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Museums

Basically speaking, there are over 2, 000 museums in China in various themes, such as Terracotta Army Museum in Xian in the cultural relics, National Museum in Beijing in the recent History and the Forbidden City Museum in the culture of imperial families.

 

  • Jilin Provincial Museum

    Located in Changchun City, China Jilin Provincial Museum occupies an area of about 2,000 square meters. It is built on the premier palace site of the Emperor Pu Yi, last emperor of the Qing Dynasty (1644 - 1911). Over 2,000 exhibits, historic and cultural relics have been excavated. Generally speaking, its range from Wangfutun Man in Prehistoric Times (one million years before) to the Opium War (
  • Xiangyang Museum

    Located on Zhongshan Road, Xianyang City, the Xianyang Museum is a famous local history museum in China. Actually, it was a Confucius Temple originally. In 1962, it was opened to the public after reconstructuction and expansion. About 28 kilometers (some 17 miles) away from Xian City, Xianyang City was the capital of the Qin Dynasty (221BC - 206BC), as well as the location of the Mausoleums of Han
  • Guangdong Provincial Museum

    Do you heard about the International Museum Day? It is at May 18. The new Guangdong Provincial Museum is opened on this special day of 2010. Situated in Zhujiang New Town, it can be easily accessed by subway. It can be said that it is a culture and art square in the new downtown area. The new museum is near Guangzhou Opera House and Guangzhou Library. Its south side faces the Pearl River. In fact,
  • Shanghai Science and Technology Museum

    Overview Shanghai Science and Technology Museum is situated at No. 2000 of the Century Avenue. It aims at providing you with a distinct experience in the modern scientific discipline under the theme of 'Nature, People and Science'.  The museum consists of a basement and four floors above ground. A huge glass sphere was set up in a pool and at the building's mid-position, gives the theme of life
  • China Tobacco Museum

    Situated at the intersection of Tongbei Road and Changyang Road  in Yangpu District, Shanghai City, opposite the Shanghai Cigarette Factory, the China Tobacco Museum draws people's attention by its imposing appearance. It is 87 yards in length, 27 yards in width and 98 feet in height. In the middle of the outer wall is a huge granite rilievo reflecting the culture and development of Chinese tobac
  • Banpo Museum

    Located in the eastern outskirt of Xian city, Shaanxi Province, Banpo Museum is the first museum at the prehistorical site, the Banpo site. Banpo Site is a typical Neolithic matriarchal community of the Yangshao Culture dating 6,000 years. Women, the crucial labor force, were responsible for making pottery, spinning, and raising the family, even national affairs between tribes, while men were resp
  • National Stone Museum

    As a new tourist attraction opened to public in 1993, National Stone Museum is located in Cuiwei Lu in Hanyang District, Wuhan. At present, it has been receiving a large scale of visitors both domestic and foreign. Wuhan will let you know how enchanting unique stones would be and you will attracted by it. So far, more than 1300 pieces of stones are stored in the National Stone museum, which covers
  • Xian Museum

    Located in the Small Wild Goose Pagoda Scenic Area, Beilin District of Xian City, Shaanxi Province, Xian Museum covers an area of 254 mu (41.8 acres) of which an area of 1.2 acres are the exhibition areas. Xian Museum was opened to the public on the World Museum's Day, May 18th, 2007, it has over 130, 000 fine cultural relics kept in the museum until now. Xian Museum is a three-storied building,
  • Hanguang Entrance Remains Museum

    Located in the western section of the southern city wall, Hanguang Entrance Remains Museum is the first Chinese City Entrance Remains Museum. From here, with the great remains of Tang Dynasty along with some nice exhibits, you will gain greater knowledge of this ancient city. In 1984, archaeological surveys unearthed the Tang Hanguang Entrance's granite pillars engraved doorsills and foundation,
  • Mentsekhang (Tibetan Traditional Hospital)

    Also known as 'Tibetan Medical and Astrological Institute' at that time, Mentsekhang was originally built in 1916. Mentsekhang was the place of analysis for Tibetan medicines and calendar calculations for the previous native Tibetan government. With an outsized growth in 1980, Mentsekhang became the middle for the treatment, analysis, training, and production of Tibetan medicines. Covering a terri