CZECH DELEGATION VISITS AZERBAIJAN NATIONAL MUSEUM OF HISTORY
Baku, September 30 (AZERTAC). Chairman of Czech Republic Senate`s Committee on European Union affairs Ludek Sefzig and his accompanying delegation has today visited the Azerbaijan National History Museum here.
The guests were informed about the museum. The building constructed in 1895-1897 was a property of Azerbaijani millionaire Haji Zeynalabdin Tagiyev. The building became a museum in 1920. The museum has the collection of items reflecting all periods of Azerbaijan`s history. In accordance with President Ilham Aliyev`s decree the building was restored to its original appearance.
The visitors viewed the displays concerning Albania, Atropatene and Shirvanshah, historical states in present-day Azerbaijan. Photographs and historical documents reflect the life and activity of famous persons who obtained education with Tagiyev`s support.
The museum has over 300,000 items.
The guests saw exhibits of Haji Zeynalabdin Tagiyev memorial museum.
Ludek Sefzig signed the museum`s guestbook.