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Fujian Museum

Similar to other Chinese cities, a new museum was built here in 2002 to showcase a variety of artifacts.

Fujian province produced the best tea in China during the Song and Yuan Dynasties. Here are some diaoramas showcasing how tea is made from start to finish.

Fujian is the nearest province to Taiwan, and there is a shared cultural heritage between both sides of the strait.

Many Fujianese left the country to find fortunes abroad. There is an exhibition celebrating their adventurism.

Shousan stone is a famous handicraft in this region. It has a moist texture, making it good for carving sculptures.

Fujian handicrafts - softwood carvings

Fujian handicrafts - wood carvings

Fujian handicrafts - The kiln in Dehua Country was one of the 3 key porcelain-producing centres in China. Its history dates back to the Tang Dynasty while white porcelain production reached its peak in the Ming Dynasty.

The Kuilei Show originated from religious and funeral ceremonies and reached Fujian in the late Tang Dynasty.

Mawei Shipyard Museum celebrates the area's ship-building and naval history. With French assistance, Fujian Arsenal became the birthplace of the modern Chinese Navy in 1866. However, it only operated for 40 years.

Behind the museum uphill, remnants of the British consulate remain and is open to the public.

The city museum is located in a more obscure location and was empty. The exhibits even included handwritten display notes.

Fuzhou was a major port and nearby Quanzhou played a big role in the maritime Silk Road.

Do you collect old currency notes?

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