If you are in Wuhan on any kind of holiday, be it business or leisure, make sure you keep aside time to explore this museum.
Founded in the year 1953, this museum is one of the 8 national museums opened in the country by the government. Right now, this is the only major museum in the province of Wuhan.
The museum has a collection of more than 19,000 relics and ancient artefacts that include porcelain, pottery, bronzeware, jade and lacquer. You will also find the olden day weapons that were used during the many wars in the history of China.
How to get there
Located in the East Lake Road in the city of Wuhan, the Wuhan Hubei Provincial Museum is open all days except on Mondays. The place opens at 9 am and shuts only at 5 pm. After 3:30 pm, they do not charge any entrance fee either. If you are renting out accommodation in Wuhan the likes of Citadines Zhuankou Wuhan, you will be able to get yourself to the museum with one of the many public transportations provided.
When you are inside the museum and galleries within it, maintain silence and do not run about. Also, it is respectful to turn your mobile phones off or put them on silent at least. Food and drinks cannot be taken into the museum, and if you have any in your handbag, hand it at the entrance or eat it before you enter the place. You can take pictures in most parts of the museum, but if a sign says otherwise, follow it.
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