Le Château des étoiles

Château des étoiles
10/09 - 29/09

Galerie Ravenstein – Rue Ravenstein – 1000 Brussels

Embark on a journey back in time to 19th-century Europe with its great discoveries, technical advances and the fascinating world of Jules Verne.

“Le Château des Étoiles” tells the story of young Séraphin and his father, Professor Archibald Dulac, and their search for ether, an invisible substance that made their mother and wife disappear.  Together with his friends, Séraphin tries to found the order of the Knights of the Ether, in order to travel to the Moon.  This comic book series is a tribute to the work of Jules Verne and plunges you into 19th-century Europe, with inventions, great discoveries, the conquest of space and more as a backdrop. Get ready to meet historical figures including the German Chancellor von Bismarck or King Ludwig II of Bavaria.  The exhibition presents the main themes of this series: the geopolitical context, discoveries in the field of astronomy and the technological progress that marked this century.

Open Wednesday to Sunday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. - free