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Beijing Sights

Capital Museum (Shǒdû bówùguǎn)

  • 16 Fuxingmenwai Dajie
  • Xicheng District

Updated 08/29/2014

Fodor's Review

Moved to an architecturally striking new home west of Tiananmen Square in 2005, this is one of China's finest cultural museums. Artifacts are housed in a multistoried bronze cylinder that dominates the building's facade, while paintings, calligraphy, and photographs of historic Beijing fill the remaining exhibition halls. The museum gets extra points for clear English descriptions and modern, informative displays. Entry is free, but tickets must be booked (via the website)

in advance.

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Sight Information


16 Fuxingmenwai Dajie, Beijing, 100045, China



Sight Details:

  • Free
  • Tues.–Sun. 9–4

Updated 08/29/2014


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