Historians, artists, cinematographers, designers, and experts in computer graphics have made it all for the Russian history to transform from a black-and-white textbook into a vivid, captivating and at the same time objective narration.
The historical park "Russia — My History" is located in the reconstructed Pavilion No. 57 of the legendary ENEA (aka VDNKh) in Moscow. The exposition takes over 22 000 square meters on the 3 storeys of the pavilion.
Visitor will feel immersed into the events of the more than a thousand-year-old history of Russia. All forms of data carriers are presented in the historical park: touch-enabled desks and screens, capacious movie theaters, lightboxes, collages, projectors, tablet computers and lots of other devices. Methods of video infographics, animation, three-dimensional modeling and digital reconstruction were used in preparing the exposition. The grand exhibition on three floors of the interactive park gives a rare chance to make amazing discoveries about the history of Russia, estimate its present and get an insight into its future. The narration about Russia will unfold in front of the visitors' eyes in a brand new multimedia format.
Thanks to digital reconstruction, animation, video infographics, three-dimensional modeling and other modern media visitors will get acquainted with the key moments, U-turns and dark back alleys of the Russian history.
Acquaintance to the great dynasties ruling the country more than one thousand years, legendary victories, phenomenal break-throughs in the field of culture and art, science and technology, true heroes and tragic upheavals in the life of the Russian people will help to understand them better.
The expositions Rurik Dynasty and The Romanovs were the first to kick off in the historical park. In April, 2016 the exposition From Great Turmoils to the Great Victory will be opened. An exhibition embracing the period from 1945 to 2000 will be held in the park in 2017.
Among the surprises prepared in the park is the exposition on the traditional Russian cuisine - Tasty History from Rurik to the Present. All comers will be offered to taste unusual dishes from tables of emperors, commanders, writers, as well as famous figures of the Russian history.
The open hours are from 10 am to 9 pm daily.
Visitors can take part in excursions around the park, use an audioguide and a mobile application.
See the details on the official website
Author: Vera Ivanova