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Top 6 Must-Visit Museums in Nanning - 2023

Updated Sep 2023
  • No.1

    Guangxi Museum of Nationalities

    963 Reviews
    9.7km from downtown
    "The Museum is accessible by public transport and the entrance is Free. Exposed are different cultural artifacts from the different ethnic groups in Guangxi. The are several expo halls and a souvenirs shop. It was a nice experience and for people interested in minorities culture it's a must see."
    Highlights: Guangxi Museum of Nationalities is centralized in Qingxiu District of Nanning City, next to the Qingxiu Mountain Scenic Area, where a wide range of bronze drums are displayed, and the world-famous "Lei Wen Big Bronze Drum" is also displayed there. There is also the Colorful Bagui Exhibition, where you can see a wide variety of ethnic costumes and daily necessities, showing the main features of various ethnic groups in Guangxi.
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  • No.2

    Nanning Museum

    101 Reviews
    7.9km from downtown
    "Nanning Museum (Nanning Museum), located at No. 15 Longdi Road, Liangqing District, Nanning City, Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region (the intersection of Binlin Lijiang, Longdi Road and Songxiang Road). Nanning Museum was established in 1992, with a total construction area of 30,800 square meters, is a local comprehensive historical museum with education, display, collection and research on Nanning's historical and cultural heritage. [1] According to the official website of Nanning Museum in April 2021, the exhibition hall of Nanning Museum has an area of 12,000 square meters, with 12429 pieces (sets) and 396 precious cultural relics (sets). The collection period ranges from the Paleolithic era to the modern era. The types are divided into jade, ceramics, calligraphy and paintings, weaving products, metalware, miscellaneous items, etc. Nanning Museum is built on the ground floor, 4 floors above ground, with five permanent exhibitions, two special exhibition halls, two exhibition halls."
  • No.3

    Nanning Confucius Temple

    185 Reviews
    8.7km from downtown
    "Nanning Confucius Temple was built during the Northern Song Dynasty (1049-1054). It was originally in the city of Cangximenwaisha City (near the foot of the water tower on Xinhua Street), and the Southern Song Dynasty Baoqing moved to Nanning Hotel in three years (1227). Nanning Confucius Temple has been rebuilt three times from the beginning of the Republic of China. Since the end of Qing Dynasty, it has gradually poured out, and only Dacheng Palace has been left. In 1982, due to the expansion of Nanning Hotel, the old Confucian Temple was finally demolished. The building materials removed were preserved in the Guangxi Exhibition Hall. In May 2007, the main project of the relocation of Nanning Confucian Temple was started, and the relocation was completed on January 30, 2011, which took more than three years. The newly completed Confucian Temple is one of the largest Confucian Temples in Guangxi and even Lingnan. "
    Highlights: Confucius Temple in Nanning is next to Qingxiu Mountain, a popular scenic place in Nanning. The building is wonderful and its scale is among in Guangxi and Lingnan. The Confucius Temple in Nanning is enclosed by mountains and waters. In front of it is the mother river of Nanning, the Lijiang River, the vermilion walls and the roof of the golden glazed tiles. After the building of the Confucius Temple, there are also many parents who come to pray that their children achieve academic success.
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  • No.4

    Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region Museum

    153 Reviews
    1.6km from downtown
    "I went to Nanning for a business trip and visited some attractions by the way. I came to the Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region Museum. It was newly renovated last year. The museum has expanded than before. There are more exhibition halls. It is free to visit and rest every Monday. The museum is located on the east side of the National Square. It mainly introduces the history of the entire autonomous region, including cultural relics display, porcelain boutique exhibitions and introduction of different architectural styles in different periods. The main entrance of the museum is opposite to the wind and rain bridge, suitable for taking pictures."
    Highlights: Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region Museum is located in the center of Nanning. Here you can see the metalware, ceramics, and jade tools excavated in Guangxi from various dynasties, as well as cultural relics such as celebrity paintings, which can fully understand the history and culture of Guangxi. The National Cultural Relics Court attached to the Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region Museum displays the folk customs of the four major ethnic minorities in Zhuang, Dong, Yao and Miao in Guangxi.There are bronze drum carvings, townside cannons and various residential buildings.
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  • No.5

    Natural History Museum of Guangxi

    10 Reviews
    1.5km from downtown
    "20230614 Afternoon: 1. The Guangxi Natural Museum is located in Nanning People's Park. Nanning People's Park is the largest convenient park in Nanning city, with an area of more than 500,000 square meters, with beautiful lakes and mountains, and ornamental plants with red and willow green, integrating history and humanities, fitness and health, leisure and baby walk. Free admission ① Address: No. 1 Renmin East Road, Xingning District, Nanning City, Guangxi Province. ② Transportation: Direct bus, easy to stop by car. ③ peak season: No. ④ Time: 1 hour. 2. After entering the main entrance, go straight to the "Wangxianpo", the altitude is 112.5 meters, is one of the eight scenic spots in Guyanzhou (Nanning ancient name) "Wangxian Huaigu", that is, you can see "Luoxiu Mountain" on this slope and get the name, and it is passed down to Luoxiu Mountain in Luoxiu Mountain. According to the "Xingdi Remembering" of the Southern Song Dynasty Wang Xiang, the famous Northern Song Dynasty Di Qing was ordered to come to Pingding, Guangxi, when he was stationed in Wangxianpo. Near Wangxianpo, there are: 3. The red and yellow walls of the Guangxi Natural Museum are very beautiful and are not open at present."
  • No.6

    Guangxi Jianlin Museum

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    3km from downtown