Nanjing Museum

Last updated by vincentg1991 at 2015/7/13

The Nanjing Museum is located in the Zhongshan Gate of Nanjing City. It covers an area of 12.9 hectare. The Museum currently holds 400,000 collections, among which are some of the most famous objects in China.

Among the collections, there is the only world renowned complete set of 'jade suits sewed with silver thread' in China. In 1982, a Warring States period Chu State tomb was excavated. Stellar pieces were retrieved from the tomb and it also forms the extraordinary treasures in this museum.

What to See

Visiting the cultural relics

This is another kind of museum. Before visiting a museum, visitors will fear it's going to be some boring, dusty displays, but this one is not. It is like walking on the history of Nanjing brought to life by intelligent displays. The museum is a must-see for the visitors who are into the Chinese art and culture. There are many fantastic exhibits and lots of them are well displayed.

A lot fantastic Neolithic jades and pottery beautifully exhibited. In this interactive area are some really exciting projections of important Chinese art masterpieces. Some of the masterpieces are digitally animated. This was simply wonderfully done, including the fact that they were projected onto textured backgrounds which made the experience even more impressive. It's worthwhile going to see these

Nearby Attractions

Nanjing is a historical and culture city that there are many places to visit. Around Nanjing Museum, the Memorial Hall to the Victims in the Nanjing Massacre is a historical sight for the visitors who want to know about Chinese history.

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Location:

321, Zhongshan East Road, Nanjing city, Jiangsu province

How to Get There?

Take tourism bus line 1, line 2, bus 5, 9, 34, 36, 55, 59 or 805 to get off at Zhongshan Gate Station

Ticket Price:

Free

Opening Hours:

Monday: 9:00 to 12:00 (not available after 11: 00 and available all day long when it is national holidays)
Tuesday to Sunday: 9:00 to 17:00 (not available after 16: 00)

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