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Hunan Provincial Museum

Hunan Provincial Museum is located on No. 50, Dongfeng Lu, Changsha City, next to the Revolutionary Martyr's Park. It covers an area of 50,000 square meters (about 12.2 acres) with a construction area of 20,000 square meters (about 4.9 acres). First built in 1951, the museum was open to the public in July 1974. It has gathered together most curios unearthed in Hunan Province, unfolding the cultural development of Hunan Province throughout thousands of years. This museum has a collection of more than 110,000 objects, over 763 of which are top grade cultural relics. Cultural relics unearthed in Mawangdui Han Tombs are the highlights in the museum.
Most of these objects were discovered by archaeological excavation. What's more, the museum has gathered together nearly all the fine works unearthed in different parts of Hunan Province. According to the various textures, the cultural relics in Hunan Provincial Museum can be classified into the following kinds: bronze, silk paintings and books, lacquers, textiles, ceramics, paintings and calligraphy. These cultural relics include stone implements and pottery from the Neolithic Age, bronze wares of the Shang Dynasty and Zhou Dynasty, and celadon wares from the Eastern Han Dynasty to the Sui Dynasty and the Tang Dynasty. Some guide information about Hunan Provincial Museum: Address: No.50 of Dongfenglu, Kai Fu District, Changsha, Hunan Admission Fee: CNY 50 Opening hours: 08:00 a.m-18:00 p.m Contact Hotline: 86 731 4535566

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