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National Art Museum Of China

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All reviews chinese paintings free admission great collection id card interesting exhibits english explanations silk road a great place to spend forbidden city culture bookstore calligraphy objects china century
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Free entry Foreigners as usual please show passport 5 level altogether Level 3/4 kids can have their drawing corner Level 1 show a lot of china 少数民族)portrait and drawing There is also renowned artist Flashlight cam prohibited 大开眼界

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Aston E
Reviewed 1 week ago

More like an art gallery, this place is still worth a stop if you are in Beijing. Entrance is free (just show passport or ID) and you will be able to enjoy different kind of arts in a cosy place.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Sebastien_Duke
Reviewed 19 July 2018 via mobile

Should you go? Yes ... But.. It's a bit of a monomer, it's not a museum, if you expect the best in Chinese art from the last thousand years you'll be disappointed. It's an exhibition space, yesterday we saw a 21st century oil painting exhibition,...More

Date of experience: July 2018
3  Thank 719rayh
Reviewed 28 April 2018 via mobile

Free of charge! Inside the art museum is nice but not various collections. However, the garden area and cafe are worth to visit. After enjoy art work, spend your afternoon by sip tea in the garden, such a pleasure.

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank Ltp_BKK
Reviewed 18 April 2018 via mobile

We visited the national art museum as it was in our way and it was quite interesting,not realy big pleasant to walk around but unfortunately with noenglish audio guides. If you have time pay a visit ..

Date of experience: April 2018
2  Thank mariala20
Reviewed 2 March 2018 via mobile

Xu beihong dominated most of the museum when we went and then several rooms were based solely on variation on a theme. While it was decent for an art museum I do expect more from the national one.

Date of experience: March 2018
1  Thank Poe W
Reviewed 18 January 2018 via mobile

Free entrance just show your passport. Monopads or selfie sticks were not allowed inside. The museum has 7 floors. The art works were all good. I would have appreciated it better if there were english translations beside each art work.

Date of experience: January 2018
1  Thank travelafeme
Reviewed 15 January 2018 via mobile

The museum has three levels and two are entirely dedicated to calligraphy, so the museum is an excellent place to visit if you’re keen on calligraphy. It houses a mixture or contemporary and modern calligraphy as well a good collection of Chinese paintings. Try to...More

Date of experience: January 2018
1  Thank Wiccaoflight
Reviewed 31 October 2017

We travelled to the museum by subway and spent over 2 hours looking round the multi-storey Chinese collection, which was free, so a very cheap morning's sightseeing. The theme was "the silk road" so there were hundreds of different impressions from Chinese artists and those...More

Date of experience: October 2017
2  Thank Maria1481943
Reviewed 26 October 2017 via mobile

We spent an hour admiring the gorgeous stone sculptures with a Zen theme and another temporary exhibit. The artist Liu Jude happened to be visiting his exhibit and kindly approached us for a chat and photographs. This very special encounter would not have happened in...More

Date of experience: October 2017
1  Thank 16TheGrove
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