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Hunan is a province that is known for establishing museums at an early period in China's history. According to the Museum Guide of China, One of the first museums was established in 1897 by the Chenzhou Society. The Chenzhou Society Museum; however, closed in 1898 and the next museum that opened was the government funded Hunan Museum of Education, renamed the Hunan Provincial Museum in 1927. However, during the war in that time, the museum was destroyed in 1930 and was never rebuilt. Mawangdui Han Tombs, the bronzewares of the Shang and Zhou Dynasties and Chu State, pottery and porcelain works in the past dynasties, calligraphy works and paintings, and modern cultural relics. Hunan Provincial Museum is the largest museum of history and art in Hunan Province, and was chosen to be a National Demonstration Base of Patriotic Education and a AAAA national Travel Attraction.

When Hunan Provincial Museum was founded, its focus was collecting items that represented Hunan Province, whether it be art, culture, history, nature, etc. There were a total of six different exhibits on display and due to the increasing archaeological discoveries in the region, this exhibit was enlarged several times. With a concentration of treasures of cultural relics from the land of Hunan, Hunan Provincial Museum paints a panoramic historical picture of Hunan civilization. Serving as an important window through which to interpret the history and nuances of Hunan culture, it attracts hundred thousands of visitors from home and abroad.

According to the various textures, the cultural relics in Hunan Provincial Museum can be classified into the following kinds: bronze, silk paintings and books, lacquers, textiles, ceramics, paintings and calligraphy. The following cultural relics unearthed in Mawangdui Han Tombs are highly recommended because of the amazement they have brought to people. The first one is the tomb and corpse of Xin Zhui, circa 2,000 years ago, which is well preserved. The second relic is a T-shaped colored silk painting. It is not only still intact but also has gorgeous color.
How to travel in Hunan Provincal Museum, Here are some guide information about Hunan Provincal Museum. The detail is following:
Address: No.50 of Dongfenglu, Kai Fu District, Changsha, Hunan
Admission Fee: CNY 50
Opening hours: 08:00 a.m-18:00 p.m
Contact Hotline: 86 731 4535566

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