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Shenyang Palace Museum celebrates 95th anniversary

Xinhua | Updated: 2021-11-16 16:22
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Shenyang Palace Museum was added to the World Cultural Heritage List in 2004.[Photo/Xinhua]

The Shenyang Palace Museum in Northeast China's Liaoning province celebrated the 95th anniversary of its founding on Tuesday.

The museum, one of the two well-preserved ancient palace complexes in China, currently has over 50 exhibition halls open to the public, said Li Shengneng, person-in-charge of the museum.

Shenyang Palace Museum, where the former imperial complex of three emperors of the Qing Dynasty (1644-1911) was located, was set up in 1926 and opened to the public in 1929. In 2004, it was added to the World Cultural Heritage List.

The museum has witnessed a thriving cultural and creative industry. It is estimated that the total revenue of cultural and creative products sold in the museum surpassed 1.25 million yuan (about $195,750) during the Labor Day holiday in May this year alone.

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