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Shaoxing Celebrities Museum

chinadaily.com.cn| Updated: July 9, 2021 L M S


The stories of 150 native celebrities are exhibited at Shaoxing Celebrities Museum. [Photo/zjol.com.cn]

At the Shaoxing Celebrities Museum, visitors can learn about the stories about the 150 most prominent figures throughout the city's 5,000 years.

The museum was reconstructed from the municipal government's conference center in 2019. It has four floors and boasts a floor area of 4,500 square meters. The stories of the showcased celebrities are told via sculptures, photos, and electronic screens.

The exhibits are categorized into six periods in chronological order. Each period features widely known figures like Yu the Great, who was renowned for taming China's greatest floods and was also a ruler in the Xia Dynasty (c. 21st century-16th century BC), Wang Xizhi (AD 321-379), China's most celebrated calligrapher, as well as Lu Xun (1881-1936), one of the most influential Chinese writers.

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