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Don’t want to go out in the hot summer? Come to these museums in Qinhuangdao, where are less crowded and cool, and above all, most of them are free of charge!
Qin Dynasty Palace Ruins Museum
Qin Dynasty Palace Ruins Museum was officially opened on July 16 this year. There are three exhibition halls in the museum with 228 exhibits (groups). Welcome to visit if you are interested in history and culture.
Address: No. 8, Jinshanzui Road, Beidaihe District
Opening hours: 9:00-16:30 (stop checking tickets at 16:00) from Tuesday to Sunday
Tip: The museum is under trial operation now, online reservation and second-generation ID card will be needed.
Qinhuangdao Glass Museum
Qinhuangdao Glass Museum is the first state-owned glass museum in China, it is based on the site of Yaohua Glass Factory, which was built in 1922, and is a state-level cultural relics protection unit.
Address: No. 44, Wenhua Road, Haigang District, Qinhuangdao City
Opening hours: 9:00 - 16:00 (stop entering at 15:30) from Tuesday to Sunday
Qinhuangdao Bird Museum
Qinhuangdao Bird Museum is divided into three major exhibition areas: 450-square-meter Bird’s World Exhibition Area, 900-square-meter Wetland and Waterfowl Exhibition Area, and 100-square-meter 4D Dynamic Movie Experience Area.
Address: Gechi Road, Beidaihe, Qinhuangdao City
Opening hours: 8:30-11:30; 14:00-17:00 from Monday to Sunday
Tip: You need to make an appointment on WeChat in advance
Shell Science Base
Themed with shells, the Shell Kingdom Science Museum is an important window for displaying rare marine shells and marine culture. It is the first shell science popularization museum in Hebei province and the largest shell science popularization museum in China.
Address: No. 888 Daihe Street, Nandaihe, Qinhuangdao City (200 meters west of the intersection of Daihe Street and Ninghai Road)
Opening hours: 8:30 - 21:00 (during summer vacation) from Monday to Sunday
Shanhaiguan Great Wall Museum
Shanhaiguan Great Wall Museum is an exquisite antique complex, which consists of the Preface Hall, the Great Wall History Hall, the Great Wall Military Hall, the Great Wall Culture Hall, and the Shanhaiguan Great Wall Hall. It is one of the three Great Wall Museums in China.
Address: Diyiguan Road, Shanhaiguan District, Qinhuangdao City
Opening hours: 9:00 - 16:00
Liujiang Geoscience Museum
The museum consists of 5 sections, such as Earth Sciences Hall, Liujiang Basin Geological Relics Hall, Rock and Mineral Fossil Specimen Hall, National Geological Park Landscape Hall of Qinhuangdao, and Multimedia Lecture Hall.
Address: Shangzhuangtuo Village, Shimenzhai Town, Haigang District, Qinhuangdao City
Opening hours: 9:00-12:00; 1:30-4:00 (closed on Monday, open to groups from Tuesday to Friday, open to independent travelers on Saturday and Sunday)
Shanhaiguan Folk Custom Museum
Covering an area of more than 10 mu and a construction area of 2,000 square meters, Shanhaiguan Folk Custom Museum consists of three sets of courtyards and 18 exhibition halls, it is a courtyard in typical Ming and Qing style. The Wangs boosted in the period of Emperor Xianfeng, and had been very wealthy during the period of Emperor Guangxu, occupying half of the Shanhaiguan.
Address: No. 29 of Dongsantiao, Ancient City, Shanhaiguan, Qinhuangdao
Opening hours: 7:30-17:00 from Monday to Sunday
Qinhuangdao Port Museum
Qinhuangdao Port Museum is located at the site of Qinhuangdao Senior Staff Club of Kailuan Mining Bureau-the National Cultural Relics Protection Unit, which was built in 1911 with a history of more than 100 years.
Address: No. 2, Nanshan Street, Haigang District, Qinhuangdao City
Opening hours: Due to the limited reception capacity of the Museum, only group appointments are accepted now. Please call 3093953 for details.
China Lighthouse Museum
China Lighthouse Museum is the sole professional exhibition hall of navigation mark in China. It has become a window for teenagers in our city to “know the ocean, understand maritime affairs and love the motherland”.
Address: South side of Dongshan Park
Qinhuangdao Electronic Museum
Qinhuangdao Electronic Museum was rebuilt based on Qinhuangdao Nanshan Power Station. According to reports, the exhibits in the museum cover more than 1,000 precious cultural relics, such as books of electric power, objects and maps in different periods in the late Qing Dynasty, the Republic of China and the early days of the People’s Republic of China.
Designed by the Electrical Engineering Workshop in Charleroi, Belgium, Qinhuangdao Nanshan Power Station was built in 1928 and completed in 1929, to supply power to Qinhuangdao Port built in the late Qing Dynasty, and Yaohua Glass Factory built in the Republic of China.
Address: Nanshan Street, Haigang District, Qinhuangdao City
Jiashen History Museum
The exhibition is based on the historical fact that Li Zicheng was defeated at Shanhaiguan in the 1644 Jiashen War, with the theme of “taking history as a mirror and preparing for danger in peace.”
Address: No. 66, West Street, Ancient City, Shanhaiguan, opposite Shanhaiguan General Military Office
Opening hours: 8:00 - 17:00
Beidaihe Roller Skating Museum
Beidaihe Roller Skating Museum, the first roller skating special museum in Asia, with a building area of more than 700 square meters, collected nearly hundred precious skating materials, including objects and pictures, and it is a good place for roller skating enthusiasts to visit.
Address: In the Olympic Park, Binhai Avenue, Beidaihe District, Qinhuangdao City
Themed with historical relic exhibition, Beidaihe Historical and Cultural Exhibition Hall is divided into eight parts, which concentrates the history of Beidaihe, food culture, folk customs, transportation and tourism.
Address: No. 85, Lianfeng Road, Beidaihe
Qigong Art Museum
With the main building area of 2,280 square meters, Qinhuangdao Qigong Art Museum consists of Culture and Innovation Area, Reading Area, Art Exhibition Area, Leisure Area, Office Area and Supporting Service Area.
Address: No. 4-8, Haining Road, Beidaihe District
Opening hours: 9:30-22:00 from Monday to Sunday
Reservation Tel: 0335-7674999
Funing District Museum is divided into two parts: “Historical Cultural Relics” and “Cultural Folk Customs”. The former is divided into 6 exhibition halls according to the chronology of the Stone Age, Xia, Shang, Zhou, Spring and Autumn, and Warring States, Qin and Han Dynasty, Sui, Tang, Song, and Yuan Dynasty, Ming and Qing Dynasty, and the Republic of China. There is also a special exhibition hall that introduces the local Great Wall.
Address: Jinshan Street, Funing District
Qinglong Ethnic Museum
The first floor of Qinglong Ethnic Museum is Planning Exhibition Hall, Folk Custom Hall, and Calligraphy and Painting Exhibition Hall. There are 9 exhibition areas including sand table model, county board and so on.
Address: Qinglong Nanshan Ecological Sightseeing Park, Qinglong Manchu Autonomous County
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