Gansu Provincial Museum, Lanzhou

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Address: No.3 Xijin West Road, Qilihe District, Lanzhou730000, China

Phone: +86-9312346306

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Time Required: 01:30 Hrs

Timings: 09:00 am - 05:00 pm Details

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About Gansu Provincial Museum, Lanzhou

The Gansu Provincial Museum is the biggest comprehensive museum in the Lanzhou city. Built in the year 1956, the museum is spread over an area of 18,000 square meters and is one of the most visited tourist destination of the city. This soviet-designed museum is divided into two sections-natural resources and historic exhibits. It holds collection of various colour-painted potteries of Neolithic Age and treasures of ancient grottoes. The museum exhibits prehistoric presentations, as well as the rare animal exhibits. Highlights and must sees include:

  • Precious linen and silk fabrics
  • Books, wooden and bronze vessels
  • A 4-meter tall Mammoth fossil replica
  • Rare animals such as pandas, golden monkeys and red-crowned cranes

Gansu Provincial Museum Information

  • Help for your luggage and belongings, is available for free.
  • Wheel chair is provided free of charge (with a refundable deposit CNY 200), just carry your ID proof along.

Gansu Provincial Museum Ticket Prices

  • CNY 10: For an audio guide with a refundable deposit of CNY500
  • Free: Free-guided service is available twice a day: 9:30am and 3:00pm, at the reception desk of Museum Guide Service. 

Gansu Provincial Museum Opening and Closing Hours

  • Entrance closes at 4:00 pm.

How To reach Gansu Provincial Museum by Public Transport

  • By bus to the Qilihe Qiao Station: Bus no. 1, 18, 31, 58, 71, 74, 75, 106, 127 and 129.

Restaurants Near Gansu Provincial Museum

  • One plus One-pot
  • GanSuShen BoWuGuan KaFeiTing
  • Little Sheep (west station)

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