Tintin Centre has been
The Moon-Mine Tintin Centre is planned as
the on-surface visitor centre part of the Moon-Mine
project. Permission from Moulinsart
and Studios Hergé has
been denied and the centre will consequently NOT be Tintin-themed.
provide the following motivation for their decision: "For this kind
of project, Moulinsart want to provide a work in the respect of the Work
of Hergé. And yet, with the recent opening of The Hergé Museum,
Moulinsart cannot be involved in other projects, even if these projects
are very interesting."
Figure 1: Interiors of
Moon-Mine buildings and pages from Tintin, illustrating similarities.
The intention was to establish a visitor centre of interest mainly to
youth and kids, but certainly also older Tintin-fans. Apart from Tintin
paraphernalia and reading rooms, exhibitions with Tintin themes with
technology historic connections was
planned, such as professor Calculus
lab and a lunar surface exhibit featuring Tintin and Milou in space suits.
Comparisons between the technology featured in the Tintin-magazines
produced between 1929 and 1986 to current knowledge would
have provided historic
interest, naturally with particular emphasis on Tintins travel to the moon.
Due to Moulinsart(Tintin Copyright holders) decision, the
centre will not be Tintin-themed. This page will not be updated and will
be removed as soon as the domain expires. Please refer to www.moon-mine.com
for updates on the moon-mine science centre.
This webpage will be
removed when the domain subscription runs out.