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A Cornucopia of Culture
The National Museum intends to present cultural diversity of the world. While exhibiting a spectacular array of Chinese culture, it will also mount foreign shows in the form of exhibitions on loan and exchanges. The nation will therefore be provided with the opportunity of appreciating diverse cultures as well
A New Home for Ancient Treasures

After four years of renovation work and an expansion to its floor space, the National Museum of China (NMC) reopened on March 1 this year. The museum has nearly tripled in size from about 65,000 square meters to 191,900 square meters. As far as size, the new NMC is the largest museum in the world

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The Guanyin Statue
Bronze Ware
Blue and White Beauty
Wooden Buddha Head
Third Floor
Foreign Art
Located on the east side of Tiananmen Square in Beijing, the National Museum of China is a four-story building with two symmetrical wings, running more than 300 meters north to south. It is the largest comprehensive museum in China which displays material and non-material collections and exhibits
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National Museum of China Reopens
Inside the National Museum
Name Mystery of Tetrapod Unraveled
- Prosperity Restored
An ancient-style architectural complex enables people to time travel to a commercial center more than 1,000 years ago
- Throwing Open the Doors
China's art galleries, museums and libraries are to be made admission-free for the public
- Charm of Purple Clay
A private museum in Wuxi is devoted to purple-clay art
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