IRNA / According to the latest news, Birjand Puppet Museum is the third most visited in the country.
Hassan Ramezani, Director General of Cultural Heritage, Tourism and Handicrafts of South Khorasan Province, added: “The Doll Museum was set up as a historical monument with the aim of supporting rural women and offering their handmade dolls for sale in the humble house of Birjand.” It is the luck of the people and tourists.
He said: “Handmade dolls were made by grandmothers for children, whose structure is influenced by the local culture and beliefs of the region, and the most famous type of doll in this museum is called” Dutuk “from Tajmir village.
The Director General of Cultural Heritage, Tourism and Handicrafts of South Khorasan Province continued: “Museums have been damaged in the last two years due to the ban on the gathering of human population due to the corona outbreak, due to the closed environment.
“The average annual visit to the museums of South Khorasan in the last five years has been about 50,000 people, which is a 90 percent decrease since the outbreak of the coronavirus,” he said. Ramezani stated: South Khorasan province has 12 public museums and 6 private museums in the cities of Birjand, Ghaen, Nehbandan, Sarayan, Tabas, Ferdows and Bashravieh and has more than 2,000 valuable historical and cultural objects. اند. P>
He said: The oldest historical objects in the museums of the province are related to five thousand years ago, which are kept in the Birjand Archaeological Museum.
Director General of Cultural Heritage, Tourism and Handicrafts of South Khorasan added: In addition to the museums under the auspices of Cultural Heritage, the Endowment Museum affiliated to the General Directorate of Endowments and Charities and the Museum of Biodiversity Treasures affiliated to the General Directorate of Environmental Protection in this province Is active.
He said: “Virtual visits to museums and the inclusion of cultural heritage courses and museums in textbooks are among the topics that were focused on during the corona outbreak to fill the gap in face-to-face visits.
Ramezani added: “Last year, museums were closed most days of the year due to holidays due to coronary conditions, and only 754 people visited the province’s museums.
He said: the museums were opened for Nowruz visitors this year in accordance with the health instructions, and during this period, 5,229 people visited, and from the beginning of this year, about 6,500 people visited the museums of South Khorasan. Places came.
He said: The first specialized museum of local clothes and textiles in the country was opened this year on the occasion of Cultural Heritage Week in Pardeli House in Birjand.
Ramezani stated: This museum, which was set up with the aim of collecting local clothes through purchase or borrowing, also recreates and revives various types of local clothes in South Khorasan province.
He added: “The Museum of Traditional Clothing and Textiles is now hosting tourists who are interested in recognizing the rich culture of the southern region of Khorasan. Dar shaped the architecture of the building and is a relic of the Qajar period.