Nanjing Museum

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  • Address: No.321 Zhongshan East Road, Nanjing 210004, Jiangsu, China
  • Timings: 09:00 am - 04:30 pm Details
  • Phone: +86-2584802119
  • Time Required: 03:00 Hrs
  • Tags: Art And Culture, River, Historical Site, Family And Kids, Archaeological Site , Exhibition

CaiYuanpei, a modern democratic revolutionary and educationist established the Nanjing Museum in 1933. It is the first large-size national museum in China and is a must see for history lovers. Exhibitions in the museum include:

  • The two main buildings showcase historical and revolutionary cultural relics, paintings, calligraphies, and ancient books (some of them foreign).
  • The Basic Hall displays historical items and is built in the Liao style of architecture. This is further divided into three exhibitions.
  • The Five Thousand-year Civilization Panorama of the Lower Reaches of Yangtze River.
  • The Very Fine Display of Chinese History, People and Culture of Jiangsu Archaeological Achievements Exhibition.
  • The Art Exhibition Hall consists of sections such as the Bronze hall, Jade Article hall, Painting hall, Embroidery hall, Pottery hall and Porcelain hall.
  • 30,000 calligraphy and painting masterpieces, including some from the Song and Yuan Dynasties, should be admired.

Nanjing Museum Travel Tips

  • Also knows as ‘Nanjing Bowuyuan’.
  • Foreigners have to carry passport to avail the free admission.
  • For 30 RMB, one can dress up in 1930s style Chinese clothes and pose on a 1930s Chinese street. For 100 RMB, get a photo shoot and prints.

How to Reach Nanjing Museum

  • Bus 5, 9, 29, 36, 51 or 55 to Zhongshan Gate station
  • Tourist bus 1, 2 or 5 to Zhongshan Gate station.

  • Food court within the museum
  • Grand Metropark Hotel Cafe
  • Orient House Hotel

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  • Nanjing Museum Address: No.321 Zhongshan East Road, Nanjing 210004, Jiangsu, China
  • Nanjing Museum Contact Number: +86-2584802119
  • Nanjing Museum Timing: 09:00 am - 04:30 pm
  • Best time to visit Nanjing Museum(preferred time): 09:00 am - 01:00 pm
  • Time required to visit Nanjing Museum: 03:00 Hrs
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  • 27.81% of people who visit Nanjing include Nanjing Museum in their plan

  • 61.36% of people start their Nanjing Museum visit around 11 AM - 12 PM

  • People usually take around 3 Hrs to see Nanjing Museum

Wednesday, Thursday and Friday

95% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Nanjing Museum

People normally club together Presidential Palace Of Nanjing and Xuanwu Lake while planning their visit to Nanjing Museum.

* The facts given above are based on traveler data on TripHobo and might vary from the actual figures

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