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New Museum Opened in the Kulikovo Battle Field
26.10.2016 21:00
New Museum Opened in the Kulikovo Battle Field

The new permanent exposition takes the area of about 2000 sq.m, with 300 sq.m more given to temporary exhibitions.

      A new set of exhibition buildings has been opened in the Kulikovo Field memorial estate of the Tula Region.

      The main museum building is a huge barrow hill located in the place of the Kulikovo Battle at the confluence of River Nepryadva into the Don. The new permanent exposition takes the area of about two thousand sq.m, with 300  sq.m more given to temporary exhibitions - that is seven times more than the previous museum space. More than 1 billion rubles were invested into construction.

      The RF Culture Minister, Vladimir Medinsky was present at the opening ceremony.

      "More than six centuries ago the formation of the Russian land began with Dmitry Donskoy's victory over the army of Mamay. Valuable historical items, armory, weapons, and paintings are exhibited in the museum. Tourists and residents of Tula will feel the Russian spirit here", - the governor of the Tula region, Alexey Dyumin added.



Author: Vera Ivanova

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