Luoyang Museum

Luoyang Museum, Luoyang Attractions, Luoyang Travel GuideLuoyang Museum is in the center and busiest section of China's ancient capital of Luoyang City. It is located at the north side of Mid Zhongzhou Road, built in 1985. The whole area covers more than 200,000 square meters. The main building is imposing, dignified, and seems like one imitating an ancient era.

It is the only integrated historic museum in Luoyang City. It has an impressive collection of nearly four hundred thousand (400,000) pieces of local, historic, rare and cultural relics from the past dynasties. Besides being numerous and in various kinds, they are of high quality collection. Among them are the bronze wares, the pottery-made tomb figures, and the Tang Three Color, considered to be special and famous worldwide.

To illustrate the profound culture of the ancient capital City of Luoyang, the Museum insists on holding various forms of cultural relic shows, many of which are the essence of the state treasure house of cultural relics, from over 500,000 years ago to the Sui Dynasty (581-618 AD) and Tang Dynasty (618-907 AD). With its rich contents to offer, fine collection of cultural relics, excellent service consciousness, and unique charm, the Museum is attracting numerous tourists both from home and abroad. Every year, it receives ten thousand people from all fields and has become the principal showpiece for propagating the ancient capital's culture and carrying through patriotism education.

Luoyang is considered the hinterland bearing the Chinese cultural treasures. The elegant decoration of brand inlaid with green pine stones made during the Xia Dynasty started the period of Chinese bronze ware making with its inlaid things; the mysterious and dignified bronze wares made during the Shang and Zhou Dynasties are nonesuch in Chinese bronze wares of the same period; and the magnificent inlaid gold and silver is further manifestation of mature symbol of Chinese bronze wares founding technology. There are rarities worth mentioning also such as the bold and exaggerated frescos made during the Han Dynasty, and the vivid Tang Three Color. With the cultural relics of the past dynasties found in Luoyang, we seem to touch the very pulse of the wonderful era of Chinese history.

Today, Luoyang Museum, with its brand new appearance, welcomes guests from all over the world.