The Shaanxi provincial department of cultural relics has announced that Xi’an will be opening China’s first archaeology museum, and there could not be a better place to do so. Xi’an was the capital of 13 historical dynasties, and is well known for the Terra Cotta Warriors and Horses.
The museum will be in Xi’an’s Chang’an district, and will have 315 million RMB invested in it. The entire museum is expected to cover 170,000 meters and will also have a cultural relic protection lab and an academic exchange center.
Source: Ecns news
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