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Beijing Museum of Tap Water

The museum is built on the original place of the first water plant in Beijing- Zhongzhimen Water Plant.

Inside the museum, 130 real objects, 110 pictures, 40 models and sand tables on display reflect the 90-year-old history of Beijing tap water.

The first part is about the difficult development of Beijing tap water cause from the establishment of Jingshi Tap Water Co.Ltd in 1908 to the foundation of the People's Republic of China in 1949.

The second and the third parts center on the rapid progress in developing tap water cause from 1949 to late 1970s and since reform and opening up.

Meantime, by modern technological means, complicated tap water manufacturing techniques, the distribution of underground tap water tunnels and strict monitoring measures on the water quality are presented in front of the visitors who will truly understand that tap water is hard-earned.

Further Information:

Address: No.6 Courtyard (Qingshuiyuan Neighborhood), north street outside Dongzhimen, Beijing

Bus Route: Bus No. 44, 106, 117, 123, 800 or subway to the station of Dongzhimen,walk north along the second ring road, 500 meters east of the road.

Self-drive Route: 500 meters north of Dongzhimen Bridge, along the assistant way of second ring road, and inside the Qingshuiyuan Neighborhood.

Opening Hours: 9:00-16:00, open from Wednesday to Sunday

Admission Fee: 5 Yuan for adu, lts, 2 Yuan for students

Tel: 8610-64650787

(China.org.cn August 25, 2005)

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