If you are on your way or contemplating a trip to China, a place that definitely makes your list is the Tianjin Museum. The museum is among the most state-of-the-art buildings ever built in Tianjin and it serves as the current largest museum in the city. Situated in the heart of Tianjin city, alongside Yinhe Plaza in the Hexi District, the museum overlooks a beautiful lake known as “the Swan Lake” which is another premier attraction here.
Visitors to the colossal museum that sprawls across 50, 000 square feet will be able to explore the many collections of cultural and historical pieces important to Tianjin. The museum is built in the shape of a giant swan with its wings spread out almost as if it were to take flight (it’s best visible when the lights illuminate the building at night). The building, which was established in 2006, has grown to be among the city’s foremost attractions that attract thousands of travellers annually.
The all-new Tianjin Museum boasts a total of more than 150, 000 exhibits, showcased in different sections of the museum. The palatial structure houses three floors, together with a ground floor that facilitates a coffee shop, a reading room and storage facilities. The second floor houses some of Tianjin’s foremost treasures that include collections such as calligraphy, classical paintings, ink stones and ceramics. The third and top floor boasts a collection of Tianjin’s history over the many centuries and it also contains a section dedicated to the city’s development and planning.
A collection to seek at the museum is the “Exhibition of Treasures of the Tianjin Museum” – at this special exhibition, visitors can see a number of different relics that are considered highly significant to the country. With over a 106 pieces, some noteworthy relics are the bronze warring states, the Ming Dynasty scroll painting, the lidded wucai jar, the Duan Stone and the Jiaolin Zhuojiu Tu painting. You can also find a range of Chinese fine art, historical documents, coins and inscriptions from the Shang Dynasty at this iconic building.
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