Hangzhou Museum

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Hangzhou Museum
Location18 Liangdaoshan, Shangcheng district, Hangzhou

Hangzhou Museum, formerly "Hangzhou History Museum", is a national first-grade museum in Hangzhou, Zhejiang, China[1].


Hangzhou History Museum was established in 2001. It was reconstructed and reopened as Hangzhou Museum on June 9, 2012. Later Hangzhou Museum became a national second-grade museum[2]. On 18 May 2019, it was promoted to a national first-grade museum[1].


The museum primarily showcases the history of Hangzhou. Its permanent collection includes relics from many eras, including works considered to be national treasures. There is a hall dedicated to stamps, and another displaying works of calligraphers and painters from the region as well.[3] The museum has incorporated many elements of modern technology. It also hosts temporary exhibits.[3]

There are hundreds of models of food, including pastries made during the Song Dynasty, 800 years ago[4].

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  1. ^ a b 关于发布第三批国家一级博物馆名单的通知_中国博物馆协会. 中国博物馆协会 (in Chinese). January 20, 2017. Retrieved June 6, 2019.
  2. ^ 国家文物局. web.archive.org (in Chinese). September 24, 2015. Archived from the original on September 24, 2015. Retrieved June 6, 2019. Cite uses deprecated parameter |dead-url= (help)
  3. ^ a b "Hangzhou History Museum". Zhejiang Government. 2012-05-27. Retrieved 2019-06-05.
  4. ^ Dunlop, Fuchsia (January 31, 2014). "China discovers the food museum". BBC News. Retrieved June 6, 2019.

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