Xiamen Museum (Xiamen Bowuguan) [厦门博物馆]

  • Address:43 Guxin Lu, Gulangyu Island, Xiamen
  • Getting there: T2, 3, 4, 10, 11, 12, 25
  • Contact: 0592-2060364  
  • Opening hours: 08:40 - 17:00
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This three-floor museum displays the history and artifacts of Xiamen and its ancient people including excavated farming and fishing tools, displays explaining local festivals and customs and the religious beliefs of the inhabitants. Exhibits of local art such as porcelain, wooden carvings, calligraphic scrolls and various paintings can be found on the second and third floors. In the Mintai Folk Gallery, the history of the region is explored from the Ming Dynasty onwards, and there is also a display charting the period from the Japanese invasion of China to the birth of the PRC during the 20th Century.

Bus routes: T2, 3, 4, 10, 11, 12, 25 (get off at Ferry port, then transfer to a ferry to the Gulangyu Island).

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