Musée Dräi Eechelen : Forteresse, Histoire, Identités
- I-LUX Identities in Luxemburg How to face a concept as vague and as polemical as “identity”? The team of the University of Luxembourg has chosen a twosided approach: to aim straight at the goal and defuse the extremely politicised meaning of identity. What we are is not only defined by nationality but also by gender, physical constitution (age, health), social environment, geographical location, languages and values. The visitors will be confronted with their own images and the way they see themselves. The exhibition doesn’t provide any preconceived answers but invites self-reflection.
Monday to Sunday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Wednesday from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Closed on Tuesday and on 01.01 / 01.11 / 25.12
Entrance fee: € 5 / Reduced fee: € 3
Free entrance on Wednesday from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Musée Dräi Eechelen: Fortress, History, Identities
5, Park Dräi Eechelen / L-1499 Luxembourg-Kirchberg
After an extensive restoration process, the Musée Dräi Eechelen opened its doors to the public on July 13th in 2012. The former redoubt of Fort Thüngen is both museum building as well as an essential element of the permanent exhibition. In its system of underground tunnels and galleries, it is largely preserved in the original state of the final expansion phase 1836/37. The central theme of the permanent exhibition on the ground floor of the museum is the history of the fortress and its influence on the history of Luxembourg. The exhibition is organized chronologically, ranging from the beginnings of the fortress until its demolition and its impact on the city and the whole country. More than 700 objects and original documents, a lot of which have never been shown before, are exhibited. In the media room, the visitors access to a data base, as well as audio-visual documentation and can deepen the central themes of the permanent exhibition independently. The projected film in the Auditorium "Luxembourg 4D" makes the link to the first temporary exhibition "iLux. Identities in Luxembourg". Film and special exhibition were designed by the University of Luxembourg.