OREANDA-NEWS. Moscow Mayor Sergei Sobyanin opened on Thursday the VDNKh Museum and congratulated the exhibition team on its 80th anniversary, noting that over the years it has become a cult place for the capital and Russia as a whole.

 “VDNH is a cult place for many generations of Muscovites.  For decades, people came to magnificent pavilions and admired the successes of their native country, walked along wide alleys, enjoyed the coolness of fountains, met friends, brought their children here, ”said Sobyanin.

 Especially for the museum created Media Library VDNH, which collected more than 2.5 thousand files about the history of the Exhibition.

 The main exposition includes sections: "Friendship of Peoples" - about the contribution of representatives of different republics of the USSR to the formation and development of the Exhibition of Economic Achievements, about famous foreign guests who visited the Exhibition;  "Review of victories" - about life in the postwar years, achievements in agriculture, industry and other industries;  "National University" - about scientific breakthroughs;  "City of Wonders" - about the architectural gems of the Exhibition;  "One day at the Exhibition" - than attracted visitors VDNH in different periods.