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5 fascinating museums in Shenzhen – A walk through the forgotten chapters of history!

Whether you are a history buff or someone who is intrigued by fascinating attractions, a museum is indeed an ideal place to feed your curiosity. If you are in Shenzhen and are looking for such establishments to explore, here are 5 museums that you should consider visiting.


Shenzhen Museum

For those who wish to get a glimpse of the comprehensive history of this ancient land, the Shenzhen museum offers an insightful exploration experience that would enlighten you on the evolution of this region. The museum features treasures from the Neolithic era, the times of modernization of china to the present day – painting a vibrant picture of how the city came to be what it is today. It has over 20 000 exhibits and relics belonging to different timelines and each of them are showcased in dedicated sections that are meticulously catalogued and indexed. Audio guides are also available in Mandarin, English, Japanese, Korean and even French.


Shenzhen Art museum

Being an establishment that specifically caters to those who love art, this museum boasts unique specimens and artworks that are crafted during the 20th century. Located amidst a scenic region the museum features various forms of contemporary art that were created by local artists. The institution was founded in 1976 and since then the collection is gradually growing with newer additions of artworks. The museum is also located in proximity to Shenzhen serviced apartment establishments the likes of Ascott Raffles City Shenzhen for you could reach here by a taxi from the city.


Shenzhen Paleontology Musuem

If you wish to explore even beyond the human history of Shenzhen, the Paleontology Museum here would take you to the prehistoric era where magnificent reptilian creatures ruled the planet. Here in this museum tourists could see and marvel at actual remains of dinosaurs as fossils and even catch glimpses of fossilised remains of ancient plants. Pterodactyls, varieties of micro raptors, brontosauruses, Alectrosaurus are some of the dinosaur varieties you could see here. The site comes in as an ideal attraction to take your children for they would be fascinated to learn about these creatures and the geological history of the earth.


Shenzhen Piano Musem

Being an unusual type of establishment, the Shenzhen Piano Musem is solely dedicated to – you guessed it right – pianos! This peculiar and unique museum features a myriad of pianos produced all around the globe between the 18th and the 20th century! If you are someone who loves music and are fascinated by pianos, this museum should not be missed!


Contemporary ceramics gallery

If you are familiar with Chinese culture, you would know that the people of this amazing nation are quite fond of ceramics. The Contemporary ceramics gallery is the right place to be if you wish to explore and know about the locals' fascination with ceramics. Here you could see brilliant specimens of ceramic that boasts an exquisite artistic allure. Apart from learning about ceramics and observing the amazing works of art, one could also procure ceramics at lucrative rates.