Quanzhou Maritime Museum
Introduction to Quanzhou Maritime Museum (泉州海外交通史博物馆)
As the China’s only museum dedicated to the history of Chinese overseas exploration, Quanzhou Maritime Museum is located in Fengze district. Quanzhou Maritime Museum has two exhibition hall ,one is old and the other is new. The old one was set up in 1959 which was designed like a huge ship. The old exhibition was used to exhibit the components of a Song Dynasty (960-1127) ship discovered in the seaport of Quanzhou. The new one was opened in 1991 and focuses on the history of overseas exploration, religious stone sculptures, and the folk culture of the seaside.
No.425 Donghu Street, Quanzhou
Model Ships and Vessels
Admission Fee: Free
1. Take buses 7, 19, 13, 23 or 25.
1. Try to avoid visiting Quanzhou Maritime Museum during the summer holidays and Golden Week in October as it will be extremely crowded.
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