Changsha Museum, Hu Yaobang Memorial Hall Approved as National First-grade Museums
The Chinese Museums Association (CMA) released the grading and assessment results of the 4th batch of museums across the country on December 21. Among them, Hunan’s Changsha Museum and Hu Yaobang Memorial Hall were approved as national first-grade museums.
CMA assessed and graded museums from July to December this year. It organized work on materials submission, written materials review, on-site assessment, data comparison, and comprehensive assessment. The results were released after being filed with the National Cultural Heritage Administration (NCHA). A total of 800 museums participated, of which 74 museums were rated as national first-grade museums; 221, national second-grade museums; and, 225, national third-grade museums. The overall pass rate was 65%.
Apart from the two new national first-grade museums, Hunan has also added 9 national second-grade museums and 9 national third-grade museums.
The 9 national second-grade museums are:
Hunan Exhibition Hall of Party History;
Longping Rice Museum;
Autumn Harvest Uprising Memorial Hall;
Hunan Geological Museum;
Liling Museum (or Memorial Hall of Mao Zedong’s Investigation into the Peasant Movement in Hunan);
Changde Ding Ling Memorial;
Tongdao Red Army Long March Transfer Memorial Hall, Tongdao Dong Autonomous County; and,
Xiangxi Tujia and Miao Autonomous Prefecture Museum.
The 9 national third-grade museums are:
Lixian Chengtou Mountain Cultural Relics Museum;
Dongfanghong Museum, Changde City;
Anhua Black Tea Museum (or, Anhua County Museum);
Wuling Farming Civilization Museum, Zixing City;
Laosicheng Museum, Yongshun County; and,
Shanjiang Miao Museum, Fenghuang County.
Translator: Kuang Zhenzhen
Chinese source: hunan.gov.cn