10 museums you should visit in China

By Wang Yiming
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Museums are excellent places for learning about a country’s history and culture and great sightseeing spots. To celebrate International Museum Day, which falls on May 18, China.org.cn offers a list of 10 museums to visit in China.

# Zhejiang Provincial Museum

People visit the Zhejiang Provincial Museum in Hangzhou, east China's Zhejiang Province, on Oct. 5, 2021. [Photo/Xinhua]

Founded in 1929, Zhejiang Provincial Museum is one of China’s oldest and most prestigious museums in east China’s Zhejiang province. 

It houses over 100,000 exhibits, covering a wide range of cultural heritage and distinct regional features throughout various historical periods. It hosts one piece of “Dwelling in the Fuchun Mountains,” one of China's greatest surviving ancient paintings. It also features neolithic artifacts made by the Hemudu culture, Liangzhu culture jade ware, and paintings and calligraphy by local artists of the Ming (1368-1644) and Qing (1644-1911) dynasties.

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