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25.12.2014

Museum of Telephone History end of year results

This year, many exciting workshops and free tours were held for charities. Especially popular are the Museum’s birthday parties where children's tours are combined with interactive programs. From October onwards, school-children have been attending special ‘Entertaining Physics’ classes, through which they can familiarize themselves with the laws of physics in everyday life.

On 9th May MIT took part in the Victory Day celebration by organizing an off-site exhibition called ‘The Field Museum of Telephone History’ at Dvortsovaya Square in St. Petersburg and Kamergersky Lane in Moscow. In addition we held exhibitions entitled "Hello, Museum?" in the "Rabochiy i Kolkhoznitsa" Exhibition Centre and "Heroes of two Wars" in the Central Museum of the Great Patriotic War.

Our Museum’s telephones were used in the filming of Nikita Mikhalkov’s film - "Sunstroke" as well as in the film "Juna," which will be released in 2015.

In November, the Museum of Telephone History in Moscow participated in the annual schools competition called "Museums. Parks. Manors." and ranked among the most popular museums among the schoolchildren.

In addition, on 4th December, the Museum attended a special meeting of the Expert Council under the banner: "Monuments of science and technology in Russian museums", held at the Polytechnic Museum. Six of the Museum of Telephone History’s exhibits received the honorary status of "Monuments of science and technology."

"Throughout 2015 we will continue to promote our Museum. For this we also plan to participate in various scientific and international conferences, city and nationwide celebrations, as well as collaborate with charitable foundations, famous universities and other museums in order to implement joint educational and cultural projects," commented Julia Zavadskaja, Director of the Museum of Telephone History.