Young and old in the same cemetery

Young and old in the same cemetery

Dieweg cemetery in Uccle has been disused since 1958. It has now become a venue for extraordinary walks. Visitors will find simply headstones, as well as impressive neo-Gothic, neoclassical and even Art Nouveau monuments that adorn the gravesites of Jewish families. Discover the styles that were in vogue in the 19th and 20th centuries as well as some incredibly diverse migration journeys. Target audience: 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th year secondary school pupils (final four years secondary school).

Themes :  History - Citizenship - Art - Brussels 

Duration : 1h30

Language Spoken :  fr,nl,en 

Participants : Groupes de 20 personnes au maximum

Visit resources : Documentation ou cahier de bord pour ensiegnant :

Picknick : Possibilité de pique-nique au MJB

Additional information : The Jewish Museum of Brussels is closed to the public for renovations. However, the educational service remains active and offers you several activities.

Mission for school groups:
- To teach pupils about the characteristics, correspondences and the borrowing of the respective cultural legacies.
- To strive against all forms of intolerance, particularly racism and antisemitism, while advocating democratic and humanist values.

Information: Zahava Seewald -