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Hangzhou History Museum
2012-05-27 21:12:46

Hangzhou History Museum


    This unique museum in Hangzhou describes mainly the native history of the city. Separated into two divisions, the main building and the subsidiary building, the museum contains totally ten exhibition halls, eight are for formal shows and the other two for temporary displays. In accordance with the relics content, they are divided into the basic exhibition hall and the theme hall. The basic exhibition hall displays a great many culture relics ranging from the New Stone Age to Ming and Qing Dynasty. Exhibition in this hall gives prominence to the primary periods Wuyue and South Song in history of Hangzhou. Collections on show include 2 nation treasures and more than 200 pieces of second state-grade relics. The theme hall consists of painting and calligraphy hall, stamps hall and a temporary hall. Painting and calligraphy hall lays out masterpieces of famous painters and calligraphists from Zhejiang, especially Hangzhou in Qing Dynasty and the early period of Republic of China. Stamps hall exhibits nearly 3,000 stamps from 139 countries and districts. The temporary hall periodically holds rich and various types of theme shows. Besides, this museum makes good use of the modern sound, light and electrical technologies in Vision imaging system of Song Dynasty hall, dynamic site models of canal hall and wireless mouse digital orientation system of stamps hall. Among them, the technology used on the system of stamps hall is a pioneer in China.

    In a word, the various styles of exhibitions about relics and ancient site provide an access for people all over the world to realize and appreciate the history of Hangzhou.

Contact Information:
Open Time: 8:30 am to 16:30 pm (Tuesday to Sunday), the museum is closed in Monday
Address: No 18, Liangdaoshan, near Wushan Square
Telephone: 0571-87829956
Fax: 0571-87802660
Zip Code: 310002

Website: http://www.hzmuseum.com


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