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Ningbo Museum, Ningbo

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4.4/5 based on 75+ reviews on the web
The Ningbo Museum, also known as the Yinzhou Museum or the Ningbo Historic Museum, is a museum in the city of Ningbo in Zhejiang Province, China. It is located in Yinzhou District and was opened on December 5, 2008. The museum focuses on Ningbo area history and traditional customs.ArchitectureNingbo Museum is designed by Wang Shu, the first Chinese citizen to win the Pritzker Architecture Prize in 2012. The design is a conceptual combination of mountains, water and oceans, as the East China Sea has played an important role in the history of Ningbo. Features of Jiangnan residences are integrated into the museum design by decorations made from old tiles and bamboo.The first floor of the museum is constructed as a whole part, while the building starts to tilt on the second floor, giving the whole building a mountain and also a boat shape. This design alludes the geographical feature in Ningbo as well as the importance of over-sea commerce in its history, thus making the museum a symbol of Ningbo history and culture.The outer wall decoration of Ningbo Museum is made in two ways. Some walls are decorated by millions of tiles collected in local areas. This sort of decoration itself was a common way of building an economical house in old days in Ningbo when cements are not introduced. Other walls are decorated with cement-covered bamboos. It is reported that Ningbo Museum was the first museum built with large number of used materials. Ningbo Tengtou Pavilion in Shanghai World Expo also employed the similar decoration.
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  • The architecture is spectacular as well as the staging of the different customs of Ningbo. Worth a stroll through the Museum and see the design of the building. Admission is free, there is no literature in Spanish, but some rooms are explained in English.
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  • 寧波博物館很值得一去,裡面介紹了寧波的歷史,更有許多寧波老底子文化的建築,可以完完全全了解這個寧波的來歷。外墻的建築很有特色,佔地面積也夠大,而且是免費對公眾開放,很值得大家一去! 
  • 虽不是省会博物馆,但由王澍老师的建筑设计绝对让你眼前一亮,用古居废弃砖瓦砌成的外墙,内部也由古居拆除留下的木料搭建而成,多个展馆重复介绍了宁波的历史人文,对历史有兴趣的小伙伴,千万不要错过!最爱那个古时码头雕塑群 
  • Ningbo Museum was designed by Pritzker prize winning architect, Wang Shu. The building is amazing and well worth visiting. The surrounding parklands are lovely in Spring.
  • 很有力量的建築!
  • Wonderful museum. Well worth a visit....or 3.
  • 非常喜欢,建筑很漂亮,位置就在鄞州公园旁边,消遣不错的地方。内部环境也很好,去过好几次了,展览的主题也时常换。
  • 工作日,人不多。有宁波历史展厅,和其他展厅。
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