Toerisme Mol logo

Interactive museum Quartz Experience

In this unique interactive museum Quartz Experience you will find out more about the many applications of quartz sand.
foto: Sibelco Experience Centre
  • foto: Quartz Experience18
  • foto: IMG_6176.JPG

Quartz with its crystalline structure is used in high quality applications such as glass, solar cells, computer chips, mobile phones, paints, washing powder, polishing discs. Through various experiments you learn more about sand mining company Sibelco, the applications of quartz sand, the manufacturing process and the re-purposing of the extinct mines.

Contact details

Blauwe Keidreef 5
+32 (0)14 27 24 26
Opening period

Free entry on Tuesday and Thursday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. in July and August. Closed on Tuesday 21 July due to a public holiday.
All other months the museum can be visited by prior booking only.

For whom

Suitable for all ages. Ideal for school trips.

Suitable for wheelchair usersYes
Number of PersonsMaximum 40 people.





Free entry on Tuesday and Thursday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., except in July and August.

Departure and arrival

Place of departureBlauwe Keidreef 5


OptionsAfter your visit why not enjoy a beautiful walk around an old reconstructed quartz sand mine.

Length Of Time

1 hour
naar top