Official launching of the Museum of Polar History and Exploration ASBL

Located in Brussels (Anderlecht), the museum will house exhibitions on Polar history as well as highlighting the scientific aspects of Polar exploration beginning with the overwintering of the Belgica off the Antarctic continent in 1897.

The asbl : "Museum of Polar History and Exploration" has been officialy launched on Wednesday, May 19th, at the Anderlecht Town Hall (Brussels). Mr. Jean-Jacques Boelpaepe, mayor of Anderlecht has chaired the meeting with Alain Hubert, polar explorer and chairmain of the International Polar Foundation board and Jacques Brassinne, chair museum.