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Yangzhou Museum, Yangzhou

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Yangzhou Museum is the biggest museum in Yangzhou, an ancient city in Jiangsu Province of China. It is located in front of the Mingyue Lake ("Bright Moon Lake") on Yangzhou' West Wenchang Road, about 4 km west of downtown Yangzhou and Slender West Lake.Yangzhou Museum is housed in a modern building, covering an area of 50,000 square metres. It shares its lobby with the adjacent China Block Printing Museum; together the two museums are commonly known as the Yangzhou Double Museum (双博物馆).HistoryThe museum was formerly located in the 1500-year-old Tianning Temple. The museum has had a number of different homes in its history; recently, the museum moved to a new building to accommodate its growing collections.Exhibition hallsThe museum has seven exhibition halls, including Yangzhou history exhibition hall, Ancient Chinese sculpture art museum, Paintings and calligraphy of Yangzhou eight strange men hall, Collection of dynasty paintings and calligraphy in Ming dynasty and Qing dynasty hall, China national treasure hall, Jianyang printing museum and Yangzhou jianyang printing hall. Exhibits date from the neolithic age down to late Qing dynasty. It features in the relics of Han dynasty, Tang dynasty, Ming dynasty and Qing dynasty.
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  • The museum exhibits some familiar pieces (you will notice that if you visited a lot of museums in Jiangsu province). It has also its particularity especially when it comes to the history of the city. ...  more »
  • the visit to yangzhou museum was very informative, entertaining and rewarding. it gave us an idea about 3000 old history,culture and traditions of Yangzhou.  more »
  • dont miss the Meiping Vase! At present, only three of such Meiping Vases are found to be handed down from the ancient times. The other two are kept in Summer Palace in Beijing and Guimet museum in Par...  more »
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  • Super fun museum with lots of interesting artifacts and special exhibitions. Really well organised, and free as well!
  • Appreciation of the arts and appreciate design, is a kind of enjoyment! Collection is delicate.
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  • Night ride pass here, is very beautiful
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  • Worth a visit
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  • 不錯的博物館 有可互動的活動 還可順道了解揚州的歷史 (參觀免費)