Location: No. 113 Jiefang Lu (Rd.), Humen Town, Dongguan City, Guangdong Province
Sightseeing Theme: History&Heritage
Opening Hours: 08:30 – 17:30 (Lin Zexu Memorial in Humen closed on Monday, The Sea Battle Museum closed on Tuesday)
Key Words: Science and Education, Museums
About: The Opium War Museum, sometimes referred to as Lin Zexu Memorial in Humen and Sea Battle Museum, is located in Humen Town, Dongguan City, Guangdong Province. The museum is a theme museum combining historic purpose and memorial purpose. 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. The two sites, covering an area of 800 thousands square meters, have witnessed the Opium War. First built in 1957, the museum was initially named "Lin Zexu Memorial". In 1972, it was renamed "Anti-British Memorial for the Humen People in the Opium War" and in 1985, was denominated as "Lin Zexu Memorial in Humen". Finally the name "the Opium War Museum" was adopted for a better management of the ruins. The Shajiao Batteries Administrative Office which was founded in July 1987 and Weiyuan Batteries Administrative Office which was founded in January 1988 respectively administer the The Ruin Sites of Shajiao and Weiyuan Batteries. The Sea Battle Museum was opened for public in December 1999. For history lovers, this is not to be missed.
Services:1.Deposit service and safe custody service for public collections; 2.Search service for collections of cultural relics and information; 3.Maintenance, identification, restoration and consultation services for public collections.
Transportation:Bus: Take Dongguan Bus No. 3A to get to Lin Zexu Memorial in Humen; Take Dongguan Bus No. L1 or Dongguan Bus No. 228 or Humen Bus No. 16 to get to The Sea Battle Museum; Take Humen Bus No. 2 or Dongguan Bus No. 323 to get to Weiyuan Fort Administration Center.
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