From mineshafts to engineers’ houses, from the colourful garden quarter to the grand administrative buildings: Maasmechelen has kept and restored its precious mine patrimony in a beautiful way and put it to new use. What used to be a warehouse, is nowadays a Music, Theatre

and Dance Academy. The garden borough with its original mansions and houses still brims over with energy. And the former mine manager’s mansion accommodates nowadays a top restaurant. In a nutshell, Maasmechelen plans a magnificent future for its rich heritage.