Tintin lands in the aeroscopia museum

EXHIBITION "TINTIN ET SES AVIONS" FROM MAY 22nd, 2018 TO JANUARY 10th, 2019


© Hergé-Moulinsart 2018
 

AN EXHIBITION CUSTOMISED IN MORE THAN 800M²

The aroscopia museum, located in Toulouse-Blagnac, european capital of aeronautic, welcomes you from May 22nd, 2018, anniversary day of Hergé's birth, to January 10th, 2019, a unique exhibition on « TINTIN ET SES AVIONS ».

Written in the golden age of aviation, les Aventures de Tintin are steeped in the dynamism of the aerospace industry. Hergé, the author, fan of aviation, give a key role to the planes in the adventures of his hero, who travel often in the air, even pilot himself... More than fifty aircraft models have enabled the famous reporter to cross the world !

So, it's quite naturally that the exhibition « TINTIN ET SES AVIONS » takes place in aeroscopia, an exhibition customised in more than 800m² conceived with the le Musée Hergé and presented in an incredible way, for 8 months, at the heart of the museum.

The exhibition is totally integrated in the museum, inside like outside, from floor to ceiling and conduct the visitor, in the course of his process, toward the discovery of the adventures and the genesis of the famous reporter. « TINTIN ET SES AVIONS » presents indeed a pages collection of comic books conceived by  Tintin's father and enables visitors to discover behind the scenes of one of the most famous comic of the world.


© Hergé-Moulinsart 2018

A RICH PROGRAM OF ACTIVITIES ABOUT THE EXHIBITION

During the period of the exhibition, guided tours, conferences and activities will be held :

 

Visits for all tastes :

  • Guided tour of the exhibition (duration 1 hour – suitable for all audiences)

A visit to discover behind the scenes of the adventures of the famous globetrotter from the aeronautic point of view. The process will lead the visitor at times on the vestige of Hergé and his growing fascination for the aviation, at times at the heart of some adventures where the plane become an inescapable comrade of Tintin and Snowy ! Some thematic stopovers punctuate the visit, enabling to understand how Hergé made of Tintin a privileged witness of the aeronautic evolution.

 

  • The notebook of the young reporter (self tour)

Distributed freely at the reception of the museum, this notebook is dedicated to budding reporters from 8 to 12 years old, who have to fulfill a mission in showing curiosity, perceptiveness and to be observant to follow the traces of Tintin !

 

  • Looking for Snowy (self tour)

We don't forget the youngest ! Snowy propose them a hide-and-seek. During the self tour, the children will have fun in looking for 8 Snowy which are hidden in the museum....

 

  • For schoolchildren (self tour or guided tour)

Schoolchildren groups visiting the exhibition with their teacher will be able to take advantage of self with the notebook of the young reporter (8-12 years old) or to take a guided tour of the exhibition.

 

A cycle of conferences about Tintin :

The aeroscopia museum will be pleased to welcome two specialists of Tintin in order to speak about their passion with the public.
 

  • José Miguel de la Viuda Sainz, aeronautic engineer and passionate about aviation, author of the book « Hergé, Tintin et les avions », will present a cycle of thematic conferences
  • Jacques Hiron, famous Tintinophile, will come to share his passion with the public

     

 

Activities and sessions about the exhibition :

  • Session « Pioche ta Bande dessinée ! » (duration 1 hour and 15 minutes, from 8 years old, free sessions)

Registration by mail on reservation@manatour.fr
Children are parents' responsibility during the session
Creative classes on the subject of the comics lead by Mickaël Jourdan*, young toulousain artist. Your mission : draw, invent, be creative, to make your page of a comic book by inspiring yourself of landscapes crossed by Tintin over his comics books.

Saturday, June 2nd at 2:30 pm and 4 pm : Stopover in India (parent-child session)
In Les Cigares du Pharaon, Tintin find himself run out of petrol at the helm of a plane in the direction of Shanghai which force him to make an emergency landing in India in the middle of the jungle... In this creative class, parent and children use their imagination to create their own page of a comic book against a backdrop of jungle by drawing surprise elements to integrate.

Tuesday, July 24th at 2:30 pm and 4 pm : Adventures in high mountain (parent-child session)
During his journey in Tintin au Tibet, Tintin and Captain Haddock find themselves in Himalaya high mountains after a tragic plane crash... In this creative class, parent and children use their imagination to create their own page of a comic book in the high mountains, by drawing surprise elements to integrate.
 

Saturday, August 11th at 2:30 pm and 4 pm : Arid crossing (child session)
In Au pays de l’or noir, Tintin investigate in Khemed, imaginary country located in arid areas of Arabia. He finds himself abandoned in the middle of the desert. In this session, the young authors imagine and create their own page of a comic book located in a hostile environment, where the hero will have to reveal his bravery in order to get through !
 

Sunday, October 27th at 2:30 pm and 4 pm : Journey in space (child session)
Just like the comic book Objectif Lune, where Tintin fly away with his friends in a space rocket which lead them directly to the moon, children use their imagination to send their hero in space... but by which means ? Toward which planet ?... They will have to ask themselves the good question ! 
 

Thursday, December 27th at 2:30 pm and 4 pm : Submarine discoveries (parent-child session)
Thanks to the invention of Professor Calculus and his famous pocket submarine, he contributes to the discovery of a treasure in Le Trésor de Rackham le Rouge… Through the submarine explorations of Tintin, parent and child use their imagination to create a surprising page of a comic book by drawing surprise elements to integrate.

*Specialized in the papercutting illustrations, Michaël JOURDAN publish his first youthful comic book « Le grand marécage », in 2014 edited by La joie de Lire. In 2015, he shows his work at the comic festival in Colomiers, within the scope of the discovery price of the Midi Pyrénées region. He will share here his passion to young artists at the aeroscopia museum.

 

  • Creative classes : Your travel diary ! (Duration : 1 hour, from 8 years old, free session)

Registration by mail on reservation@manatour.fr
Children are parents' responsibility during the session

Reports, trips, discoveries... children prepare their travel diary that they can use for their next holidays !
Classes animated by Lovely Bulle

Dates :
Sunday, May 27th at 4:30 pm
Saturday, July 21st at 4:30 pm
Wednesday, August 15th at 4:30 pm

 

Tintin evening events at aeroscopia museum :

Summery evening events to enjoy in family original activities on the trace of Tintin, tireless globetrotter !
Tuesday, July 10th from 7:30 pm
Tuesday, July, 17th from 7:30 pm 
Tuesday, July, 24th from 7:30 pm 
Tuesday, July, 31st from 7:30 pm 
Tuesday, August 7th from 7:30 pm
Tuesday, August 14th from 7:30 pm
Tuesday, August 21st from 7:30 pm
 

Guided tours, photo activities, … detailed program of these evening events will be available online from the end of the June month.


© Hergé-Moulinsart 2018

PRACTICAL INFORMATION

Admission to the exhibition included in the entrance fee of the museum
Full price : 12.50€
Reduced price : 10€
Free under 6 years old

Buy your tickets online

To enjoy limitless activities, evening events, visits, conferences... from May 22nd, 2018 to January 10th, 2019 :

  • annual individual PASS : 38€
  • family PASS : 105€

Open every day from 9:30 am to 6 pm (except school vacation zone C) and from 9:30 am to 7 pm (during school vacation zone C)
Exceptional closing December 25th, January 1st and one week in January.

The shop proposes you more than 1200 references including 230 Tintin items (comic books, textiles, figurines,...) proposed during the exhibition.
Open every day from 9 am to 7 pm (closing at 6 pm on Sunday except school vacation and public holiday).


© Hergé-Moulinsart 2018