The Gansu Provincial Museum
The Gansu Provincial Museum is located in No.3 Xijin West Road, Qilihe District, Lanzhou City, Gansu Province. It is a large-scale comprehensive museum in Gansu Province. It was built in 1956, with a construction area of more than 21,000 square meters and an exhibition area of more than 13,000 square meters. Gansu Museum has a collection of historical relics, modern cultural relics, ethnic relics, and paleontological fossils and specimens of about 350,000 pieces. The plane of the museum is in the shape of "mountain", with five layers in the middle, three layers in two wings, an exhibition hall at the back and a circular lecture hall at the end. The exhibition hall is flanked by a 4-meter-wide cloister that connects the two wings. The building was designed by Soviet experts and has a unique style. The Provincial Museum is equipped with the History Hall, the Revolutionary Cultural Relics Hall, the Natural History Hall, the Socialist Construction Exhibition Hall, and the Cultural Relics Conservation Room, the Han Jian Room, the Cultural Relics Laboratory and the Copy Room, as well as the relocation and restoration of Jiayuguan Wei and Jin Dynasty tomb paintings. Gansu Provincial Museum has become the main position to carry out science popularization and education to the public. It has been selected as the national patriotism education base and the national popular science education base.