Welcome at the MOT, a perfect day out for the entire family

Come visit our hands-on Museum, located in the green outskirts of Brussels, and discover all there is to know about water, wind and hand-powered technology.

We would like to invite you for a day of educational entertainment at the three sites of our museum, which house some of the finest monuments of Grimbergen. There’s plenty to see and do at the MOT…

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Online research

The MOT offers you a variety of online databases. Our data are freely accessible for everyone.

Discover what this or that unknown hand tool is used for or which blacksmith forged it. Learn to build or restore your own bread oven or consult our rare collection of trade catalogues...

Bread ovens ID-DOC Trade catalogues Forge marks Wells Reading