Once Upon a Time on The Orient Express

Once Upon A Time on The Orient Express, a world-renowned name that ignites wonder in many travellers around the world, offers visitors a once in a lifetime opportunity to explore the legendary carriage. The exhibition showcased 2 original train carriages, dating all the way back to 1930s and labelled as National Treasure of France. A 158 year old locomotive was also shipped over together with the carriages into Singapore for display.

Client

VISIONAIRS in Art

Venue

Gardens by the Bay

Categories

  • Themed Experiences
  • Museum & Galleries
  • Events & Exhibitions

Scope

  • Fabrication
  • Installation and Dismantling
  • Project Management

More than 300 precious artefact and items like posters, porcelain vases, a pullman car and original Louis Vuitton luggages were encased and displayed in honor of their historic value.

 

For a more immersive experience, the exhibition was set to mimic the prime luxury rail travel, with flamboyant artefacts, interactive displays and historical records that demystify the tale behind the great Orient Express. The pop-up cafe built in theme also offered visitors a taste of coffee blend that were discovered through the route, making the experience a wholesome one. Visitors also had the chance to purchase collectables and souvenirs at the end of the tour.

“Through a reconstituted train platform, visitors got to experience boarding the train from more than 100 years back and embark on an enchanting journey through the chronicle of the Orient Express.”

“The displays encased featured items once used by travellers.”