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National Museum of China

4.7/51,488 Reviews
Museum

Business Hours

9:00-17:00 (ticket collection stopped at 15:30, admission stopped at 16:00, site cleared at 16:30, closed at 17:00), closed on Monday

Address

East side of Tiananmen Square, No. 16 Dongchang'an Street, Dongcheng District, Beijing
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About National Museum of China

The National Museum of China next to Tiananmen Square is home to many of China's national treasures such as the Four Goat Square Zun and Simuwu Square Cauldron. At the museum, you can view the terracotta warriors of Shaanxi, the sanxingdui masks of Sichuan, and the beast heads of the Summer Palace. Many national treasures that people usually only read about are there for you to see. The museum is divided into five floors with a total of 48 exhibition halls. They have a collection of more than a million items and it takes at least a whole day to explore the museum thoroughly.

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  • Cherryshen68
    5.0

    The National Museum of China is located on the east side of Tian'anmen Square in Beijing, the former Museum of Chinese History. I remember when I was a child, I came here by subway whenever I had the chance. It was very convenient. Now we have to go through strict security checks to enter the museum area, and then we have to get tickets for the museum with various valid documents such as identity cards. We visited Niu Niu and her brother who came back with the United States at the end of May. Niu Niu is more than 1.3 meters tall and can only take her passport to the south side of the gate to change her ticket. The whole National Museum is very large, but it feels less powerful than the first Bo Liangtang. There are exhibitions on every floor of the National Museum of China, either by escalator or by escalator. There is also a museum souvenir counter on each floor. Time is limited, we only rushed to see "Basic Exhibition of Ancient China" and "Ancient Chinese Porcelain" exhibitions. Ancient Chinese exhibition can be divided into eight parts: ancient period, Xia, Shang and Western Zhou period, Spring and Autumn and Warring States period, Qin and Han period, Three Kingdoms, Jin and Northern and Southern Dynasties period, Sui, Tang, Five Dynasties period, Liao, Song, Xia, Jin and Yuan period, Ming and Qing period. Each part takes precious cultural relics as the core, shows the continuous development characteristics of Chinese civilization, and shows the historical process of the people of all nationalities jointly creating a multi- Another exhibition of Guobo is around "Road to Renaissance". It's good to hear about it when you come back. You have the opportunity to visit and study again.

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  • E55****983
    5.0

    This is my favourite place!! Free entranced museum! A place that you can chill on your weekend. It had a very nice cafe inside the museum area too!

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  • _WeCh****905838
    5.0

    I didn’t know what to expect, but I’m glad I was surprised by it! So many different works of art and I really liked the exhibition of presents China received from other countries! Quite special to see so many intricate gifts!

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  • _WeCh****564522
    5.0

    You CAN book ticket online and go to the gate They will Ask your ID And Give You a slip and You CAN enter museum. This palce is full of Master art of ancient china and every thing about the ancient china. These days are So hot in beijing But Weather inside is So Good You CAN Spend a lot of time over there. I suggest You to visit hole museum.

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  • 鱼和尚
    5.0

    The National Museum of China, located on the east side of Tiananmen Square, has four floors above the ground and one floor below the ground. It covers a large area with magnificent buildings. Museum collection of cultural relics is rich, the underground layer of "ancient China", from the Stone Age, Xia, Shang and Zhou Dynasties, Spring and Autumn and Warring States, Qin and Han Dynasties, the Three Kingdoms, Jin and Yuan Dynasties, Sui and Tang Dynasties, Liao, Song, Xia, Jin and Yuan Dynasties, Ming and Qing Dynasties down the road, full two and a half hours to see, countless national treasure-grade cultural reli Four-tier bronze exhibition, Buddha statue exhibition and coin exhibition belong to small and exquisite thematic exhibition, and there are many exquisite products. The road to Revival on the first level is also good. Generally speaking, the National Museum is a palace of cultural relics that can walk up to a day.

