Liaoning Provincial Museum

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Liaoning Provincial Museum
辽宁省博物馆
辽宁省博物馆新馆.jpg
Established1949
Location363 Shifu Rd, Shenghe District, Shenyang
辽宁省沈阳市沈河区市府大路363号
(Main entrance on Huigong St)
TypeHistory and Art museum
Websitewww.lnmuseum.com.cn

The Liaoning Provincial Museum (Chinesetrad. 遼寧博物館, simp. 辽宁博物馆, Liáoníngshěng Bówùguǎn) is a prominent museum of history and fine arts located in Shenyang, the capital of China's Liaoning province.

History[edit]

The institution was founded as the Northeast Museum by the Northeast People's Government and opened on July 7, 1949. It was renamed the "Liaoning Provincial Museum" in 1959. In July 2003, it moved to a new, specially-designed building on the east side of Government Square (市府广场) in Shenyang.

Collections[edit]

The permanent collections include:

Visit[edit]

The museum is open from 9 AM to 5 PM, except on Mondays. The museum is closed to the public on Mondays and during the public holiday for Chinese New Year. Entry is free.[citation needed]

References[edit]

Coordinates: 41°48′03″N 123°25′49″E / 41.80083°N 123.43028°E / 41.80083; 123.43028