Daniel Trilling is the editor of ‘New Humanist’. His book, ‘Lights in the Distance’, about the refugees at Europe’s borders, will be published in May by Picador.

Sculpture at the National Museum of the History of Ukraine in the Second World War, photo: © Robert Harding/Alamy Stock Photos

What national museums tell us about national identities

Museums of national history put the stories countries like to tell about themselves into physical form

26 Feb 2018