China Three Gorges Museum
重庆中国三峡博物馆

Tel Tel: 023-63869867
Address Address: No. 236, Renmin Lu, Yuzhong District, Chongqing
重庆市渝中区人民路236号
Email Email: 3gMuseum@163.com
Hours Hours:  9:00--17:00
Website Website: http://www.3gmuseum.cn
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Three Gorges Museum is situated at the west part of the People's Square of Chongqing . Occupying the area of 30,000 square meters,the museum was completed and opened to the public on Jun 18 , 2005 with the construction area of 42,500 square meters.It was the first large museum with the title of " China " named by the State Council Office of the People's Republic of China beyond Beijing.

China Three Gorges Museum has another name - Chongqing Museum . It's not only a specified museum of Three Gorges but also a comprehensive museum of history and art,a collection of over 170,000 pieces of cultural relics.Entering the Museum, you could watch four basic presentation:

"The Splendid Three Gorges"-reflecting the history and culture of the Three Gorges

"Far-Ancient Ba Yu"- introducing the origination of the local history

"The Urban Development of Chongqing"-stating the transitional process of Chongqing

"Anti-Japanese Days " - telling the stories occurred in Anti - Japanese period

Moreover,there are other six specialized exhibitions:

"Paintings and Calligraphies in Different Historical Periods " '"The Currencies in Different Periods of Chia","the Sculpture in Han Dynasty","Cultural Relics Donated by Mr.Li Chuli ","Minority Nationality Custom in Southwest China ","Ceramics in Different Periods of China "

Besides, the museum has the Round - Screen Cinema that shows the natural scenery and daily life of the Three Gorges area before the construction of Three Gorges Dam , the Semi-Scene Picture of"Big Bombing in Chongqing" which represents the five years'continuing bombing in Chongqing as the temporary capital during World War II. The museum also equips an International Academic Hall , an Audience Acitivities Center and 3 temporary Exhibition Halls that enriching the functions for society service