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The Box: an exhibition on containers at the Musée des Transports en commun de Wallonie (Liège)

  • Exhibition
From 30 March to 31 October 2019.

Come and discover containers through time at this fantastic exhibition!

A closer look

  • From amphoras to containers, dockers to ship planners, vibrant harbours to terminals with towers af containers... a real journey awaits.
  • Learn how this simple metal box, by taking the price of transport drastically down, vecame one of the main vectors of globalisation.
  • Explore the main challenges to come (reducing greenhouse gases, finding alternative fuels...)
  • See how containers have been reused: lodgings, offices... stadiums even!

The exhibition, interactive and fun, is perfect for all audiences. Children can enjoy quizzes, Lego scale models, animation videos and a dedicated play area.

Initially created by the Port-Musée de Douarnenez, adapted by the Musée portuaire de Dunkerque, the exhibition has now reached liège where a section on the local harbour and Wallonia has been added.

 

Schedule

From 30 March to 31 October 2019.
The information provided is an indication only. We advise you to inquire directly with the organisers of the event that interests you before you leave.