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Beijing Museum of Natural History
The Beijing Museum of Natural History (“BMNH”) is located at 126, Tian Qiao Nan Street, Chong Wen District, Beijing,100050, and is the most popular natural history museum in China. It was originally founded in 1951 as the National Central Museum of Natural History, and its name changed to the Beijing Museum of Natural History in 1962. The BMNH is the first large scale natural history museum created in China.

Collections of the Palace Museum
The art collections of the Palace Museum, a national-level museum housed in the Forbidden City in Beijing, China, are built upon the imperial collection of the Ming and Qing dynasties. This collection was expanded in the 20th century with new acquisitions, transfers from other museums, and new archaeological discoveries.

Geological Museum of China
The Geological Museum of China, built in 1916, is world-renowned geological museum, boasting 200 thousand specimens. It is known for its time-honored history, large number of ancient records, high percent of curiosities, delicate display and rich achievements in scientific research.

Guangdong Provincial Museum
The Guangdong Provincial Museum is located on what was the original site of Zhongshan University in Guangzhou, on Wenming Road on the corner with Yuexiu Road. The new building to the right was initially built in 1957-1959 and greatly enlarged in 1992. It contains several distinct exhibitions and has notices in English. As you enter the main door, to the right, you can find an impressive historical exhibition of "Chaozhou wood carving" which is well worth seeing. On display are screens and other objects elaborately carved in wood as well as an explanation of the history and different techniques used in the art.

Henan Museum
Henan Museum, located in Zhengzhou, Henan Province, China, is a newly-built modern history and art museum. It has a collection of more than 130,000 pieces of cultural relics through the ages. Henan Museum occupies an area of more than 100,000 square meters, with a total floor space of 78,000 square meters.

Hubei Museum
Hubei Museum is one of the best-known museums in China, with a large amount of State-level historic and cultural relics. Located in the Wuchang District of Wuhan, Hubei Province, the museum has collected over 200,000 cultural relics including the Sword of Goujian.

Hunan Provincial Museum
Hunan Provincial Museum is the provincial museum of Hunan province in China built in 1951 and opened to the public in July 1974. It is located in the city capital of Changsha at No. 50, Dongfeng Lu next to the Revolutionary Martyr's Park.

Inner Mongolia Museum
The Inner Mongolia Museum is a regional museum in the city of Hohhot in Inner Mongolia, in north-west China. This museum was founded on the occasion of the tenth anniversary of the establishment of the Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region, in 1957.

Liuwan Museum of Ancient Painted Pottery
The Liuwan Museum of Ancient Painted Pottery is a museum located in Ledu county, in the Chinese province of Qinghai. The museum opened in 2004 and has a collection of 37,925 objects. It is the largest painted pottery museum in China.


Military Museum
The Military Museum of the Chinese People's Revolution, or China People's Revolution Military Museum is a museum located in Beijing, China immediately west of central Beijing in the Haidian District. It displays restored military equipment from the history of the People's Liberation Army, up to and including modern-day machinery.

Museum of the Tomb of the King of Southern Yue
The Museum of the Tomb of the King of Southern Yue in Western Han Dynasty is a museum in Guangzhou, southern China. The tomb of King Wen was discovered in 1983, 20 meters under Elephant Hill in Guangzhou on a construction site for a hotel, and has been excavated. The tomb measures 10.85 meter in length and 12.43 meters in width. It is divided in 7 parts, with a front chamber, east and west wing rooms, the main coffin chamber, east and west side rooms, and a back storage chamber.

China Modern History Museum
The Presidential Palace in Nanjing, China, housed the Office of the President of the Republic of China before moving to Taiwan in 1949. It is now a museum, the China Modern History Museum. It is located at 292 Changjiang Road, in the Xuanwu District of Nanjing. In the late 1980s it was transformed into a museum detailing China modern history. It is now one of the few places in mainland China where the Flag of the Republic of China is publicly displayed.

Shaanxi History Museum
The Shaanxi History Museum is a museum located in Xi'an, China, housing over 300,000 items (murals, paintings, pottery, coins; bronze, gold, and silver objects). The modern museum was built between 1983 and 2001 and its appearance recalls the architectural style of the Tang dynasty.

Shanghai Art Museum
The Shanghai Art Museum is an art gallery in the city of Shanghai, China. It is located in the former clubhouse building of the Shanghai Racing Club. Today, it is the home of the Shanghai biennial and stands adjacent to People's Square. Kathleen's 5 restaurant is located on the rooftop.

Shanghai Museum
The Shanghai Museum is a museum of ancient Chinese art, situated on the People's Square in the Huangpu District of Shanghai, People's Republic of China. The museum has a collection of over 120,000 pieces, including bronze, ceramics, calligraphy, furniture, jades, ancient coins, paintings, seals, sculptures, minority art and foreign art. It has eleven galleries and three special temporary exhibition halls.

Shanghai Natural History Museum
The Shanghai Natural History Museum (Shanghai Ziran Bowuguan) is a museum dedicated to natural history. It is located in Huangpu at Henan Nan Lu (metro: Henan Zhong Lu). The museum has amongst others a 140-million-year-old dinosaur skeleton of Mamenuchisaurus hochangensis Young et Zhao from Sichuan Province, two mummies and several human embryos in its collection. All the displays have not been changed for many years.

Shanghai Science and Technology Museum
Shanghai Science and Technology Museum is a large museum in Pudong, Shanghai, close to Century Park, the largest park of the city. The museum incorporates an IMAX theatre, and as of 2006 there are 12 main exhibits open to the public, including "Spectrum of Life", "World of Robots" and "Information Era".

