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Revolution Military Museum of China

tank in the China People's Revolution Military MuseumThe Revolution Military Museum of China locates on the north side of the central section of Fuxing Road directly south of the Yuyuantan Park. The museum is composed of two four-story wings and a main building of seven stories topped with the gilded emblem of the Chinese People's Liberation Army.

Revolution Military Museum of China

Totally Revolution Military Museum of China occupies an area of 60,000 square meters. Passing through the lobby, one will come to the central exhibition hall, which contains over 500-odd photographs and more than 1,000 mementos of the Chinese revolution led by Mao Zedong over the course of half a century.

On the eastern side of the main building of Revolution Military Museum of China, the three floors are occupied by specialized halls, the titles of which are in the calligraphy of Chen Yi who penned them at the request of Zhou Enlai. The first floor is about the Second Revolutionary Civil War (1927-1937), the second floor about the War of Resistance Against Japan (1937-1945) and the third floor on the Third Revolutionary Civil War (1945-the guided missile in China People's Revolution Military Museum1949). The exhibits in these halls depict the 28 years from the founding of the Chinese Communist Party in 1921 to the establishment of the People's Republic of China in 1949. They treat the organization of the Party and the army, the establishment of rural revolutionary bases and the seizure of state power by the armed forces.

China Revolution Military Museum

Included in the more than 5,000 exhibits in Revolution Military Museum of China are an oil lamp used by Mao Zedong during the Jinggang Mountain struggle, and photographs showing Mao writing his essay "On Protracted War" and delivering his famous speech at the celebration of the founding of New China. Also on display are photographs of Zhou Enlai, Zhu De and other veterans of the revolution along with a collection of their personal effects. Sections devoted to the People's Liberation Army and the masses show the importance of their participation in the revolutionary wars.

There is also a special section in Revolution Military Museum of China devoted to noted revolutionary martyrs such as Norman Bethune and D. S. Kotnis. In the western wing, the first floor exhibition hall contains a general exhibition while the second and third floors house a display entitled "The Protection of Socialist Revolution and Construction." The outdoor plazas on either side of the central hall exhibit representative weapons used by the People's Liberation Army and the weapons captured from the enemy during various periods of the revolutionary war.

 

Revolution Military Museum of China Tour

As very near to Yuyuantan Park, travelers have Revolution Military Museum of China Tour could also pay a visit to Yuyuantan Park to feel the breath of nature after learn more about the history of Chinese People's Liberation Army.