Unique in Belgium!
The service "Poste restante" of the "Ferme castrale" of Hermalle-sous-Huy is at your disposal
- to tell you what remains of the Post Office in Belgium – museums speaking – and
- to talk about writing without which the post would not exist…
The counter here is always open!
So make your choice from the menu…
Please, note :
1/ You can read our feature articles in French.
2/ We advise you: The Post book: 500 years of history in Europe / La Poste : 500 ans d'histçoire en Europe by Vincent Schouberechts
This professional philatelist and specialist of the Thurn and Taxis family and the delivery of mail on horseback, traces the past of the European post using historical archives including the letter by which Charles Quint confirms to give to the Thurn and Taxis the lucrative monopoly of the postal service. This book also exists in NL-FR version. Ed. Lannoo, 24 x 28 cm, 208 p., EAN 9789401429825, 34,99 €
3/ Our museum is located in the old castle farm of Hermalle-sous-Huy which houses another museum: the Gourmet museum.
And, obviously, you will find in the tavern a surprising number of specialties.…