Oops, you are soon to leave Mons and you forgot about little souvenirs to take back to those who remained at home. Don't worry, the selection of the VisitMons shop will seduce you. With its many products, you are sure to find what you are looking for!
Opened on the occasion of Mons 2015, it is impossible to leave Mons without having a look in the souvenir shop. Located on the Grand-Place, it occupies the former premises of the Maison du Tourisme, at no. 22 more precisely. You can't miss its exterior windows and its colourful sign, let’s open the door to discover its treasures on offer. The shop proposes creations and 100% accomplishments in relation to the world of Mons. Its history, its popular heritage and gastronomy are on the agenda through various collections that will delight young and old.
Located a stone’s throw away from the Theatre Royal, the shop proposes a range of gift ideas in very colourful settings. Normal, you will say, but you have to admit that the frequently renewed range offers a wide choice far beyond the postcards, stuffed animals or mugs! Don't worry, they are there, but assorted with many other ideas: books, CDs, games for children, sculptures, photographs, food products, jewellery, T-shirt, caps, magnets... impossible to list all... Besides these classics, a more specialised range addresses the historical characters and the highlights of the city.
... and the must-haves
In the series of the must-haves, let’s start with the world of the Doudou. It comes in various shapes: artwork by local artists, decorations, toys for children... the quality of the products invites to share this culture with the family and why not start a collection! The big names, Van Gogh, de Lassus and Verlaine are not forgotten. You will discover their world and their passage in Mons and its region through many books and CDs for sale. The War 14-18 and the duty of remembrance are also present. Here too, many books written by local enthusiasts or experts are essential aids to prepare your future visits or prolong your discovery. The battle of Mons and the legend of the angels of Mons will have no more secrets for you. One thing is certain, the VisitMons shop is a must-see in Mons. Open throughout the year, it proudly defends the values and the colours of the city based on local creations. Traditional or quirky, these gifts must be discovered now!
The shop is open:
- Monday - Saturday: 11 am - 1 pm / 2 pm - 6 pm
- Sundays and public holidays: 2 pm - 6 pm
Grand Place, 22
+32 (0) 65/40.53.68