Situated in the downtown area in
Guangxi Provincial Museum will immediately catch your eyes due to its glorious model and the modern style. Originated built in
Guilin and then moved to Nanning City in 1954, Guangxi Provincial Museum becomes a landmark of this modern city as well as the
Guangxi Province. Guangxi Provincial Museum is located in the east side of National Road Qiyi Square, is the museum with the largest collection of national bronze drum, and there are exhibition of revolutionary cultural relics of Guangxi, Guangxi cultural relics exhibition, exhibition of Guangxi folk custom, the ancient bronze drum show, etc.
Guangxi Ethnic Relics Center located in Guangxi Museum covers an area of 24000 square meters. It is a brand new way to exhibit the ethnic culture that this center is an outdoor exhibition. Guangxi Ethnic Relics Center features relics, folk buildings, ethnic flavor, and folk customs of four minorities, Zhuang, Dong, Yao, and Miao. Their daily utensils and handicrafts are also displayed in each respective model house. Various folk performances will be shown during festivals. This is where one can fully appreciate the enchanting and unique customs of the minorities of Guangxi.
In the 7,000 square meters exhibition area, there are more than 50,000 cultural relics displaying for visitors. Among them, 400 bronze drums are collected. And there are 50,000 ancient books to shown you the old time of Guangxi.
The Display of Guangxi Historical Relics exhibits heritage from 50,000 years ago, such as the Liujiang Man’s cobra bone, to the Opium War in 1840; while the Display of Guangxi Revolutionary Relics exhibits relics and documents of every revolutionary period in the early 1920s. The Museum also has three displays on special topics, namely, the Display of Guangxi Folklore, the Display of Guangxi Ancient Bronze Drums and the Display of Relics about the Taiping Heavenly Kingdom Uprising (1850-1864).
【Chinese name】: 广西自治区博物馆
【Transport】: Taking bus No.11, 23, 30, 33, 63, 205, 211 to Guangxi Ethic Relics Center, or taking bus No.6, 34, 79, 213 to National Ancient City Crossroad.