On May 6, 2021, a ceremony was held at Yeltsin Center in Yekaterinburg to present the prestigious museum award – the European Museum of the Year Award.
A total of 88 museums from about 30 European countries were nominated for the award. Russia was represented by seven museums. “Tatarskaya Slobodka” Archaeological Wood Museum was one of the top 10 museums in Europe.
The museum was created on the basis of studies by archaeologists of the Institute of Archaeology named after A. Kh. Khalikov of the Academy of Sciences of the Republic of Tatarstan in the territory of the “Island Town of Sviyazhsk” Reserve. The site of their work was used to implement an original concept of in situ (Latin – “at the site”) exhibition of an archaeological excavation with the identified elements of 16th-17th century urban development.
Everyone interested can watch a video presentation of the Museum of the Archaeological Tree “Tatarskaya Slobodka” Archaeological Wood Museum on the website of the European Museum of the Year Award https://www.europeanforum.museum/en/emya-twenty-and-twentyone/emya-twenty/ in the “EMYA 2020 AND 2021” section.