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National Museum Of China, Beijing

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East of Tiananmen Square stands National Museum Of China, an inclusive institution which commemorates the nation's history and honors its culture. After years of renovation and expansion, the museum reopened in 2011 as one of world's largest modern museums. Inspect the displayed treasures exhibited in various themes such as the arts of porcelain and jade, Chinese paintings and calligraphy, dynasty furniture, and Buddhist memorabilia. The museum also houses thousands of archaeological discoveries like the 1.7 million-year-old teeth of the Yuanmou Man. In addition to exploring the exhibition halls, you can rest at tea or coffee shops, purchase souvenirs, and watch educational movies at the 700-seat theater. Plan your National Museum Of China visit and explore what else you can see and do in Beijing using our Beijing road trip planning tool .
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  • It is a museum with outstanding collection of ancient chinese artifacts especially ancient bronzes which I think is better than the Met and the Sackler collection washington dc. Entry is free just sho...  more »
  • This is a spectacular museum - though it is not really pushed in any of the tourist literature. It is right beside Tiananmen Square and accessible by subway (get off at Tiananmen East station on Line ...  more »
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  • It is huge!!! And its free. You can book your tickets within 3 days ahead if it happens there is a Famous exhibition. Really like the Ancient Chinese Exhibition in the basement. It is always there. Will give you a brief introduction of.Chinese Culture and history. Has a very good collection and many Famous artifact.
  • You can visit this area consisting of Tiananmen Square, Monument of People’s Great Heroes, and National Museum of China by using the underpass. Just taking a photo behind this building is already satisfying. It really looks alike with Great Hall of People, cant tell the difference unless the symbol on its top
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