In compliance with increased restrictions against the coronavirus, LABIOMISTA will go into winter mode early this year. Visitors will only be able to use LABIOMISTA for walks. These visits will be free. The buildings will be closed, audio guides will also be unavailable. Please keep in mind that smoking is not permitted and pets are not allowed at LABIOMISTA.

Opening hours during winter mode

  • Mondays and holidays closed
  • Tuesdays through to Sundays: 10 am – 5 pm
  • free entrance

We’re looking forward to offering you the full experience from April 1st, 2021, when we will reopen. Tickets for the next season are already available.

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LABIOMISTA, an evolving work of art about the mix of life

On the foundations of the mining past and the former zoo of Zwartberg, you will discover LABIOMISTA,, a project is evolving that transports you into the unique vision of artist Koen Vanmechelen and his life's work in terms of identity, fertility & biocultural diversity.

Visiting around LABIOMISTA

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