Centre for education in revolutionary tradition

Pyongyang, August 25 (KCNA) — The Korean Revolution Museum is a centre for education in revolutionary tradition.

It graphically shows the glorious revolutionary history and immortal feats of the President Kim Il Sung.
It is located on Mansu Hill in the central part of Pyongyang.
It was founded in August Juche 37 (1948) and rebuilt in 1972 on an expansion basis.
Mt. Paektu, a holy mountain of revolution, figures large on the front wall of the museum against the background of which the Statue of the President stands.
On both sides of the statue are grand monuments portraying the periods of the anti-Japanese revolutionary struggle and the socialist revolution and construction.
The museum has nearly 100 rooms where photos, relics and other materials are put on display.
Classified there in historical order are materials on each stage of the Korean revolution from the anti-Japanese revolutionary struggle. There is also in the museum a room showing the revolutionary activities of the President in 1994, the last year of his life.
Exhibited in the museum are materials on the revolutionary activities of General Secretary Kim Jong Il and the great communist revolutionary fighter Kim Jong Suk.
More than 25 million people have visited it since its foundation.
It was awarded “Kim Il Sung Order” three times for its great contributions to educating people in revolutionary tradition.

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