Beijing Art Museum

Local name北京艺术博物馆
LocationBeijing, China

The Wanshou Temple is a temple located at the Suzhoujie in Haidian District, Beijing. In addition to being a Buddhist temple, the Wanshou Temple also houses the Beijing Art Museum.

It was built in 1577 during the Wanli era of the Ming dynasty to store Chinese Buddhist scriptures; it also later became a permanent celebration place for the imperial families of the Ming and Qing dynasties.The Wanshou Temple was known as one of Beijing's most important temples, and it was declared as one of Beijing's "Key Cultural Heritage of Preservation" in August 1979. The Beijing Art Museum housed in the Wanshou Temple has also collected and preserved precious historical relics such as bronze and jade articles of Shang and Zhou dynasties, and ancient art treasures such as porcelains, earthenwares, enamels, carved lacquer ware, ivory carving, wood carving, and many relics from past dynasties; it has a permanent collection of 70,000 items.Among the most important items displayed in the museum includes…

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More information and contact


Official Website

Phone +86 10 68456997

Address 110号 Wanshousi Rd, Haidian, Beijing, China, 100081

Coordinates 39°56'44.249" N 116°18'20.017" E

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