Ilham Aliyev reviewed the Museum of History and Local Lore in Kurdamir after a major overhaul

17 september 2015, 15:40

President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev has reviewed the Museum of History and Local Lore after a major overhaul in Kurdamir.

The President arrived in Qabala park where the museum is located. The head of state was informed that a monument commemorating Kurdamir residents who died in the World War Two has recently been completely repaired. The park was also redeveloped. New fountains were installed and green areas created here.

The head of state reviewed the Museum of History and Local Lore

The reconstruction of the museum started in 2014. Its collection now includes 4,070 exhibits, which are on display in seven sections in four halls.

There are photos reflecting national leader Heydar Aliyev`s and President Ilham Aliyev`s visits to Kurdamir and meetings with local residents. The museum highlights culture and history of the Paleolithic Era. It also features important archaeological finds discovered in Kurdamir. There are also many photos and documents reflecting atrocities committed by the Armenians in Kurdamir in 1918.