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Exhibition of Cultural Relics from Song Dynasty at Hunan Museum (Oct. 15-Jan. 15)

Updated: 2020-10-16

The photo, taken on October 15, shows visitors view exhibits during a special exhibition of cultural relics from the Song Dynasty (960-1279) at the Hunan Museum. (Photo/Tian Chao, Long Wenyang, Hunan Daily)

The exhibition kicked off on that day, and will last for three months. It was co-sponsored by the Hunan Museum, and 13 domestic cultural institutions and museums including the Sichuan Museum and Henan Provincial Institute of Cultural Relics and Archaeology. More than 80 sets of cultural relics such as Guqin (Chinese zither), ceramics, calligraphy, paintings, and bronze ware are on display, showing the tranquil and elegant life style of literati in the Song Dynasty. Displayed in various scenes on the cultural relics, the exhibition is expected to give visitors an immersive experience. 

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.

Duration: Oct. 15, 2020 to Jan. 15, 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.2 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: Kuang Zhenzhen

Chinese source: hunantoday.cn