Terracotta Army
The Terracotta Army are the Terracotta Warriors and Horses of Shi Huang Di the First Emperor of China. The terracotta figures, dating from 210 BC, were discovered in 1974 by several local farmers near Xi'an, Shaanxi province, China near the Mausoleum of the First Qin Emperor (Chinese: ????; pinyin: Qín Sh?huáng Líng). The figures vary in height (184–197cm - 6ft–6ft 5in), according to their role, the tallest being the Generals.

Sichuan Science and Technology Museum
Sichuan Science and Technology Museum is a museum about science and technology in Sichuan. It was the Sichuan Provincial Exhibition Hall (SCPEH) until 2006. The museum includes airplanes, flying saucers, 3-D movies, robots and interactive model rockets.

Suzhou Museum
The Suzhou Museum is a museum of ancient Chinese art, ancient Chinese paintings, calligraphies, and hand-made crafts, situated in Suzhou, Jiangsu, People's Republic of China.

Taiping Kingdom History Museum
The Taiping Kingdom History Museum is a museum dedicated to artifacts from the Taiping Rebellion. It is located in Nanjing, China. The building was originally a palace of the first ruler of the Ming Dynasty, Hongwu (1328-1398). In 1853, it became the residence of Yang Xiuqing, a military leader in the Taiping Rebellion. In 1958, it became the site of the current museum.

Museum of Imperial Palace
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Zigong Salt History Museum
Zigong Salt History Museum is a museum in the salt town of Zigong in Sichuan Province in western China. It was built in 1736 as the Xiqing Guildhall in the first year of Qianlong, funded by the Shaanxi salt tradesmen, and used a meeting place for salt merchants from Shaanxi province the main conduit for the Zigong salt. Another building nearby on the banks of the Fuxi (pronounced "fu'shee") River was the Guild Hall for the salt merchants of the Sichuan province.

Xi'an Banpo Museum
The Xi'an Banpo Museum is a museum in Shaanxi, China, near Xi'an. The museum houses artifacts from the archaeological site of Banpo. The museum gives access to the excavated buildings, has a collection of artifacts from the site, and also has several reconstructed houses designed to resemble the Neolithic settlement.

Zhou-Deng Museum
The Zhou-Deng Museum is a museum in Tianjin, the People's Republic of China. The three-story museum is dedicated to the memory of premier Zhou En-lai and his wife, Deng Yingchao, and features photos, documents and dioramas of significant events in their lives. The museum is located near the Tianjin Water Park.

Zigong Dinosaur Museum
Located near the Prefecture-level city of Zigong in the smaller township of Dashanpu, is the Zigong Dinosaur Museum. The museum sits on top of a large concentration of Dinosaur fossils - both in terms of quantity but also of diversity. The museum claims the largest number of Dinosaur fossils in the world and is the first dinosaur museum in China. The remains are from a layer called the Meso-Jurassic period.

National Museum of China
The National Museum of China flanks the eastern side of Tiananmen Square in Beijing, China. The mission of the museum is to educate about the arts and history of China. It is directed by the Ministry of Culture of the People's Republic of China. The museum was formed in 2003 out of two separate museums that had already occupied the building, namely the Museum of the Chinese Revolution in the northern wing, and the National Museum of Chinese History in the southern wing.

Dingling Museum
The Dingling Museum is located in Changping County at the foot of the Yanshan Mountains, outside Beijing. This is the site of the world-famous Ming dynast 'Thirteen Tombs' and it counts as the tenth among those thirteen. The thirteenth emperor of the Ming dynasty is buried here, together with his two empresses. Zhu Xianjun was the Shenzong emperor, with the reign name of Wanli. He ascended the throne at the age of ten, in " 1572, and was on thethrone for 48 years. This was the .t, longest reign of any Ming dynasty emperor.

FuLe International Ceramic Art Museum
FuLe International Ceramic Art Museum, abbreviated FLICAM, is situated outside Xi'an in Shaanxi province, China. The museum consists of pavilions dedicated to individual countries or regions, exhibiting work by ceramic artists from each country created during a residency at the museum. The first museum pavilions opened in 2005, for France and Scandinavia, followed in 2007 by museums for Australasia and North America. In 2008, ceramic artists are invited from Great Britain, Holland and Belgium.

China Sports Museum
The China Sports Museum is located in Beijing on the southeast side of the Olympic Center outside Anding Men. The building is quite extraordinary. It opens out like an octagonal fan, or like a whirlwind that is about to take off, symbolizing the powerful development of Chinese sports.

Museum of Macau
The Museum of Macau is on the hill of the Fortaleza do Monte, a 16th century fort in Macau. The museum presents the history of the city and territory of the former Portuguese colony of Macau, now a Special Administrative Region of the People's Republic of China.

China Modern Literature Museum
The China Modern Literature Museum is located in the Chaoyang District of Beijing. The Museum constitutes the primary resource in China for materials on Chinese modern literature and it is also the largest building in the world dedicated solely to literature and to collections relating to literature.

Stele Forest
Stele Forest, aka Xi'an Stele Forest Museum or Xi'an Beilin Museum, is a museum for steles and stone sculptures which is located in Xi'an, China. Its name comes from its huge collection of steles, reminiscent of a forest.

Nanjing Museum
Nanjing Museum is located in Nanjing, Jiangsu Province, China, on East Zhongshan Road, about 3km from the Xinjiekou traffic circle to the east, just inside Zhongshan Gate. It is one of the largest museums in China.

China Railway Museum
The China Railway Museum is a Chinese museum preserving locomotives built in the People's Republic of China since 1949. The museum offers a total exhibition space of 16500m² and 8 exhibition tracks. It is located in Chaoyang District, Beijing.