Built in 1958, Luoyang Museum is a historical museum located on Nietai Road, Luolong District in Luoyang. With four display halls, and five exhibition rooms, the museum is spread over 5 acres (20,000 square meters) on two floors.
In order to demonstrate the stages of the evolution of the Chinese state, the collections are arranged chronologically according to dynasty beginning with the earliest societies in the first floor, then following by imperial and feudal societies. The museum displays relics from excavations conducted on the outskirts of Luoyang. More than 1,000 exhibits are displayed in the museum.
Luoyang Museum is world-famous for its large quantity of various relics. The museum offers visitors a glimpse of elephant fossils, Neolithic pottery articles, bronze artifacts of the Xia, Shang, and Zhou dynasties, colored pottery-made tomb figures of the Han and Hui dynasties, and tri-colored glazed pottery of the Tang Dynasty.
Among them, the the pottery-made tomb figures and tri-colored glazed pottery of the Tang Dynasty are considered to be extremely rare and precious.
In addition, the museum also collects calligraphy and paintings. If you are interested in Chinese history and archaeology, the Luoyang Museum should be included your China travel itinerary!
Admission Fee: 20RMB per person
Opening Time: 8:30 – 17:30 (in summer), 8:30 – 17:00 (in winter)
How to get to: Take No.101, 102, 103, 40 Bus at Luoyang Railway Station