Located on Fuxingmenwai Dajie,Beijing's new Capital Museum , is a five-storey
building allowing for a maximum of 13 concurrent exhibitions, which can be
viewed in about 5 hours at the price of 30 yuan per visitor.
It tellss the story of
ancient Beijing, which has served as a capital city for more than 850 years and
the Chinese capital, more or less, since the mid-17th century. It is expected to
receive as many as 2,000 visitors per day.The Capital Museum is second only to
China National Museum in terms of size.It will provide an English language city
museum map and currently gives English-language museum brochures. Some
information will be provided in Japanese. It also has other useful services such
as a free cloak desk and a well-stocked museum shop.
Jingdezhen Ceramics Exhibition
The original museum was situated in the Confucius Temple on Guozijian
Street.it was founded as early as 1981. but it was not convenient due to its
location within the ancient temple. Actually it functioned primarily as a
warehouse of relics. It was temporarily closed last year when its collection was
moved to the new 60,000-square-metre building, located near the Muxidi subway
station exit on Line 1, which runs under Chang'an Avenue.
Time: 9:00 to 17:00 Tuesdays through Sundays (sales stop at
Ticket Prices: Full Price: RMB 30; Half Price: