The Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region Museum
The Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region Museum located on Xibei Road in the city of Urumqi. It is the collecting and research center of relics of Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region. It is the only provincial comprehensive museum in the region. It was officially opened in 1959 and reconstructed in 2005 with a total area of 17,228 square meters. The green-domed museum demonstrates a traditional Uygur architectural style. The interior is decorated with strong local feature. The exhibition hall houses more than 40,000 precious cultural relics and specimens. Walking into the museum, visitors can have a better command of Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region. Usually, 2-3 hours will be suggested for visiting here.