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CIWL & Orient Express public exhibitions

For the last 50 years, museums, cultural organisations and private foundations regularly contact us from all over the world to organise public exhibitions on the history of Compagnie des Wagons-Lits (CIWL or the Orient Express, based on our vast archive material.

Since 1990, numerous such exhibitions have taken place in various countries. Each time, the public went massively to these events, perpetuating the legend. You can see more details on each exhibition on the Map below List of CIWL exhibitions


Among the most recent exhibitions:

Clichy 2017 Paris 2014   Londres 2000

Wagons-Lits Diffusion's role in organising an exhibition: 

For the organisation of such projects, Wagons-Lits Diffusion (WLD) brings CIWL's rights, archives and expertise:

-WLD brings its expertise on the different aspects of CIWL's history as well as all legal IP rights concerning CIWL' (c)&TM
-WLD brings the licensing contract for brands and reproduction rights for archive photos
-WLD expertise on the history of CIWL, for the catalogue and others historical notices
-WLD proposes the use of WLD's Historical Archive Database (20 000 photos) 
-WLD proposes lending of objects, tableware, furniture or scale 1 train interiors...
-WLD proposes the publishing and editing rights for catalogues, publications, multimedia rights or giftware/objects with logo
-WLD brings its contact and notoriety among experts, historians and CIWL amateurs

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