The Shantou City Museum is a comprehensive museum. The site is located in the elegant and quiet Zhongshan Park. Founded in 1960, it is the main collection, cultural and educational institutions and scientific research institutions of cultural relics and specimens in Chaoshan area. It is also an important patriotic education base and youth education service base in Shantou City. It has collected nearly 10,000 pieces of ceramics, calligraphy and painting, gold lacquered wood carvings, antiques and seals, ancient coins and other kinds of cultural relics since the Neolithic Age. The exhibits have fine textures and finely crafted Qing Emperor Qianlong's "Shanshui Characters Biyu Pen", and Ming Dynasty Fang Zhizhi's "Linyi Henan Yongxingxing Book" and other fine works.