the visit according to the preferences of the group, with emphasis on either the exhibition or the history of the Villa Empain.
Price: 85€.

Tours for children
The Boghossian Foundation proposes to playfully introduce the Villa Empain and the exhibition to your children.


It is recommended to book guided tours 15 days in advance and at the latest 48 hours prior to the desired time of visit.

Book by email, phone with the Boghossian Fondation or with Marc Marghem, responsible for the coordination of guided tours :

T. + 32 2 627 52 30

T. + 32 (0)475 30 89 19

guided tours

FAMILY ACTIVITY | Krokuskriebels

The Boghossian Foundation will take part in the 9th edition of Krokuskriebels, an initiative by Gezindsbond with the support of the Flemish Government. During the holidays, like dozens of other museums, we will be rolling out the red carpet for families.

Children will have the opportunity to discover how to play with geometric patterns during an Art Deco workshop. Throughout the week, families are also welcome to visit the Foundation and explore the Villa Empain and its temporary exhibition Ways of Seeing, with the help of fun and educational booklets for kids.

From 10 to 18 February 2018
Workshop art déco on 17th February 2018, from 3 to 5 p.m
For children from 6 to 12 years old
In Dutch
more information about Krokuskriebels
Reservations: | +32 2 627 52 30


The children will be introduced to the work of Chun Kwang Young during a playful visit. An imaginary journey that will reveal the sources of inspiration of the Korean artist as well as the secrets of the Hanji paper his works are made of. The visit is followed by a creative workshop inspired by the exhibition.

2 July ans 6 August 2017
Adults: 15€ / 7€ for the Friends of the Villa
Kids from 8 to 12 year: 10€
Sunday 2 July, at 3 pm & Sunday 6 August, at 3 pm
In French
Reservations: E. T. +32 2 627 52 30

Interactive visit for the families – I create my exhibition

The Boghossian Foundation invites its visitors to discover artworks through several playful activities. The Professor Joëlle Petit animates a workshop that allow the visitor to create his own exhibition by imagining an original hanging as well as a new scenography. In French, Dutch and English.

Saturday 25 June 2016, from 2pm to 3.30 pm and from 4 pm to 5.30 pm
For all ages
Price: € 15 | € 7 for the children under the age of 12 and the memebers of the Circle of the Villa
Reservations: | +32 2 627 52 30