Nanjing Municipal Museum

The Chaotian Palace, is located in Nanjing, China. It was built as an imperial palace in the Ming Dynasty, and today it is the Nanjing Municipal Museum. The palace covers an area of more than 70,000 square meters. The total building complex consists of three lines, with the central complex being the Wen Temple, which was built with precious materials, and the its yellow glazed tile was from Jingdezhen, Jiangxi province. Inside the palace, there are more than 100,000 cultural relics in collection.

The Oriental Metropolitan Museum

Interested in the history of the Six Dynasties in ancient China? Come and visit the Oriental Metropolitan Museum in Nanjing! The museum is part of the ruins of the original Jiankang city (present-day Nanjing) of the Six Dynasties. Here you will be amazed at a rich variety of cultural exhibits dating back to thousands years ago. Feast your eyes on unearthed cultural relics ranging from celadon ware to terracotta figurines, ancient gravestone with an epitaph, historic building components, stone carvings and calligraphy and paintings works.

Tangshan-Fangshan National Geopark Museum

The Tangshan-Fangshan National Geopark Museum is located within a sprawling geopark lying at the northern foot of the Mount Tangshan, Jiangning District, Nanjing. Next to it is the world’s most fascinating archaeological site known for the 1993 discovery of Homo erectus nankinensis fossils – the Nanjing Man. Visitors look for not just stunning geological landscape here, but also an exciting adventure to the history of human evolution. Don't miss it if you are a big fan of geology and anthropology! 

Museums of Nanjing University

Nanjing University, one of China’s key comprehensive universities under the direct supervision of the Ministry of Education, dates from 1902 when it was known as Sanjiang Normal School. During the following decades, it evolved as Liangjiang Normal School, Nanjing Higher Normal School, National Southeast University, the Fourth Zhongshan University, and National Central University. On August 8, 1949, National Central University was renamed National Nanjing University.


Fu Baoshi Memorial

As one of China’s great artists, Fu Baoshi created the bulk of his best work upon moving to Nanjing in 1963. His former residence where he also taught many talented artists is now a memorial that is architecturally reminiscent of the Republican era (1912-1949) when Nanjing was last capital of China, a period at present enjoying a resurgence in popularity.