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Charleroi: Museum of Photography

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We will visit the museum of photography in Charleroi.

Exposition
It is the largest and one of the most important museums of photography in Europe, spread over a 6000m² space, with a collection of 80,000 photographs, of which 800 are permanently exhibited. In addition to this, there is and actual exhibition of

Street Photographer - Arthur (Usher) Fellig -- alias Weegee

Arthur (Usher) Fellig (June 12, 1899 – December 26, 1968) alias Weegee ongoing a photographer (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Photography) and photojournalist (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Photojournalism), known for his stark black and whitestreet photography (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Street_photography).

Details here http://www.museephoto.be/actuellesen.html

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Weegee

We will take the train. It is about an hour by train. We will take the train at 9u59.

Afterwards we have to take a bus.

The Museum of Photography in Charleroi is situated in Mont-sur-Marchienne in a former convent.

Don't miss this opportunity...

How to get there
Museum of Photography
Avenue Paul Pastur[masked] Charleroi

By Car:
Offers or Requests for car sharing can be published on the conversation below.

By Public transport:
Charleroi-Sud train station,
then take bus 70 or 71 or 170 (get out at 'Mont-sur-Marchienne place').

Questions
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