The future Museum of Adolfo Suárez and the Transition in Cebreros (Avila) will be completed at the end of December. The museum’s total budget will be around 2.3 million euros, of which the provincial institution contributes 800,000 euros. & Nbsp; The rest of the contributions come from the Junta de Castilla y León, the Fundación Asocio and the Cebrereño Consistory, institutions that they contribute 500,000 euros each.
This cultural container, whose works are very advanced, will be located in the old church of the town where former Prime Minister Adolfo Suárez was born on September 25, 1932.
This project, promoted by the Cebrera Town Hall for more than two years, aims to become a tribute to the one who was President of the Government between 1976 and 1981 and a reminder of that period in the history of Spain.
The civil works is practically finished, while the rest of the action is waiting for the modules corresponding to the musealization to be completed. & Nbsp; The works will be completed at the end of December and, although the exact moment is unknown. The moment of the inauguration, for which it is intended to have a member of the Royal Household, as well as the central Government and the Junta de Castilla y León, will surely be inaugurated at the end of January.
Among the personalities that have already been recorded is the former President of the Government José María Aznar, although it is also intended to have others of the political stature of Alfonso Guerra, Santiago Carrillo or Manuel Fraga, among others.
New technologies will be taken into account for the musealization project, as well as documents of the time collected in the press, radio and television. Likewise, it is intended to have recordings of personalities that will highlight the figure of Adolfo Suárez in what Cebreros wants to become a tribute of the people and the Spaniards to the figure of the most illustrious Cebrereño.
From an exhibition point of view, this 1,000 square meter container will have ten modules that will review the history of Spain between 1898 and the death of Franco; from the proclamation of the King to the first elections; from the first elected Government to the Constitution and from the first constitutional elections to the consolidation of the democratic process.
The Museum reviews the Transition, the figure of Suárez, as well as the sounds and spaces of the Transition, together with a module aimed at visitors: & nbsp; “How did you see it?”.
In its 700 square meters dedicated to exhibition, it includes 15 audiovisuals, 28 screens, a projection room, seven booths for transverse module, five sound spaces, 350 photographs, models and panels, audio guides for the blind, subtitled videos for the disabled, 56 panels , library and shop.
The Museum & nbsp; is a benchmark throughout Spain, and will have numerous visitors of all kinds who want to know more about the Transition: researchers, scholars, college and high school students and tourists who want to learn more about the contemporary history of Spain. From the entire province of Ávila, Cebreros will be from January a must-see for those who wish to investigate the Spanish Transition.
The defense of the natural and cultural heritage of Ávila is a commitment to the sustainable development of the towns.
There are large-scale projects such as the Adolfo Suárez and Transition Museum, the Valle del Alberche Nature Museum or the Iruelas Aquaculture Interpretation Center and Fishing School. Others include the recovery of elements such as horse horses, forges or laundries that had fallen into oblivion. Likewise, investment in the agri-food sector through the dissemination of traditional practices such as transhumance and the modernization of agricultural and livestock farms is vital for the conservation of our natural and cultural heritage.