Zhejiang museums

huzhou museum

Huzhou Museum – Understanding the City

The Huzhou Museum (湖州市博物馆) is a comprehensive museum that integrates collection, research, and exhibition functions. Established in 1962 under the name of Wuxing County Museum, it was renamed Huzhou Museum in 1983 following the establishment of Huzhou City. In 2006, the new museum, located in Renhuangshan New Area, was officially opened to the public and […]

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Jili Lake Silk Museum in nanxun water town

Jili Lake Silk Museum, Nanxun – Showcasing the Town’s Rich Silk Heritage

The Jili Lake Silk Museum (辑里湖丝馆, Jili Husi Guan) is located in Jili Village, Nanxun, Huzhou. This area is renowned for its rich cultural heritage. As early as 1851, silk products from this region were showcased at the first World Expo in London, where they won a gold medal. Historically, this location was the seat

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muxin art museum wuzhen

Muxin Art Museum, Wuzhen – Ticket, Opening Hours, Location, and Highlights

The Muxin Art Museum (木心美术馆), nestled in Muxin’s hometown of Wuzhen, covers a total area of 6,700 square meters, dedicated to commemorating and showcasing the lifelong dedication and aesthetic legacy of the painter and writer Muxin (1927-2011). Oriented north to south, the museum boasts a sleek, modern, minimalist design, gracefully spanning the surface of Wuzhen’s

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jiangnan hundred beds museum wuzhen

Jiangnan Hundred Beds Museum, Wuzhen – Ticket, Opening Hours, Location, and Highlights

The Jiangnan Hundred Beds Museum (江南百床馆), also known locally as Family Zhao’s Mansion (赵家厅), is a cultural gem nestled within Wuzhen, a picturesque water town in the Jiangnan region of China. Spanning an area of over 1200 square meters, it stands as the first museum in China dedicated exclusively to the collection and exhibition of

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former residence of mao dun, Wuzhen

Former Residence of Mao Dun, Wuzhen – Ticket, Opening Hours, Location, and Highlights

Nestled in the quaint surroundings of Wuzhen, Jiaxing City, the Former Residence of Mao Dun (茅盾故居) stands as a testament to the life and legacy of one of China’s most celebrated literary figures. Spanning across two sections, with a total area of 549.17 square meters, this residence encapsulates the formative years and enduring influence of

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jiangnan wood carving museum wuzhen

Jiangnan Wood Carving Museum, Wuzhen – Ticket, Opening Hours, Location, and Highlights

The Jiangnan Wood Carving Museum (江南木雕陈列馆) is nestled in the eastern section of Wuzhen, Zhejiang Province, China, within the former residence of a prominent figure named Xu Ai, originally from Shaoxing, Shangyu. Xu Ai made his fortune through wine-making and later diversified into hotel management, rice trading, and flour milling. With his wealth, he constructed

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Foot-Binding Shoe Museum, Wuzhen

Foot-Binding Shoe Museum, Wuzhen – Ticket, Opening Hours, Location, and Highlights

The Foot-binding Shoe Museum, also known as the San Cun Jin Lian Museum (三寸金莲博物馆), is a rare exhibition center in Wuzhen dedicated to the history of foot-binding. This museum showcases the evolution of foot-binding culture, regional variations, its societal impact, and the harrowing history of Chinese women subjected to the tyranny of distorted beauty standards.

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Jiangnan Tile Exhibition Hall Xitang

Jiangnan Tile Exhibition Hall, Xitang – Ticket, Opening Hours, Location, and Highlights

The Jiangnan Tile Exhibition Hall (江南瓦当陈列馆), located within the ancient town of Xitang, is a specialized museum showcasing the folk art of brick and tile from the water towns of the Jiangnan region. It is curated by Mr. Dong Jifa, a local collector, and has become a distinctive feature of the Xitang ancient town. Tiles

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buttons museum xitang

Buttons Museum, Xitang – Ticket, Opening Hours, Location, and Highlights

The Buttons Museum (纽扣博物馆) is situated in Xue Family Residence within Xitang Water Town. Originally a general store, it occupied a prime location in the bustling commercial center, facing the street with the river at its rear, typical of the town’s residential-commercial architecture. After being destroyed by a major fire, the Xue family rebuilt it

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chinese wine culture museum xitang

Chinese Wine Culture Museum, Xitang – Ticket, Opening Hours, Location, and Highlights

The Chinese Wine Culture Museum (中国酒文化博物馆), located in the ancient town of Xitang, was initially a display hall for traditional Huangjiu (Chinese yellow wine). Later, Mr. Liu Ximing, a renowned figure in the brewing industry, recognized its potential and decided to showcase his family’s collection of wine culture artifacts here, significantly enriching the museum’s exploration

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