The exhibition “The Museum – Unexpected, Open, Shared” will be opened in Veliko Tarnovo on July 24 (Wednesday) at 5:30 pm in Museum of Contemporary History at “Saedinenie” Square. The exhibition will be open until 10 August 2019. What makes this exhibition unusual? Keep reading to find out.
The portable toilet of Alexander I, the precursor of the SMS in Veliko Tarnovo, the “Enigma” an emblematic engraving machine, a pilot vest of the early 20th century, an owl feather and a secret note from 1918, a hand-assembled camera and more. These are just some of the curious exhibits presented in the unusual exhibition at the Museum of Contemporary History in Veliko Tarnovo.
In this non-traditional exhibition, visitors can find the answers to many unusual questions such as what aids to employ to beat the Devil? How did the herald of death – the owlet – come about to save human lives? What is the precursor of the SMS? Where do the first military flight in Bulgaria and Bulgarian music industry meet? What do the Guggenheim’s Gold Toilet and the Bulgarian museums share? These are only a few of the questions whose answers can be found by the residents and guests of Veliko Tarnovo among the most surprising exhibits the museum has gathered.
This unusual exhibition will surely provoke people to change their perspective on the museum. The exhibition “The Museum – Unexpected, Open, Shared” is part of the program of Plovdiv – European Capital of Culture 2019 and will be presented in the finalist cities of the European Capital of Culture competition – Veliko Tarnovo, Varna and Sofia. The exposition can be viewed with purchased tickets for the Museum of the Bulgarian Revival and Constituent Assembly, Museum of Prison and Sarafkinata kashta house-museum. The exhibition will open today at 5:30 pm at the Museum of Contemporary History at 1 Saedinenie Square in Veliko Tarnovo and will be available for a visit until August 10, 2019.