Liaoning, one of the three provinces in Northeast China, is known as a historical and cultural region. It boasts a strong artistic atmosphere and is home to a variety of museums appealing to the diverse needs of visitors. The following are several recommended museums in Liaoning province.
Liaoning Provincial Museum
The Liaoning Provincial Museum was inaugurated in 1949 in Shenyang, the capital of Liaoning province. It was the first museum established after the founding of the People’s Republic of China and is celebrated for its rich collections of archaeological finds and historical artworks. The museum’s 22 galleries display 120,000 items of 17 categories, including paintings and calligraphy, embroidery, bronze wares, maps and rare books. The three main exhibitions feature ancient Chinese calligraphy, paintings and silk embroidery.
Address: 157 Third Zhihui Street, Hunnan district, Shenyang, Liaoning province
Websites: www.lnmuseum.com.cn/shengbowenenglishi/ (En)
9:00 - 17:00 (April 1 - Oct 31, no entry after 16:00); 9:30 - 16:30 (Nov 1 - March 31, no entry after 15:30); Closed on Mondays (except for national holidays) and Chinese Lunar New Year’s Eve
Admission fee: Free