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  • 高登老师
    5.0

    1. When the door opens at 9 a.m., a long line is filmed at 8 a.m.; 2. Lighters and self-timers can't be brought into the museum, and there's an extra charge for storage; moreover, the security checkpoint is far away from the checkpoint in the checkout office, so you can take them without taking them; 3. An ancient Chinese Pavilion alone can see for a whole day, so you must focus on all the tours, or look at all the treasures of all the pavilions in the town. All over, others skip, or seriously look at one or two pavilions; 4. Want to see friends throughout the day, try to bring good dry food and drinking water, time and money are saved; 5. Try to find the top ten treasures of the National Expo in advance online, screenshots, the process of on-site tour will have a higher degree of experience.

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  • 81-phantom-pain
    5.0

    The National Museum of China must give a compliment and highly recommend it. The National Museum of China, called Guobo for short, is located on the east side of Tiananmen Square, opposite the famous Great Hall of the People. The two magnificent buildings were always silly and indistinct when they were young, because they felt similar in appearance. Today, the National Museum may be a result of transformation, and it feels more modern. There are several ways for China to get tickets: online booking, which releases thousands of tickets every day, is not enough at peak time. Short message reservation, recommend the official website of Shanghai Guobo to see the instructions through short message reservation, this should be able to make an appointment, after receiving the short message must be saved. Line up to collect tickets on the spot, even if you have a good health, it is not recommended to line up for tickets. If you go to Guobo during the Spring Festival holidays, you may not enter the queue even after a morning. Either way, you need to bring your ID card or other valid documents. Of course, even Tian'anmen Square would not be able to enter without it during the holidays, because the first step of security inspection requires the identification card. Instead of queuing up, you can find the side door of the main entrance to receive group tourists, and then you can go in by presenting a short message. Of course, entering the gate is only the first step. There was a long security check, ticket collection and final release. Guobo is very huge. More than a dozen exhibition halls are located on both sides of the East and west. The magnificent feeling is unmatched by provincial museums. The exhibition hall on the ground floor is the core of the ancient Chinese exhibition hall, where we can see similar pictures in historical books. Perhaps the most familiar ones are the Yulong and Siyang Fangzun of Hongshan Culture. The commemorative coins of Guobo are also designed with these two typical patterns. There are also special bronze ware and Buddha statue exhibitions on the top floor, which can be seen as a supplement to the exhibition halls of ancient China. There are two temporary toll halls, one is the special exhibition of the Louvre and the other is the exhibition of unearthed Arab cultural relics. I went to the Louvre Theme Exhibition, mainly French works of art during Louis XIV. I know little about the history and culture of Europe, so I think it's a lively show. But it's always right to broaden your horizons. In addition, there are some exhibition halls that are personal preferences, such as: ancient furniture exhibition hall, jade exhibition hall, African exhibition hall, the National Ceremony Exhibition Hall accepted by New China, etc. In a word, the magnificent national blog is extremely huge. Three hours is just a walk. If you want to watch it carefully, you should spend at least one day.

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  • 周游列国
    5.0

    In the National Museum east of Tian'anmen Square, there are various gifts given to our leaders by politicians and international friends since the founding of the People's Republic. Many of them are handicraft works of intangible cultural heritage of various countries, which are exquisite and valuable. It's worth seeing.

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  • 库尔勒大叔
    5.0

    First of all, please be prepared psychologically. From the initial security check to the final entry, at least one hour. It is suggested to travel at the wrong peak. There will be fewer people outside around 9.00. From the beginning of the hall, you can visit the whole "Road to Renaissance" (you are a modern history fan, or eighth grade students must not miss it.) After a careful tour, you can eat in the rest area (which also buy some food, coffee, very expensive). You can bring some bread with you. ) From the first floor in the upper central exhibition hall, look at the heaviest Simu Wuding (stepmother Wuding), and the "friendly exchanges Chinese and Western cultural exhibition" on the third floor. There are many fine products (master level). B1's "Ancient China" is one of the greatest points of interest. You can read books before you go. You can read them pertinently and save time. They can also better understand the stories behind cultural relics. Several other libraries decided on their own preferences. PS. Wear comfortable shoes before you go. Otherwise, your feet will be scrapped.

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    Reviewed on 1516534373000
  • 周游列国
    5.0

    The National Museum of China holds various gifts given to our leaders by politicians and international friends since the founding of the People's Republic of China. Many of them are handicraft works of intangible cultural heritage of various countries, which are exquisite and valuable.

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