The visitors of the Museum of Special Education in Levoča learned how to write in Braille.
Several dozen visitors visited the Museum of Special Education in Levoča during the pan-European event called Night of Museums and Galleries, which took place on Saturday, May 16.
“Children and adults were most interested in the opportunity to write their name in Braille, sit on a bench from the ’50s, browse through textbooks, and ‘play’ in school. They tried to identify relief images from ABC book for blind students by touch,” said Michaela Kočišová. She is the curator of the exhibition School in Retrospective. The exhibition introduces visitors to the development of special schools, school classrooms, and teaching aids in Slovakia.
Visitors also used the guide services in a permanent exhibition during the Night of Museums and Galleries 2015. History of Special Education in Slovakia from ancient times to the present and watched a screening of short documents about special schools for the people who are blind in Levoča.
A total of 82 visitors came to the Museum of Special Education in Levoča on Saturday.