Anhui Museum Guide

-Travel to Anhui Museum

Founded on November 14, 1956, the Anhui Museum was one of the four model museums at that time. On September 17, 1958, Chairman Mao Zedong made an inspection of the Anhui Museum and instructed that the main cities of a province should have such a museum and it was important to let people know their own history and power of creation. Zhou Enlai, Liu Shaoqi, Zhu De, Deng Xiaoping, Li Xiannian, Ye Jianying, Peng Dehuai, Chen Yi and other former leaders of the CPC and the PRC successively visited the museum and Chen Yi also gave his superscription of the museum name. In the 21st century, on May 17, 2010, Comrade Jiang Zemin made an inspection of the Anhui Museum and also left his inscriptions here. As the only museum that Chairman Mao Zedong inspected and where he made an instruction on museum development, the Anhui Museum is also the one that has been visited by the three generations of central collective leadership of the CPC.

Since its founding, based on cultural relics, with exhibitions as the platform, historic relics conservation and scientific research as the driving force and publicity and education as the safeguard, the Anhui Museum has ranked among the national first-class museums and was awarded as the national key conservation unit of ancient books. The old building has been placed as an important cultural relic under provincial protection by Anhui Provincial People’s Government.

The Anhui Museum now boasts a collection of 220,000 cultural relics including many distinctive categories, such as bronze ware of the Shang and Zhou dynasties, coins of the Chu State, stone relief of the Han Dynasty, four treasures of the study, gold and silver ware of the Yuan Dynasty, calligraphy and paintings of the Xin’an School, carvings of Huizhou, ancient books, contract documents of Huizhou and Pan Yuliang’s works, etc. In the conservation of cultural relics, the Anhui Museum has creatively removed the powdery rust of bronze ware with “partial electric corrosion” method and
Tour Guide
1. Address
The old site: No. 268, Anqing Road, Hefei, Anhui Province
The new site: No. 268, Huaining Road, Hefei, Anhui Province (500 meters south from the Swan Lake)
2. Opening Hours for Free-admission
Tuesday-Sunday: 9:00-17:00 (no admission after 16:00);
Monday Break (except legal holidays)
4. Reservation/Complaint Tel:
The old site: 0551-2823465
The new site: 0551-3736655

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