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Guanfu Classical Art Museum (Guanfu Tang Yishu Bowuguan)

53 Liulichang Xi Jie, Xicheng District, Beijing, China
+86 10 6317 5059
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Best private museum with many hidden treasures

Guanfu Museum is the most famous private museum in China owned by a famous antique collector, Mr.Ma... read more

Reviewed 20 December 2017
sissiwusi
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Beijing, China
Hidden gem of Beijing

This is a must see, off the beaten path museum when visiting Beijing. An amazing collection of... read more

Reviewed 16 July 2017
Patrick M
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Erie, Pennsylvania
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Fine Chinese antiques, mostly porcelain treasures, are the pride of this private museum.
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53 Liulichang Xi Jie, Xicheng District, Beijing, China
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Reviewed 20 December 2017

Guanfu Museum is the most famous private museum in China owned by a famous antique collector, Mr.Ma Weidu. The name GUANFU is derived from Tao Te Ching. It means: you need to scrutinize something again and again if you want to see its nature. This...More

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Reviewed 16 July 2017 via mobile

This is a must see, off the beaten path museum when visiting Beijing. An amazing collection of historical ceramics, porcelain, furniture, doors and window screens from the early and middle dynasties of China. Easy to view and well laid out. Doesn't take more than a...More

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Reviewed 11 May 2017

This private museum is between Ring RD 4 and 5 towards the Capitol airport, so not close but absolutely worth a visit. beautifully presented exhibit of mostly 18th-century interiors (furniture, decorative objects, partitioning walls, carved window planes, treasure boxes etc.) and exquisite pots and vases...More

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Reviewed 6 April 2010

The Guan Fu museum was initially privately owned by collector/dealer/aso Ma Weidu, but is now a foundation. It has, among other things, a very fine collection of porcelain and furniture, in marvellously arranged displays. However, it is not anymore on Liulichang, but on the way...More

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