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Newly-built Hunan Museum Opens

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After arduous efforts for five years, the newly-built Hunan Museum was finally open to the public at 1:00 PM, November 29, 2017. The museum will be in trial operation during the first three months after its opening. The exhibition area has been expanded from 6,000 sqm to 27,000-odd sqm. It is functioned as exhibition areas for two permanent exhibitions, three themed exhibitions, and two special exhibitions; as areas for cultural relics protection, including storeroom and laboratory; and as place like cultural creative center, service center, and dining room.


Opening Hours:
From Tuesday to Sunday, 9:00—17:00 (last entry at 16:00)
Closed on Mondays (except statutory holidays) and on Chinese New Year's Eve.
The museum is free to the public.
Kids under the age of 12 need be accompanied by their parents or join the school group.

The following two permanent exhibitions are free of charge:


The Mawangdui Han Dynasty Tombs in Changsha


Hunanese-Exhibition of Hunan History and Culture


Visitors with the second-generation ID cards are allowed to enter the museum directly after security check. Visitors with other valid certificates are requested to take tickets from the Service Center before security check. During the trial operation, the maximum number of visitors per day is 15,000.

Address: No. 50 Dongfeng Road, Changsha, Hunan, China

How to get there

By bus: take bus No. 131, 112, 146, 150, 358, 113, 901, 136, or 203

By subway:
Take Line 1 and get off at Pei Yuanqiao Station. Go to exit No. 2 and take bus No. 112, 222, or 901
Take Line 2 and get off at Yingbin Road Station. Go to exit No. 5 and take bus No. 131, 113, or 146

By airplane:
Take airport shuttle bus departing from Changsha Huanghua Airport to the Civil Aviation Hotel, and take bus No. 136


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