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Visits and tours of the BELMAL collection of antique travel trunks and related baggage, and of the Ecole des Malletiers Nicolas Gilbert atelier workshops, can take place in several ways: 


1. Visit of the "Malles de Voyage" expo-room, at the House on the Ecole campus at Deux-Rys (Belgium) *


As of November 2021 the Malles de Voyage permanent exhibition can only be visited by appointment. To check the opening hours and location, click here.


2. Visit of the EdM campus, ateliers of the Belgian school


The campus of Ecole Nicolas Gilbert can be visited, including the workshops, by appointment only. Very strict sanitary measures are in force since 2020. For visit requests click here 


3. Virtual ballads, urban and countryside "M+M" photoshoots, and other snapshots/sites


A selection of the 1st Modèles-et-Malles (2013-2020) series can be viewed on the photography website of M. Bal. To access the "8 by 8 by 58" of Doublanse click here. For the photo-collection on the Pinterest website please click here. 


4. Virtual exhibition: archives of the "CRM"


The CRM is the "Conservation, Restoration, and Manufacture" database that is proper to Belmal & Ecole des Malletiers. A portion of the CRM is provided online. Examples: the Folding Trunk of 1890 ; historical sheet of the Delvaux house.


* previously at Durbuy (2018 - 2021)



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© Copyright 2021, OGISPES o.b.o. BELMAL Museum and Trunks Restoration, Ecole des Malletiers Gilbert & Paré  - ITES Institute for Travel  Equipment and Luggage History Studies (Belmal Conservatory), and Jean-Pierre Bal, malletier. All rights reserved. Update: 2021-12-29