Capital Museum

Address: No.16 Fuxingmen Outer St. Xicheng Dis.
Tel: +86-10-63370491
Website: http://www.capitalmuseum.org.cn/
en/index.htm
Entrance Fee: Free (closed on Mondays)

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Introduction

Capital Museum is located on Fuxingmenwai Road in western Beijing. The Capital Museum focuses on the history and development of Beijing
The museum displays archaeological items and reproductions of scenes from ancient Beijing. A cultural and museum activity area for the public is also a new attraction for visitors in which visitors can carry participate in activities like pottery making, Chinese ink rubbing and face-painting – Peking Opera style. In the interactive multimedia hall visitors can have a look at “The Treasures of the Capital Museum” and “A Look at Beijing”. The digital movie hall has presentations every half hour. Visiting can take up to five hours and an audio service is available in English.
★ Previous years’ collections and the unearthed historical heritage of Beijing .
★ Regular exhibitions: Ancient Capital Beijing—History and Culture; Ancient Capital Beijing—Urban Construction; Old Stories of Beijing—Exhibition of Old Beijing Folk Customs; Ancient Capital Beijing—History and Culture; Ancient Capital Beijing—Urban Construction.
★ Exhibition of fine artistic collection: Exhibition of Fine Artistic Collection of Ancient Chinaware; Exhibition of Fine Collection of Ancient Beijing Bronze Art; Exhibition of Fine Artistic Collection of Ancient Calligraphy; Exhibition of Fine Artistic Collection of Ancient Paintings; Exhibition of Fine Artistic Collection of Ancient Jade Ware; Exhibition of Fine Artistic Collection of Ancient Buddha Statues and Exhibition of Fine Artistic Collection of Gadgets of Studies.
★ The temporary exhibitions serve as a stage to study and appreciate the exchanges between cultures of Beijing and that of the other regions and the world.

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