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China Great Wall Museum

Travel to Beijing should not complete without a visit to Great Wall. As one of the famous sections of the Chinese Wall, Badaling Great Wall offer the easiest way for travelers with its location, closest from the downtown Beijing. A visit to Badaling Great Wall, visitors also could have a short sightseeing to China Great Wall Museum nearby.

Overview about China Great Wall Museum
Located close from Badaling Great Wall, China Great Wall Museum or also called Changcheng Bowuguan is a special museum which reflects the history and current situation of Great Wall. The shape of the building is very attractive, with its Great Wall appearance. Visitors can see the imitating designs such as beacon towers, passes and watch towers which will found everywhere inside.

Opened formally on Sep.6 1994, China Great Wall Museum covers an area of 3,200 square meters with a total of 9 exhibition halls. The basic displays are mainly composed of seven parts divided by different characters including "Great Wall of All Dynasties", "Great Wall of Ming Dynasty", "The Defensive Function of the Great Wall and its System", "Wars", "Economic and Cultural Exchanges between People on Both Sides of the Great Wall" and "Culture and Art".

China Great Wall Museum exhibits artifacts unearthed near different sections of the Great Wall, historical documents about its construction and maintenance, as well as old and new artworks inspired by the Great Wall. The exhibition halls were arranged to echo the different functions of the structure, such as defense, signaling, and transportation. Visitors can have a full understanding of the Great Wall after hike the Great Wall itself. Apart from all of that, China Great Wall Museum also provides modern facilities such as the use of sound, light and electricity. It aim to add visitor interests to the exhibition as well as for making travelers from home and abroad understand about Great Wall from different perspectives.

How to Get China Great Wall Museum
By Bus: Bus 919 to the bus stop of Badaling
By Car: Badaling Exit, Badaling Expressway

Address: Badaling Scenic Spot, Yanqing County, Beijing
Opening Hours: Summer 8:45am-17:00pm; Winter 8:45am-16:30pm. The museum is closed on Monday.
Entrance ticket: Entrance ticket of the museum is included in the entrance ticket of Badaling.
Nearby Restaurants: Badaling Restaurant, Jinyuanlong Restaurant
Nearby Attractions: Badaling Great Wall, Badaling Ski Resort, Badaling Wild Animal Zoo
Tel: 8610-69121890

China Great Wall Museum Tour
China Great Wall Museum Tour is a part of Badaling Great Wall tour. During China Great Wall Museum Tour, tourists will get a deep understanding about the history and the function of the world wonder.