“How the things were before UNESCO came – changes of the historic core of the town”
The year-round exhibition in the Dačický House was prepared by the Foundation Kutná Hora – UNESCO Monument in co-operation with the Town of Kutná Hora as part of the celebrations of the 25th anniversary of Kutná Hora's inscription on the UNESCO World Cultural and Natural Heritage List.
The retrospective exhibition in the Dačický House presents the devastated historical core, surveys the restoration of the most important monuments and, in particular, provides the visitors with the possibility to witness how the town's most significant streets were changing. The exhibition of photographs is supplemented with archival film documents and its photos will recall the former state of historical monuments, their restoration and the ceremonial session at the occasion of Kutná Hora's inscription on the UNESCO List. A part of the exhibition will provide the unique opportunity to learn the history of the Ossuary based on the presented archaeological research.
The exhibition is held under the auspices of Mgr. Michal Beneš, CSc., awarded with the Medal of the Minister of Culture: "Artis Bohemiae Amicis", honorary member of the Czech Commission for UNESCO, honorary member of the UNESCO Club in Kroměříž, vice-chairman of the Council of the Historic Center of Prague World Heritage and a member of the Kutná Hora Foundation board.
The exhibition is held with the financial support of the Town of Kutná Hora and the Ministry of Culture ČR.