Exhibition "Black gold and grain of salt"

From Sunday 22 December 2019 to Sunday 26 April 2020

Every day except Saturday

Location : La Vieille Douane1277, route de Vonnes74390Châtel
  • Or noir et grai de sel


Did you know that salt, the ‘white gold’ of the 18th century, and oil, the ‘black gold’ of the modern day, have much in common?
In those far off days as now, these commodities were and are a valuable part of our everyday lives, hence their national strategic importance, both in terms of tax revenue and foreign policy. As a result, both ‘white gold’ and ‘black gold’ have crossed the border as contraband, with rival smugglers and customs officials playing an ingenious cat-and-mouse game…
Event details
  • Cultural and artistic :
    • Exhibition
  • Art and culture :
    • Historic


FaresRates periodMinMax
01/09/2019 - 26/04/2020
AdultA l'année4.50€
Child (8-15 years)A l'année3.50€
Family passA l'année3.50€par pers. minimum 1 adulte + 1 enfant
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La Vieille Douane1277, route de Vonnes74390Châtel


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