2023-06-01  |  


[Photo via Beijing Daily]

The Military Museum of the Chinese People's Revolution is China's first comprehensive military-themed museum, located at No.9 Fuxing Road, Beijing. The exhibition building was completed in July 1959 and opened to the public on August 1, 1960. It is one of the ten major buildings marking the tenth anniversary of the founding of the People's Republic of China.

The main building is 94.7 meters high, with four floors on both the southern and northern sides. Atop the building is a huge emblem of the People's Liberation Army (PLA) with a diameter of six meters.

The museum is primarily dedicated to collecting, studying and displaying cultural relics, objects, documents and other information materials on the revolution and achievements in the building of the People's Liberation Army under the leadership of the Communist Party of China (CPC) and those on the 5,000-year military history of the Chinese nation as well as the world. It currently houses over 180,000 pieces/sets of cultural relics (including 1,793 pieces/sets of first-class relics), more than 80,000 historical photos, and more than 80,000 (sets) of books and periodicals. The collections focus on the people's military under the leadership of CPC, featuring the military history, weapons, artworks, exhibits reflecting the technologies in the military industry, etc.

Opening Hours

9:00-17:00 (ticketing stops at 16:00 everyday); closed on Mondays (except during China's national holidays).

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(Source: Official website of the Military Museum of the Chinese People's Revolution)