The Museum and his collections
The "Musée du Malgré-Tout" has been founded in 1984 by Pierre Cattelain and Claire Bellier. It's has been set up in the Treignes old electric central buildings and take his name from a neighbouring place. In 1985, the organization became an asbl (a non profit organization) known as the "Centre d'Étude et de Documentation Archéologiques" (Cedarc) which can be translated as the Center for Archaeological Studies and Documentation. Since then, the Organization has been realizing some excavations in the Viroin area which has provided the base of the regional archaeology collection. The Museum also offers a guided tour of three remarkable archaeological sites. The museum has also composed a gallery of the evolution of man and his techniques during the Prehistory, and a Prehistoric Park with many prehistoric houses possible reconstitutions. The Museum also have an exhibitions room. The Cedarc has one of the most complete archaeological library in Belgium and his own moulding services.