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Military Museum

Posted: Wed Aug 06, 2014 5:18 pm
by inbeijing

Telephone: 8610-68514441; Address: No.9, Fuxing Road, Haidian District; Ticket: RMB 5

Visitors keen on Chinese history and military affairs, can visit the adjacent Military Museum of the Chinese People's Revolution (Military Museum). It is China’s first comprehensive military museum with a collection of approximately 120,000 military-related historical relics. The museum attempts to portray all major military events in China's 5,000-year history by presenting anecdotes of military figures, development of military science and technology and weaponry, etc. The exhibition hall, gives a true feeling of the historical upheavals.

Subway line 1 or Bus 1, 4, 21, 57, 65, 320, 337, 802 and get off at the Military Museum Station

1. Capital Museum
At a cost of 1.23 billion yuan (US$147 million), the new Capital Museum can accommodate 2,000 visitors daily. With a floor area of more than 60,000 square meters, Capital Museum is second only to the National Museum of China in terms of size. To see all the exhibitions in the new museum, it would take at least four or five hours. There are 5,622 items on display, almost 10 times the number of exhibits displayed at the old venue. To make visits more convenient for foreign visitors, English and Japanese services are available. Other languages will be added in the future.

2.The China Millennium Monument (Beijing World Art Museum)
The China Millennium Monument sits on the extension line of Beijing West Chang'an Avenue, and consists of the main sundial structure, the Bronze Corridor, the Flame Square, the Centennial Hall, the Art Pavilion, etc. It was constructed to welcome the new millennium--the 21st century.

Telephone: 8610-68514441
Address: No.9, Fuxing Road, Haidian District
Ticket: RMB 5
Subway line 1 or Bus 1, 4, 21, 57, 65, 320, 337, 802 and get off at the Military Museum Station