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National Art Museum Of China

No.1 Wusi Main Street, Dongcheng District, Beijing, China
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No.1 Wusi Main Street, Dongcheng District, Beijing, China
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Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

The good? An easy 1/2 mile walk north of Wangfujing commercial street and it's free. Not so good: 3 floors with a hodgepodge of Revolutionary realist art, genre paintings and modern works - in each gallery! There seems to be no rhyme nor reason to...More

1  Thank David R
Reviewed 29 November 2016

Nowhere has the impact of state control been as evident to me as at the art gallery. While there was an interesting exhibition of works from the Gansu Academy a group of men who produce a range of work, some impressive and some fairly amateur,...More

Thank Bev S
Reviewed 13 November 2016

This is one of the best museums in Beijing. Monday closed though. This museum has extensive collections of chinese paintings and sculptures. You can easily spend 2 to 3 hours in it, from one room to another. Entrance fee is low on top of that....More

Thank incahueca
Reviewed 8 November 2016

We were delighted with a few hours visit to this great collection that is situated in a grand decorative traditional Chinese building. We were particularly interested in seeing the contrasting traditional paintings juxtapositioned with modern works. The former has many fine examples featuring themes of...More

1  Thank permia
Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

There's no permanent exhibition in this museum. Check its website before you visit to make sure there's something interesting on display. Bring your ID and you can get a ticket free of charge at the ticket office. There's free wifi in the museum. When you...More

Thank Lingfeng G
Reviewed 26 September 2016

Spent about an hour at the National Art Museum. A passport is needed to gain entry, which is free of charge. On a scale of 1 (low) to 10 (high), this museum ranked about 4. Thought it was arranged well, however it wasn’t very big...More

1  Thank BostonRedSoxFan2004
Reviewed 10 August 2016 via mobile

Thus museum has enormous space full with huge galleries... Painting collections are absolutely amazing... go there soon cause there are so many collections to see including chinese opera dolls and chinese calligraphy... There is a very nice cafe you can rest for a while and...More

Thank Nazanin E
Reviewed 16 July 2016

Just terrible. Showcases the worst aspects of government-funded propaganda art. Full of those paintings of a serene Chairman Mao meeting adoring, rosy-cheeked villagers or ethnic minorities, or of Chinese warships cutting through the seas. What really depressed me is that many of these are contemporary...More

1  Thank Jock W
Reviewed 7 July 2016 via mobile

As mentioned by many others, it's a gigantic museum. The lines and time standing in the heat was very oppressive. People do not respect queue in China. However, it moves relatively fast. Still it took about 30/40 min to get in. Passport are required. Once...More

Thank Esty34
Reviewed 25 June 2016

The National Art Museum of China hosts works from contemporary Chinese artists, with a permanent exhibition and a few temporary ones. It is FREE which is great. The museum is in a very nice building that from outside mixes block with old temple architecture but...More

Thank lfgbaia
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