British princess’ life celebrated through Davenport exhibition

November 7, 2013 by  

An award-winning exhibition went on view yesterday and is likely to stir interest from those who interested in Britain and its Royal Family for the rest of the year.

‘Diana: A Celebration’ is on loan from the Althorp Estate in London, England and chronicle the work and life of the Princess of Wales, more than 16 years after her death caught the attention of the world.

The exhibition has more than 150 items and includes the wedding gown worn by Diana. This location is to be one of the last three that will feature this exhibition, and provides people with the chance to relive her achievements and eventful life.

Guests will be able to stand along the train of thegown, which is 25 feet long throughout the nine galleries available at the venue. A further 28 of her designer dresses will be available for viewing, as will family heirlooms, paintings, home movies, photos, and mementos. On conclusion of the tour, the entire collection will go to her sons as directed in the her will.

Admission is $18 per adult, $16 for students and military, and $11 for youth, with members’ tickets being $10 per adult and $7 for youth. The exhibition can be seen right up until Sunday, January 5 from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm at the Putnam Museum and Giant Screen Theatre located at 1717 West 12th Street in Davenport, Iowa. To learn more about what’s in store, please visit the location’s website.