On August 23, 1990, the Supreme Council adopted the Declaration about Armenia’s Independence. The absolute majority of the participants of the referendum that took place on September 21, 1991, voted for independence. On September 23, the Supreme Council declared the Republic of Armenia an independent state. On December 21, 1991, the USSR collapsed as a state on the Soviet territory. The Constitution, the basic law of the country, was adopted by the referendum of July 5, 1995, and a multi-party system was established. Laws were adopted on the

state symbols and the hymn. On March 3, 1992, Armenia became a member of the United Nations Organization (UNO), and in January 2001, a member of the Council of Europe.

The Exhibition presents:

  • Armenia’s path to independence and sovereignty, starting from 1988. The chronological tables and documentary photographs show the most important points of this hard way, i.e. the all-national movement that expanded in Armenia in defence of the fair solution of the Artsakh matter, the declaration of independence of Armenia, as well as 25 years of the history of the newly-acquired statehood, with the governmental bodies and symbols of statehood
  • orders and stamps issued in the Republic of Armenia, starting from 1991.