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  • Nov.1st to Mar 30th. From8: 00 30-17: 00
  • Apr.1st to Oct 30th. From8: 00: 30-17: 30
  • Address: Guangdong Dongguan Humen
  • town Jiefang Rd No.88
  • Telephone number: 0769-85512065
  • Fax: 0769-85527770

The opium war museum

the Museum, named Opium War museum、the Lin Zexu Memorial in Humen、 Sea Battle Museum, is located in Hemen town,Dongguan city,Guangdong province. It is a museum ofhistorical sites and special subject. The Site of the Pits where Lin Zexu had opium destroyed and The Ruin Site of Humen batteries, under its administration are important historical relic units under state protection, with 800 thousands square meters. They are the witness of the history. The Opium War Museum was built in 1957 and was first named "Lin Zuxu Memorial". It was renamed"Anti-British Memorial for Humen People in Opium War" in 1972 and was later denominated as"Lin Zexu Memorial in Humen" in 1985. Finally we named it "the Opium War Museum", for the management of the ruins. We founded the Shajiao Batteries administrative office in Jul. 1987 and Weiyuan Batteries administrative office and Jan. 1988, which respectively administer the The Ruin Sites of Shajiao and Weiyuan Batteries. The Sea Battle Museum was opened for public in Dec. 1999.The responsibilities of the Museum are to collect, research and display the historical materials of the event that Lin Zexu had opium destroyed and Opium War, and protect the related cultural relics of the Pits Ruin Site where Lin Zexu had opium destroyed and The Ruin Site of Humen batteries, which were used to hold activities about patriotism education for people.The basic exhibitions of the museum are "Display of the opium prohibition and history of Opium War", "The exhibition on Sea Battle during the Opium War" and "Half view painting of Sea Battle at Humen".Lin Zexu Memorial in Humen lies in the Zhenkou community of Humen town ,within which the Pits Ruin Site where Lin Zexu had opium destroyed is the historical relic of opium destroyed in 1839.It includes gateway、exhibition building、group statues of anti-British、Lin Zexu's bronze、Humen monument for opium destroyed、Anti-British cannon and so on ,which builds the strong historic... [More]