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Gansu Provincial Museum

Gansu Provincial Museum Travel Guide

Located in Lanzhou City, the Gansu Provincial Museum is the biggest comprehensive museum in the province. It is one of the best sights in the city and a visit is well worthwhile. Built in 1956, the museum covers a total area of 18,000 square meters (about 4 acres). Designed by the soviet experts, this museum will provide visitors with a unique and memorable experience.The museum is divided into two sections-natural resources and historic exhibits. It houses collections of various color-painted potteries of Neolithic Age and treasures of ancient grottoes. In addition, the museum is home to precious linen and silk fabrics, books, wooden and bronze vessels, a great many bamboo slips for writing from the Han Dynasty (206 BC-220), frescos and so many other items. A 4-meter-tall Mammoth fossil replica is stored in the museum whose remains were excavated from the Yellow River basin in 1973. Aside from the prehistoric presentations, there are also rare animal exhibits, such as pandas, golden monkeys and red -crowned cranes.The world-famous bronze Galloping Horse¡¯s Hoof Stepped on a Flying Swallow, also named as Galloping Horse, is a treasure of Gansu Provincial Museum.

Traffic:

At Qiliheqiao Stop via buses No. 31, 50, 58, 59, 71, 74, 77, etc.

DCT Tips:

Gansu Provincial Museum Visiting Guidelines
1.    The Museum is open from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm Tuesday to Sunday. Closed on Monday.
2.    Entrance admission stops at 4:00 pm.
3.    Please go to the ticket office to show your ID card and get your ticket.
4.    1200 morning visitors and 800 afternoon visitors can be received.
5.    Reservations are required for group visitations.
6.    The following are prohibited in the Museum:
Mobile phones, flash and tripod;
Touching the exhibits, smoking, spitting, littering, running or playing in the halls or creating a disturbance by making noise are also forbidden in the museum.
7.    Please follow the fixed visiting route.
8.    Pre-school children, primary school students, the elderly and disabled visitors must be accompanied by guardians.
9.    Please take care of public property, trees, grass and flowers.
10.    No parking in the front square (Parking Area is one the eastern wing). We charge for car parking, museum guides, electronic guides and admission to temporary special exhibitions.
11.    The museum reserves the right to refuse entrance to those under the influence of drugs or alcohol and to search for explosive or inflammable material.

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