The ‘World’s Biggest’ War Diorama, A State-Funded Exhibition Recreates The Battlefields Of WWII In Brutal Detail


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A scene showing one of the first trench battles is prepared by a scenery worker for the opening of the 3D Panorama exhibition “Memory talks. The road through war” in the former Sevcabel port in St. Petersburg, Russia, 16 September 2019. Various 3D dioramas – containing genuine wartime items such as aircraft, tanks and artillery in original size – allow visitors to walk through scenes from the beginning to the end of WWII without any museum barriers. Continue reading »

“City Of Light”: 1939 New York World’s Fair Diorama In The Making

Con Ed’s “The City of Light” was the largest diorama up to that time. The fourteen-minute show presented the illusion of watching New York City through a twenty-four hour cycle. Originally designed to be continuous, a break of a few minutes was required as visitors tended to stay and watch the subway cars wiz by. Continue reading »

Incredible Diorama Recreates The Drama Of War

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A very talented diorama maker used pieces from the MiniArt Models to recreate a violent battle. After all his hard work the end result was something better than he ever could have expected. Continue reading »

Stunning Diorama Table Features Pieces From Tabletop World

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This incredible table is the work of art by hobbiest, Ryan Devoto, who undoubtedly loves miniatures and terrain. With a table of this magnitude, it’s not hard to picture yourself stepping right into this scene. From the beautiful buildings and shops, to the absolutely unreal ships coming into port – I would get lost in this room just staring at this masterpiece. Pouring over someone’s labor of love like this is how we learn and grow and get ideas to bring into our hobbies. Continue reading »