Kaifeng Museum, nestled on the southern bank of breathtaking Baogong Lake, is a renowned culture treasure-house and tourist resort in China. The museum was completed in March 1962 and was expanded in 1986. Kaifeng Museum covers 16000-plus square meters in area, 4/5 of which are occupied by architectures. The main building of the museum covers 7000-plus square meters, yellow glazed tile-roofed and single wave built. Kaifeng Museum hosts 13 exhibition halls, where 50000-plus cultural relics and 50000-plus academic books are collected, which is one of the largest city museums in Henan province.
During the passing years, tens of thousands of culture relics are preserved in the museum, ranging from ceramics, porcelain, bronze wares, paintings, sculptures, to stone-carvings, money, jade ware, costume and so on. Kaifeng Museum held tens of influential exhibitions, Song dynasty history exhibition, culture relic exhibition and Buddha statue art exhibitions for instance, which is a vivid showcase of culture features of Kaifeng in Song dynasty.
On the first floor of the hall hosts four featured exhibitions. The Song dynasty history exhibition, one of the oldest dynastic historical exhibitions in China, vividly reappear the social profiles in Song Dynasty. The stone carving exhibition showcases 180-plus carvings essence in different dynasties, such as stone-carved statues, stone inscription and the like. The Kaifeng Revolutionary exhibition reflects the great achievement of Kaifeng in modern revolutions. The Jewish history and culture exhibition shows the history of Jewish in Kaifeng, which is the only source for searching Jewish history in ancient times.
Address: 12 Baogonghu Middle Road, Kaifeng
How to get to: Take Kaifeng Bus 1, 4, 7, 9, or 12 to go there
Open Time: Tuesday – Sunday: 9am–12pm, summer: 2:30–5:30pm; winter: 2–5pm