Brief Introduction of Quyang County Museum
Quyang County Museum is located in the Beiyue Temple which is national key cultural relics protection units, founded in 1998. The Museum covers 1800 square meters, and the gross area is 730 square meters, which is the reproductions of Ming and Qing Dynasty courtyard style architecture. The Museum was opened to the public for free in 2009.
Quyang County Museum’s exhibition theme is Beiyue culture subject, which has a total of three exhibition rooms. The main display of the first showroom is the origin of Wuyue sacrifice, and geographical location, cultural relics of the Ancient Beiyue Hengshan (Great maoshan) etc.. The second room mainly shows hundreds of sacrificial activities by emperors and feudal officials since Three Emperors and Five Sovereigns (in ancient China) to Qin and Han Dynasties, since Sui and Tang Dynasties to Qing Dynasty, which demonstrates long and rich Beiyue sacrifice culture. The third room main displays architectural style of the Millennium ancient Beiyue Temple and the Xiude Temple, and shows the unearthed white stone statues of Xiude Temple in the period of the Northern Wei, Eastern Wei, Northern Qi, Sui, Tang Dynasties.
Since it was opened, Quyang County Museum had attracted widespread attention from all sectors of society. The local people visited the museum excitedly and appreciated ancient civilization of their homeland, and the love of hometown arises spontaneously. As a patriotism education base and the palace of culture, Quyang County Museum is playing more and more social education function.