Ningxia Museum

Ningxia Museum

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Ningxia Museum is a provincial-level comprehensive museum focus on Hui (Chinese Muslims) Culture and the Western Xia Dynasty (Established by Tangut People), the best place to learn about the already-disappeared Tangut culture and its history.
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Basic Information

  • Opening Hours: 9:00 – 17:00, closed on Monday
  • Visiting Time: 1-2 hours
  • Chinese Name: 宁夏博物馆
  • Address: No.6, East Street of People’s Square, Jinfeng District, Yinchuan City, Ningxia

Overview – Ningxia Museum

Located in the Chengtian Temple, Ningxia Museum is a provincial-level comprehensive museum. The old museum, built in 1973, was closed in 2008, and the new four-storey building opened on August 28 of the same year. The museum is located in the People’s Square of Jinfeng District, Yinchuan City, covering an area of 30,258 square meters. The collections reach 40,000, with 159 first-grade historical relics. The museum assembles the Chinese character “Hui (Chinese Muslims)” and aims to fully display Hui (Chinese Muslims) culture. It consists of eight exhibition halls covering the Hui culture, stone rubbings from the Helan Mountains and Western Xia relics, etc.

It has superb facilities and excellent services, such as a magnificent LED screen, the most advanced sound, luminous and electricity system, advanced air purification system, and rest rooms and elevators for people with disabilities.