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Tibet Museum

Tibet Museum Travel Guide

Brief Introduction
The Tibet Museum is located in the southeast corner of Norbu Lingka, Lhasa city. It covers an area of 50,000 sq m with a floor-space of 20,000 sq m, the museum is the largest cultural facility in this ethnic autonomous region.

The museum opened in October 1999 to coincide with the 50th anniversary of the Founding of the People´s Republic of China and the 40th anniversary of Tibet´s Democratic Reform.

The building of the museum is a pioneering institution in the history of Tibet. It has a huge collection of art treasures. Its exhibits include prehistoric cultural relics, Buddhist statues carved in various materials and in different postures, and Tibetan sutras hand-written in powdered gold, silver and coral. There are also colorful Thangkas, and a wide range of Tibetan utensils and ritual implements, handicrafts, and ceramics.

Features
In addition to showing the civilization of Tibet, the museum is also an ideal location to hold cultural exchanges and seminars, to preserve cultural relics, and to encourage the archaeological study of Tibet.

The Tibet Museum is not only a source of information and inspiration for Tibetans themselves, but it is also attracting an increasing number of people from overseas and educating them on the unique Tibetan culture. So, here exhibits are introduced in Japanese, English, Tibetan, and Chinese, in order to accommodate visitors from all over the world.

Traffic:

It is located in the southeast corner of Norbu Lingka, Lhasa city. You can go there by taxi or on foot.

DCT Tips:

Recommended time for a visit: two hours.

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