Guangdong Museum

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Guangdong Museum

The Guangdong Museum (Chinese: 广东博物馆新馆; Mandarin Pinyin: Guǎngdōng bówùguǎn xīn guǎn; Jyutping: gwong2 dung1 bok3 mat6 gun2 san1 gun2) is a public museum in Guangzhou, Guangdong, China.[1] It is located in Zhujiang New Town of Guangzhou. [2] The building designed by Rocco Design Architects Limited had been recognised with the 2013 International Architecture Award.[3]

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Guangdong museum is situated by the northern banks of the Pearl River in the centre of Tianhe District, the Central Business District of Guangzhou.[4][5][6]

History[edit]

The museum has recently completed construction in 2010. The museum opened on May 18, 2010 to the public.[1]

Developed by Arup, the Guangdong Museum covers a total floor area of 66,980 square metres.[5] The five storey building consist of four large exhibition halls with a collection of over 130,000 exhibits.[5]

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Coordinates: 23°7′2″N 113°19′17″E / 23.11722°N 113.32139°E / 23.11722; 113.32139