Guangxi Museum

Guangxi Museum is a provincial (autonomous regional)museum with an area of about 30,000 square meters. Includes Displaying Building built in 1978 and the Minority Cultural Relics Garden in 1988. Founded in 1934 and rebuilt in 1956, it was renamed as the Museum of Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region in 1958.

Guangxi Museum has a rich collection of precious cultural relics, which outnumbers 50,000 pieces. Among them more than 150 pieces are of the first grade,including hand axes of 830,000 years ago, big stone spades of the Neolithic Age, animal mask pattern Bronze YOU-vessel (jar, round horizontal section,with cover and swing handle) of the Shang Dynasty, Bronze Wine vessels with snake and frog patterns of the Spring and Autumn Period, big bronze horses of the Han Dynasty, and bronze lamps in the shape of phoenix, etc. There are also a large number of national cultural relics. The collection of bronze drums in this museum is ranking first in the world. One Of the bronze drums with clouds and thunder patterns, 165cm in tympanum diameter, is called "The King of Bronze Drum". The main exhibitions of this museum includes: exhibition at Guangxi Precious Cultural Relics exhibition of Ancient Bronze Drums, Guangxi Folklore exhibition and the Minority Cultural Relics Garden in addition. Temporary exhibitions on special themes are also regularly on display.

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