Guangdong Museum is a comprehensive museum located in downtown Guangzhou and also a popular tourist site for Guangzhou tour. The old Guangdong Museum was founded in 1959 with an occupation of 43,000 square meters and a collection of over 160,000 pieces of relics. The new Guangdong Museum which is located in Zhujiang New Town was opened in 2010.
The new Guangdong Museum covers an area of 41,027 square meters with construction area of 66,980 square meters and display area of 21,000 square meters. The building of the museum has five floors above the ground and one floor under ground with an exterior outlook of jewel box. The Guangdong Museum has a large and rich collection of relics and exhibits and tourists can get a thorough knowledge of Guangdong history and culture. Collections of ceramics, painting and calligraphy, bronze, wood carvings, Duan inkstone, paleo-biological fossil, etc. can be seen in the museum.
Guangdong Museum is divided into five parts of exhibitions, including Guangdong History and Culture, Chaozou Gilded Woodcarvings, Natural Resources, Ceramics, and Duan Inkstones. With a total number of over 1,500 displays of relics, pictures, oil paintings, sculptures, and models, the Guangdong History and Culture is dedicated to presenting the history of Guangdong province.
Guangdong Museum Address:
No. 2 Zhujiang East Road, Zhujiang New Town, Tianhe District, Guangzhou City, China
9:00AM — 5: 00PM (Closed on Monday)
Metro: Line 3, get off at the Zhujiangxincheng Sation
Bus: No. 40, 407 get off at Guangzhou Opera House West Gate; No. 886,886 A, 293, get off at Xiancun Road South Station
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