”St. Hierarch Gavriil” Museum from Căpriana Monastery was inaugurated on the 6th of May 2021, thus becoming the first museum objective with religious artifacts in the Republic of Moldova. The museum shelters an unique heritage, represented by the archeological vestiges coming from the crypt of Metropolitan Gavriil Bănulescu-Bodoni, which were restored by the specialists of the Center for Research and Conservation-Restoration of the Cultural Heritage within CMNM Iași.
The event was organized by ”Moldova” National Museum Complex of Iași and Căpriana Monastery in the Republic of Moldova, within the cross-border cooperation project ”Enhancement of Căpriana Monastery for the Promotion of the Unique Ecclesiastic Heritage by Cross-border Cooperation and Digitization”.
The programme of May 6, 2021 started with a religious ceremony, followed by the visit of the permanent exhibition of the museum and by greeting messages from His Eminence Vladimir, Metropolitan of Chișinău and All Moldova; Monica Babuc, deputy, Parliament of the Republic of Moldova; Daniel Ioniță, Ambassador of Romania in the Republic of Moldova; Peter Michalko, Ambassador of the European Union in the Republic of Moldova; Prof. Hab. PhD. Gheorghe Postică; Lăcrămioara Stratulat, Manager of ”Moldova” National Museum Complex of Iași; Maria Geba, Manager of EnCaMo project, Iași; Archimandrite FILARET (Cuzmin), Abbot of Căpriana Monastery.