Hangzhou Historical Museum
杭州历史博物馆

Tel Tel: 0571-8780 2660
Address Address: No.18, Liangdao Hill, Shangcheng District, Hangzhou
杭州市上城区粮道山18号
Hours Hours:  09:30-16:30 (closed on Monday)
Website Website: http://www.hzmuseum.com/e_muse_guide/
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Surrounded by a lot of towering old trees in Wushan Hill of the city, Hangzhou History Museum is located in No.18 Liangdaoshan near by City God temple and Hefangjie Qinghefang Antique Street. It covers an area of 1.3 million square meters and building area nearly 7,000 square meters. Formally opened in 2001 October 8th, the museum is a reflection of the Hangzhou city history with about 20 million tourists and visitors from all over then world every year.


The museum exhibition hall has three floors. On the ground floor there is mainly by the exhibition hall of primitive society - the Northern and Southern Dynasties, Sui, T’ang & the Five Dynasties and the model of Grand Canal from Hangzhou to Beijing. On the second floor exhibits display the North and South Song Dynasties, Yuan-Ming-Qing Dynasties, the century-old shop of the city and a temporary exhibition hall. Special exhibition rooms such as room of paintings and calligraphy, room of stamps exhibition, etc are on the third floor. Exhibition of unearthed cultural relics excavate from the regions of Hangzhou, comprehensive and reflects on the history of Hangzhou appearance by using advanced sound, light, electricity, abundant display technology to create a visual perceptual cognition for the visitor.


In addition, the temporary exhibition hall is often out of theme, form, content of rich and colorful exhibition to relay diverse cultural information. Hangzhou History Museum is the understanding and brilliant window of the city history for citizens and tourists. As Zhejiang patriotism education base, it is the hometown of primary and middle school students to rich historical and cultural knowledge, and carry out the second classroom education. Coming to Hangzhou History Museum, you will appreciate into historical culture, felt fine harmonious atmosphere of Hangzhou city and open a new era of humanistic spirits.