"A cultural business card in Shantou is the concentration of the history and culture of the opening of Chaoshan Port" The Shantou Port Opening Cultural Exhibition Hall used to be the former site of Taiwanese banks and newspapers during the Republic of China. After the founding of the People’s Republic of China, it served as the office of Shantou Western Hospital, newspapers, courts and other institutions. It has witnessed the history of Shantou’s opening as a port. The third floor of the cultural exhibition hall is a Western-style building with its back facing the waterfront and facing the small park. The first thing to enter this exhibition hall is to overshoe covers. On the right side of the first floor of the entrance, a cartoon "Tao Tuo" as the mascot of the exhibition hall welcomes visitors from all directions. It is said that Tuo is a kind of living in Shantou before. Sharks in the sea. The opening part of the Shantou Port Cultural Exhibition Hall is the upper and lower floors. The first floor is a multi-functional exhibition hall, which displays materials and pictures since the opening of Shantou. The first floor is a multi-functional exhibition hall, which condensedly displays the development of Shantou since the opening of the port on January 1, 1860. The entire cultural mural on the wall shows the political, economic and cultural evolution of Shantou during the 150 years of opening the port in the form of a sketch. Important sexual events, as well as buildings, characters, and artifacts are all visually displayed. After passing through a narrow staircase that can only accommodate one person up and down to the second floor of the exhibition hall, the second floor exhibition hall mainly displays more than 100 precious cultural relics donated by Shantou citizens and social enthusiasts, including many Shantou liberation The previous business licenses, old stocks, overseas Chinese approvals, and old photos from the early days of liberation, etc., include a medicine grinding bowl reflecting the Chaoshan pharmaceutical industry after the opening of Shantou, and an antique iron-shell hand-cranked telephone reflecting the origin of Shantou civilian telephones, with Roman annotations The Chaoyin Bible pronounced in Chaoshan dialect. There are still a lot of people who come to visit the Shantou Open Port Cultural Exhibition Hall. There are not only tour groups, but also local citizens. The hall is overcrowded, especially when going up and down the stairs. Everyone in Shantou should come to open the port. Travel to learn about the history of Shantou’s opening as a port and feel the cultural pulse of this city. Travel tips: 1. Address of Shantou Port Opening Cultural Exhibition Hall: No. 1, Yongping Road, Jinping District, Shantou City, Guangdong Province. 2. Transportation: Take bus No. 10 and No. 3 and get off at Waimalu West Station. 3: Visiting time of scenic spots: 1~2 hours, suitable for all seasons; 4: Tickets: free; after registering with valid personal ID cards and other valid documents, you can receive a visit ticket and enter the museum for free. In order to protect the cultural relics, there is a daily limit of 400 visitors. 5: Opening hours: every Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday (except holidays) open for free, 9:30-17:00. 6: Suggestions for playing food: Shantou Open Port Cultural Exhibition Hall and Shantou Old Post Office, small parks, Lao Ma Palace, Lao Ma Palace Stage and other attractions are all together, you can play together, and then taste the local special snack "Lao Ma Gong Zong" ball".
There is no parking lot in the Shantou Open Port Cultural Exhibition Hall. You need to park your car in the nearby roadside parking space or the small park scenic parking lot and walk over. The exhibition hall is open for free. You can register with your ID card to visit and display various items of Shantou’s opening. , It is worth seeing.
Not bad, you can learn about the history of Shantou
Many places in Shantou’s old city are undergoing renovations, and the environment is a bit bad. Fortunately, the exhibition hall is located on the outer road where the bus passes, and it has not received much impact. I feel that this museum, which mainly introduces the history of Shantou’s opening as a port, has more exhibits than the Shantou City Museum. There is an automatic shoe cover machine at the entrance, which is very advanced. You must wear a disposable shoe cover before you can enter, which is a little waste. The display on the first floor is mostly historical photos and texts, and on the second floor are some physical exhibits and sand table models. Among them, the combination of Chinese and Western chess is the most eye-catching.
The Shantou Open Port Cultural Exhibition Hall is a very characteristic old building in the old city of Shantou. The exhibition hall is divided into several floors to display different items, including the daily necessities of the old generation in Chaoshan area, and the historical display of the opening of the port. It is open for free and is worth seeing.