Ningxia Museum was an amalgamation of the Ningxia Cultural Museum, Western Xia Dynasty Cultural Museum, Ningxia Revolutionary Museum and Islamic People's Museum. The museum assembles the Chinese character "Hui" and aims to fully display Hui culture.
Chinese Name: 宁夏博物馆
Opening Hours: 9:00-16:50 (Tuesday to Sunday), Closed on Mondays
Admission Ticket: Free
Recommended Travel Time: 2 hours
Location: No.6, East Street, people's Square, Jinfeng District, Yinchuan City, Ningxia Hui Autonomous Region, China(中国宁夏回族自治区银川市金凤区人民广场东街6号)
Ningxia Museum is located in east of people square in Yinchuan City, which is a provincial-level comprehensive museum. Finished building in 1973, Ningxia Museum covers an area of 30,258 suqare meters, four floors in 21.2 meter high. The collections reach 40,000 and first-grade historical relics total 159. From first floor to third floor, people can see about 12 exhibition hall. The museum displays more than 10,000 cultural relics.
Why is Ningxia Museum so special?
Ningxia Museum was an amalgamation of the Ningxia Cultural Museum, Western Xia Dynasty Cultural Museum, Ningxia Revolutionary Museum and Islamic People’s Museum. The museum assembles the Chinese character “Hui” and aims to fully display Hui culture. It consists of eight exhibition halls covering the Hui culture, stone rubbings from the Helan Mountains and Western Xia relics, etc.
Main Attractions of Ningxia Museum
Ningxia Museum comprises of eight display lobbies covering the Hui culture, stone rubbings from the Helan Mountains and Western Xia relics, and so on. The struction of Ningxia Museum is in the minority style.
Hui Minority Exhibition Hall
With collections of Hui minority, let the audiences to see the lifestyle and culture of Hui minority in this largest Hui dwelling area of China. Ningxia Province is a traditional settlement of the Hui people, and Hui people account the majority of the Muslin population in China.
Useful Travel Tips
Ningxia Museum has superb facilities and excellent services, such as magnificent LED screen, the most advanced sound, luminous and electricity system, advanced air purification system and as well as rest rooms and elevators for people with disabilities.
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