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Made in Belgium - Belgian manufacturers in Egypt | Bois-du-Luc mining site

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  • Exhibition
From 05 September to 04 December 2020.

The Musée de la Mine et du Développement Durable, located in the Bois-du-Luc mining site (La Louvière) presents a fascinating exhibition: Made in Belgium, focusing on Belgian manufacturers in Egypt (1830 - 1952).

Put together by the Musée royal de Mariemont, this exhibition highlights the links between industry and cultural heritage in an era preceding Egyptian independence.

Visitors can discover:

  • the original blueprints of the Baume and Marpent companies, real works of art
  • objects brought back from the Nile Valley by these Belgian manufacturers

Schedule

From 05 September to 04 December 2020.

Organisers

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.