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BEIJING MUSEUMS - MUSEUM IN BEIJING CHINA

Beijing MuseumsBeijing Museums - You will definitely want to visit the Lama Temple, which was built in 1694 for Prince Yin Zhen and was used as an Imperial Palace. It has an abundance of Buddhist art and fantastic interior archways. Your next stop should be to visit the Beijing Planetarium and enjoy and evening of stargazing in the Chinese area, which isn’t always possible except within the planetarium.

For a very interesting visit to an unusual museum you should take the time to visit in the Beijing Big Bell Museum for an afternoon of learning about bells. In its six halls you will see a collection of over 600 bells, some are antiques and some are not. Named for its giant bell inside it is located in a Buddhist temple that was built in 1733.

The Temple of Cloud Dwelling is an ancient temple that has ancient pagodas and stone and paper Buddhists, which are considered the Three Treasures of Buddhism in China. Another fine choice is The Minority Cultural Palace changes exhibits frequently. Phone ahead to see what show is on. Phone: +86 (0)10 6601 6806. They vary from stamps, Buddha computers, art and coins. An interesting few hours spent in this museum.

The Red Gate Gallery is a 15th Century Watchtower that has modern Chinese Art within its fine interior. Exhibits change monthly and it has become known for showcasing new Chinese artists and introducing them to the world. A fine museum filled with wonderful works of art.

There are many more Museums in Beijing and we hope that you can see as many as you can to appreciate the culture of this fine city. Each one of the museums is a work of art in itself with the interiors and archways and the delicate carvings of the Chinese people.

Lama Temple
12 Yong He Gong Avenue
Beijing, 100007 China
Phone: +86 (0)10 6404 4499; +84 (0)10 6404 3769

Beijing Planetarium
138 Xi Zhi Men Wai Road
Xi Cheng District
Beijing, Beijing 100044 China
Phone: +86 (0)10 6835 2453

Beijing Big Bell Museum
A31, North Third Ring Road
Hai Dian District
Beijing, China
Phone: +86 (0)10 6255 0843

Temple of Cloud Dwelling
Shang Fang Zhen,
Fang Shan District
Beijing, Beijing 102407 China
Phone: +86 (0)10 6138 2101

Minority Cultural Palace
49 Fu Xing Men Nei Road
Xi Cheng District
Beijing, Beijing 100031 China
Phone: +86 (0)10 6601 6806

Red Gate Gallery
Dong Bian Men Watchtower, Chong Wen Men East Avenue
Chong Wen District
Beijing, China
Phone: +86 (0)10 6525 1005