One of the most famous museum in China, the Hubei Provincial Museum boasts over 200,000 exhibits. It has a vast array of collections such as pottery, porcelains, jade, bronze vessels, ancient weapons and musical instruments. About 812 of those cultural relics are listed first class and 16 of them are considered as national treasures. The museum comprises of 3 sections namely:
- Chime bells Exhibition is where many relics such as ancient halberds, triangle-shaped swords called Shu, bamboo slips used for writing are kept. But perhaps the most important is a set of bronze bells of different sizes which can be used to play different notes. This enchanting music is played in the adjacent Music hall.
- Culture Exhibition hall exhibits all the relics from the Chu (a state in the Spring and Autumn Period (770BC-476BC).
- The comprehensive exhibition hall which is at present undergoing renovation.
- Museum entry free.
- Chime bells performance: CNY 15
- Chime bells performance at 11.00am and 4.00pm
- Lines: 14, 108, 402, 411, 552, 578, 701, 709 and get off at Sheng Bo Wu Guan (Provincial Museum).
- Lines: 605, 709, 712 and get off at Huangli Road Station (opposite the Hubei Daily).
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54.52% of people who visit Wuhan include Hubei Provincial Museum in their plan
09 AM - 10 AM
44.19% of people start their Hubei Provincial Museum visit around 09 AM - 10 AM
1 Hr 30 Minutes
People usually take around 1 Hr 30 Minutes to see Hubei Provincial Museum
95% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Hubei Provincial Museum