Museums in Nanjing, China

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  1. Presidential Palace Of Nanjing

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    Presidential Palace Of Nanjing

    Tags: Art Gallery, History Museum, Historical Site, Exhibition

    Address: No.292, East Changjiang Road, Baixia District, Nanjing 210018, China

    Timings: 07:30 am - 06:00 pm Details

    China’s largest modern history museum, this historical palace is a pure treat to history lovers. It used to be a prince dwelling and government office, home to national leaders like Dr.Sun Yat-s...Read more

  2. Zijinshan Observatory

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    Zijinshan Observatory

    Tags: History Museum, Mountain, Observatory, Historical Site

    Address: Mt. Zijin, Xuanwu District, Nanjing 210018, Jiangsu, China

    Timings: 08:30 am - 04:30 pm Details

    Located in the Purple Mountain Scenic Area, this observatory symbolizes the start of modern Chinese astronomy. Most of the instruments that are on display are unique to the Chinese whereas some were m...Read more

  3. Jiangning Imperial Silk Manufacturing Museum

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    Jiangning Imperial Silk Manufacturing Museum

    Tags: Museum, Exhibition

    Address: No.123 Changjiang Road, Xuanwu District, Nanjing 210018, Jiangsu, China

    Timings: 08:00 am - 05:00 pm Details

    A museum that was once a Government Office, it used to manufacture silk fabrics for the emperor and the officials of the Qing. The exterior is built in a classical Chinese style and is quite a contras...Read more

  4. Taiping Kingdom History Museum

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    Taiping Kingdom History Museum

    Tags: History Museum, Historical Site

    Address: 128 Zhanyuan Rd, Qinhuai, Nanjing 210001, Jiangsu, China

    Timings: 08:00 am - 05:00 pm Details

    This museum is devoted to showcasing information related to the Taiping Rebellion (1851-864). This was a civil war against the ruling Qing dynasty and, today, is regarded to be an inspiration against ...Read more

  5. Yuhuatai Memorial Park Of Revolutionary Martyrs

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    Yuhuatai Memorial Park Of Revolutionary Martyrs

    Tags: History Museum, Park, Historical Site, Memorial

    Address: No.215 Yuhuatai Road, Yuhuatai District, Nanjing 210012, Jiangsu, China

    Timings: 08:00 am - 05:00 pm Details

    Built in 1950, this memorial park honors the revolutionary past of Yu Hua Tai. This was the execution and burial site of communists and supporters of revolution during the Chiang Kai-shek dictatorship...Read more

  6. Nanjing Museum Of Palaeontology

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    Nanjing Museum Of Palaeontology

    Tags: Museum

    Address: 39 Beijing E Rd, Xuanwu Qu, Nanjing Shi, Jiangsu Sheng, China, 210008

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

    Since its establishment in 2005, the prime aim of the Nanjing Museum of Palaeontology is to enhance the people’s knowledge regarding the fossils. The framework of the building possesses a great ...Read more

  7. Nanjing Paleontology Museum

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    Google Reviews
    William Wong

    On my list of the best history museums in China. Particularly impressive is its comprehensive and nuanced exhibition on Wu (吳國) history and culture. For those who refuse to believe that Han Chines...

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  8. Nanjing Museum

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    Dr HP Tan

    Chao Tian Palace. Now a municipal museum. Nice garden and typical imperial building structure. Do not get confused with the Nanjing Museum which is further to the East of the city. I think the name on...

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  9. Nanjing City Wall

    # 9 of 9 Museums in Nanjing
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