Winter holidays are an amazing season, a time of vivid impressions and unforgettable stories. Each student sees something special in the winter holidays: ordinary relaxation with the laptop laying in the sofa or trip to interesting places in Minsk. The Belarusian capital harmoniously combines medieval buildings, numerous museums, sports and residential complexes.
Modern museums of Minsk city offer interesting educational programs for both Belarusian citizens and foreigners. During winter holidays BSMU international students who live at dormitories No. 6, 7 visited one of the most popular museums in Minsk - the National Historical Museum of the Republic of Belarus. Due to the museum guide the international students were able to get acquainted with various aspects of life of the population of the territory of Belarus from ancient times to the twentieth century.
In the numerous halls of the museum, the students saw a unique collection of exhibit items from different parts of the country including valuable documents, old printed books, musical instruments and weapons, a collection of national costumes, household items and interior items, as well as handicrafts of folk artists.
The students were able to have a glance at both history and culture of Belarus. Nevertheless the National Historical Museum display artifacts, paintings, manuscripts and other unique objects that are of value not only for Belarusians, but also for the peoples of the world.
Everyone always wanted to know more about so distant and mysterious past. The National History Museum is just the place where you can travel to the amazing and unique world of the past and present.
Authors: L.I. Saroka, I.V. Baranovskaya, tutors of dormitories No. 6, 7
Translation: Varvara Boika