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Welcome to the Winter Garden of the Ursulines!

Step into the enchanting world of the former international boarding school for girls in Onze-Lieve-Vrouw-Waver. Let yourself be guided along impressive highlights of the historic building complex and visit the breathtaking Winter Garden from 1900 in art-nouveau style. The magnificent stained-glass dome creates a magical play of light and colour and will undoubtedly leave you in awe.

A vibrant heritage site

The Winter Garden of the Ursuline sisters is much more than just a unique architectural masterpiece. It is a living witness to educational innovation, international entrepreneurship and strong women of the late nineteenth and early twentieth century. Find out more on a brand-new interactive experience trail that will take you back to the Ursuline Institute’s heyday in true ‘art à l’école’ style. Dive into the world of the former boarding school for girls with an audio guide or let one of our expert guides lead your group.

Plan your visit

Planning a visit to the Winter Garden? Book and pay for your ticket in advance online.