Beijing Museum Tour
Museum is one of the best ways to know
the history of a nation. With a continuing history of more
than 3,000 years, including more than 800 years as a capital,
Beijing owns a great wealth of history, culture, art, and
science. As the capital of China, there are many wonderful
museums of all sizes and interests in Beijing. With more than
140 registered museums, Beijing topping China in terms of
quantity, quality and density. Visiting the famous museums
in Beijing can be the best opportunity to learn more about
history and development of China.
We offer guided great and fun tour
to the most interesting and well worth visiting museums in
Beijing. Experience Beijing like an insider on these museum
tours. If the tours below are not what you expect, please
contact our Beijing trip advisors to tailor make for you the
customized museum trip.
Top Museums in Beijing:
Capital Museum: The refurbished Capital Museum, which
re-opened on December 19, is now located at 16 Fuxingmenwai
Road in west Beijing. Construction on the new museum started
four years ago. There are 5,622 items on display. The
Beijing municipal government decided that a bigger venue
was necessary to put on display more of the museum's 200,000
Traditional Opera Museum: The museum's various exhibits
have distinctively artistic characteristics. On display
in the exhibition hall are several dozen biographies,
cultural relics, and costumes and instruments that trace
the history of Chinese traditional opera.
Ancient Architecture Museum: Beijing ancient Architecture
Museum is located in Beijing Xiannong Altar, which is
the first special topic museum of China concentrated in
collecting, researching and displaying of China ancient
architecture technologies, art and its development history.
It was official opened on September 25, 1991.
Museum of the Chinese People's Revolution: The museum
occupies a total area of 60,000 square meters. After passing
through the lobby, one comes to the central exhibition
hall, which contains over 500-odd photographs and more
than 1,000 mementos of the Chinese revolution led by Mao
Zedong over the course of half a century.
Art Museum of China: National Art Museum of China
is located on Wu Si Street. It is a national level art
museum focused on displaying, collecting and researching
the works of the artists in China modern times. Chairman
Mao Zedong wrote the name of the museum. National Art
Museum of China covers an area of 30,000 square meters
with its construction acreage of 17,051 square meters.
And its exhibition halls are 6,000 square meters.
Arts & Crafts Museum: Beijing Arts & Crafts
Museum (BACM) founds in 198, it is a creation of sponsor
a museum by an enterprise. BACM collects more than 3,000
pieces fine arts & crafts wares, including prestigious
china traditional arts and crafts of "Jade Carving
, Ivory Carving, Cloisonne and Carved Lacquer", also
collects some handicrafts "gold filigree inlaid ware,
antique porcelain, ancient bronze ware, valued embroidery
works, gold lacquer and personality Chinese paintings
and calligraphy works.
Arts and Crafts Museum: National Arts and Crafts Museum
contains a variety of exhibits in different styles, from
different disciplines and from different eras. The museum
was first opened to the public in 1990, and the architecture
emphasizes the complexity of both modern and traditional
styles, also featuring a flower bud with minority feature
as a flower bud, emphasizing minority traditions.
Museum of Natural History: The museum bears three
main functions: the specimen collection, the academic
research and the science popularization of paleontology,
zoology, botany and anthropology. The museum today boasts
its rich collections, high-level research and ever-enlarging
exhibitions. It has been one of a few museums of natural
history in China and named as National Youth Science and
Technology Education Base .
Science & Technology Museum: The activities of China
Science and Technology Museum include popular science
exhibitions, Astro-vision film shows, training-based education
programs and experiment-based exhibition programs. The
museum covers an area of 40,000 square meters, of which
16,000 square meters is for exhibition halls.
Museum of Telecommunications: China Museum of Telecommunications
houses a relics exhibition, demonstrates the latest in
science and technology, and is also venue for popular
science education. This museum is the first of its kind
in the information and telecommunications field.
Aviation Museum: The
Beijing Aviation Museum Affiliated to China Aviation Association,
located inside the campus of Beijing University of Aeronautics
and Astronautics, is the first aviation museum in China.
It used to be an airplane show room for teaching practice
and reference for aircraft structure design.
Cloud Taoist Temple
Center "Water Cube"
Stadium "Bird's Nest"