VISIT SEAFRONT WITH YOUR CLASS

VISIT SEAFRONT WITH YOUR CLASS

Themes and exhibitions in the spotlight!

Zeebrugge, hoofdstad van de vis

ZEEBRUGGE, FISH CAPITAL

There is no better place to breathe the atmosphere of fisheries than the old fish market of Zeebrugge. Go back in time and imagine yourself at a former fish auction. Follow the fish on his way to your plate, from the sea to the shore, from fishing to the auction! Meet the men behind fishing in our new exhibition ‘Fish Stories’.

Zeebrugge en de wereldoorlogen

ZEEBRUGGE UNDER ATTACK!

Zeebrugge also suffered in the great wars that set the world on fire. The harbour of Zeebrugge was of major strategic importance. Experience how the British attacked the harbour in an attempt to block the seaway to prevent the Germans from entering during WW I. Or learn the story of our Canadian war brothers, who crossed the ocean in great numbers. Stories that should never be forgotten…

ZEEBRUGGE, EEN WERELDHAVEN IN VOLLE ACTIE

ZEEBRUGGE, AN INTERNATIONAL PORT IN FULL ACTION

In our exhibition about the harbour you can take a look behind the scenes of an international port in full development! An impressive spectacle of container ships, towering cranes, car carriers…

Russische duikboot Zeebrugge

SHIP AHOI!

Finally, plunge (literally) into the past and experience how hard life was in a real Soviet submarine during the dark days of the Cold War. Then re-emerge and get on board of the former lightship West-Hinder, an authentic piece of Belgian maritime history.

“Vis, van boot tot bord” en “Fishstories”: de boeiende wereld van de visserij  Leer  de visserijketen kennen van A tot Z .  Een visser neemt je op sleeptouw en vertelt over het harde labeur op zee. Via een veilsimulator maken leerlingen op een interactieve wijze kennis met het spel van vraag en aanbod op een visveiling. In “Fish Stories” gaat het verhaal verder en leer je de mensen achter de visserij kennen  aan de hand van karaktervolle portretfoto’s en interactieve tablets.

FISH FROM BOAT TO PLATE & FISH STORIES

Learn about fisheries from A to Z. A fisherman tells you about the hard labour at sea. By means of an auction simulator students are in an interactive way introduced to the game of demand and supply at a fish auction. In ‘Fish Stories’ the story continues and the people behind fisheries are presented by means of individual portraits and interactive tablets.

EXPO WOI - WOII

WW I and WW II,
‘BESIEGED COAST, OCCUPIED HARBOUR’ & ‘FOR FREEDOM’

Zeebrugge played a very important role in both wars. In the exhibition ‘Besieged Coast, Occupied Harbour’ you will learn about the Raid on Zeebrugge in WW I. The new exhibition ‘For Freedom’ tells the story of our Canadian brothers in arms and the liberation of Zeebrugge during WW II.