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Ancient Peru Civilization Exhibition at Hunan Museum (Sept. 26-Jan. 5)

Updated: 2020-09-23

A Paracas textile is displayed. (Photo/Yuan Silei) 

The “Ancient Peru Civilization Exhibition – Explore the Origins of the Inca Empire” is entering the countdown as an unpacking ceremony was held at the Hunan Museum on September 22. The exhibition will open to the public on September 26. 

The Gold Mask, a part of the gold headdress unearthed from the Sican Elite of Huaca Loro (Photo/Liu Hanlu)

The exhibition will open until January 5, 2021. A total of 157 treasured cultural relics will be displayed. 

The Hunan Museum will open to the public during the upcoming National Day holiday (Oct. 1-8). The routine closing day (October 1, Monday) will be postponed to Friday, October 9. 

Exhibition Tips

Ticket price: 50 yuan/adult 

Preferential price: students of, or under, full-time undergraduate programs; the elders between 60 and 65; and, people on subsistence allowances, can enjoy preferential price of 25 yuan/person with their valid documents.    

Free admission: children under 14; the elders above 65; the disabled, military personnel in active service, and retired officials with valid documents.   

Visitors may book tickets via the website (www.hnmuseum.com), App, or WeChat account of the Hunan Museum.

0731—84415833/84475933

Duration: Sept. 26, 2020 to January 5, 2021

Opening hours: From Tuesday to Sunday, 9:00 – 17:00 (last entry at 16:00)

The museum is closed on Mondays (except statutory holidays).

Exhibition Hall: No.1 exhibition hall, 1st floor, Hunan Museum 

Hotline: 0731—84415833/84475933

Getting Here

1.Location of the Hunan Museum:

No. 50, Dongfeng Road, Kaifu District, Changsha City, Hunan, China

2.Buses:No. 131, No.112, No.146, No.150, No.358, No.113, No.901, No.136, or No.203

3.Metro:

Metro Line 1: get off at Peiyuanqiao Station Exit No. 2, and then take the buses No.112 or No. 222, or No. 901 to reach the museum. 

Metro Line 2: get off at Yingbin Road Station Exit No. 5, and then take buses No. 131, or No. 113, or No. 146 to reach the museum. 

4.From the Airport:

Option A: Take the airport shuttle bus at Changsha Huanghua International Airport to the Civil Aviation Hotel and then transfer the Bus No. 136 to the Hunan Museum. Walk to the north for about 300 meters, and then you can arrive at the gate of the museum. 

Option B: take the maglev train from Changsha Huanghua International Airport and arrive at Changsha South Railway Station. Then transfer Metro Line Two and get off at Yingbin Road Station. Take buses No. 131 or No. 113 to get off at the Hunan Museum bus stop. Walk to the north for about 300 meters, and then you can arrive at the gate of the museum.

Translator: Pang Yuehui

Chinese source: hunan.gov.cn