The Guizhou Provincial Museum

Culture

The Guizhou Provincial Museum

by Live in Guizhou


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The Guizhou Provincial Museum is opposite the International Conference Center of Guiyang City. And it is a provincial-level comprehensive museum that features various aspects of the province’s minorities. The main exhibition hall, covering an area of 7,800 square meters, presents over 200,000 precious fossils, pictures, weapons, handiworks, videos, and models.

Prehistoric relics of Guizhou Provincial Museum include fossils of human teeth and skulls during the Paleolithic Period. Various kinds of typical stone implements and bone tools are also presented there. What’s more, specimens of prehistoric animals are another highlight of this museum.

Historical relics of almost all dynasties of ancient China are displayed in the Guizhou Provincial Museum, including weapons and sacrificial vessels of Yelang State of the Warring States Period, bronze chariots of the Han Dynasty, the clay pot carved with long inscriptions made in the Southern and Northern Dynasties, and golden crown of the Ming Dynasty.

The most typical and essential exhibition of the Guizhou Provincial Museum is the ethnic relics. Since various kinds of ethnic groups are distributed in Guizhou Province, ethnic culture has become the essence of this land.