Shanxi museum

Local name山西省博物院
LocationTaiyuan, China

The Shanxi Museum is the largest museum and cultural building in the province of Shanxi, China. The museum, located in Shanxi's provincial capital Taiyuan, is home to about 400,000 cultural relics and 110,000 old books. Since March 2008, admission is free with a valid ID.

The museum started off as the Education Library and Museum of Shanxi, which opened in October 9, 1919 as one of the earliest museums in China. Shortly after the Second Sino-Japanese War the institution's collections were heavily damaged and partially moved to Japan.

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More information and contact


Official website

Address 030024滨河西路北段13号

Coordinates 37°51'53.419" N 112°31'28.988" E

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