Beijing Folklore Museum

Tel Tel: 010-65510151 65514148
Address Address: No.141, Chaowai Street, Beijing
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Hours Hours:  8:30-16:30
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The museum is a place of interest which stores treasures of folk-custom cultures in Beijing. Situated in Dongyue Temple, a cultural site under the first-class protection of the state, the museum is composed of grand and exquisite buildings which look especially spectacular.  Since it opened to the public in 1999, the museum has put on exhibitions characterized by distinct folk style. Such exhibitions as Beijing Folklore Exhibition, China's Centenary Folk Costume Exhibition, Old Beijingnese Life Exhibition, Etiquette and Custom Exhibition and Pouch Collection Exhibition enjoy great popularity among the people in Beijing.The folk cultural activities along with the festivals also attract every visitor to the museum. The activities like "walk the blessing road, round the blessing tree, draw the blessing cloth, and tie the blessing ribbon" under the theme of "pray blessing and carry the blessing home" have become a famous ceremony to celebrate the Spring Festival in the capital.