The Musée de l’Eau / Water Museum is a space for valuing water as a resource at cultural, sociological, anthropological and political levels.
The Museum collects and exhibits tangible water heritages such as water scoops, calabashes, ropes and intangible heritages such as songs, myths, and the manifold symbolism of water.
The Museum permanent exhibitions invite visitors to explore different topics such as:
- Water and sanitation
- Water and women
- Water and climate change
- Water and human rights
The history of wash basins from tradition to modernity
The aim of the exhibition is to present and classify the wash basins according to their history and their uses in time. Together with basins analysis, the exhibition displays some everyday objects used to wash.
The endogenous techniques of water research
The exhibition displays the objects used by dowsers to reach and collect water: wood sticks (from Diopiros miliformis), bicycle spokes, car nuts. With an interactive aim, the exhibition invites visitors to use these objects for demonstration.
The staff of musée de l’eau goes to the school and installed the kiosk
of rigths of water and sanitation promotion with others materials.
( refer to gallon pictures ) . Some information are given to the pupils
and teachers with materials supports.
They ask questions and note the information.
These exhibitions on the right to water and sanitation allows students
and their educators to:
- to understand that water and sanitation are rights enshrined in the
- to become aware of the value of roof water while avoiding waste.
because no one in the country does not benefit from the water.
- Families should build latrines and a void open defecation