Museum

From some point of view, to know a place of the past and the present is from beginning to know the museum

The Memorial Museum of Generalissimo Sun Yat-sen’s Mansion

The museum is based on the site of Generalissimo Sun Yat-sen’s former mansion, a nationally protected cultural heritage site. It was originally the Guangzhou Cement Factory (set up in 1907) and later named the Generalissimo’s Mansion when Dr. Sun Yat-sen established governments in 1917 and 1923, respectively. With a total area of 8,020 square meters, the museum is comprised of …

Read More »

Guangzhou Museum

Guangzhou Museum located in Yuexiu Park, the Guangzhou Museum is located in an ancient watch-out tower called Zhenhai Lou (镇海楼, Tower controlling the sea) or Wuceng Lou (五层楼, Five-storied tower). Built in 1380, this magnificent red building was once the highest point of the ancient city of Canton. In 1929, it was turned into a museum which portrays the history …

Read More »

Western Han Nanyue Royal Tomb Museum

Nanyue Royal Tomb Museum Located on Jiefang Bei Road, Guangzhou, the Western Han Dynasty Nanyue King Mausoleum Museum is the oldest and largest Han tomb with the most funerary objects in Lingnan (South of the Nanling Mountain) Area. As one of the 80 famous museums in the world, the museum covers 14,000 square meters (150, 699.6 square feet) with 10 …

Read More »

Guangzhou Art Museum

Guangzhou art museum located at the foot of Baiyun Mountain, alongside Lu Hu Lake, Guangzhou Museum of Art is the grandfather of artistic collections in Guangzhou, established 40 years ago. It has specific halls for the works of southern Chinese master artists such as Guan Shaoyue, Zhao Shao’ang and Li Xiongcai as well as classical painters from outside Guangdong such …

Read More »

Guangdong Museum of Art

Guangdong Museum of Art is a museum of plastic arts planned and constructed with the standard of modern multi-functional museum. As a permanent State culture institutional organization, it is n0n-profit-making, aims to serve the society and its development and opens to the public. With a area of 20,000 square meters, the Guangdong Museum of Art consists of twelve indoor exhibition …

Read More »

Peasant Movement Institute

Peasant Movement Institute is the original site of Communist training center founded by Mao Tse-tong in the 1920s. Now it is a museum covering the recent China revolutionary history. The Guangzhou Peasant Movement Institute was set up in a 14th century Confucian temple and now the site on Zhongshan Road commemorates Guangzhou’s revolutionary past. The national revolutionary movement experienced a vigorous …

Read More »

Guangzhou Uprising Museum

The Guangzhou Uprising Museum on Qiyi Lu near the Beijing Lu shopping street explains the events of 1927 in further detail. The Victorian manse was a police station and the communist headquarters during the uprising. All the exhibits and captions are in English as well as Chinese. The museum sits on the site of the former Guangzhou Commune, occupying an …

Read More »

Huangpu Military Academy

Huangpu Military Academy was the first military academy established at the Changzhou Island in Huangpu District, the east suburb of Guangzhou, with the aim of training military officials during the period of first cooperation between the Kuomintang and the Communist Party. The military training camp for teenagers has been set up for military training. It has a rich collection of …

Read More »