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Gulangyu History and Culture Museum

(fao.xm.gov.cn) Updated:2021-04-28

Gulangyu History and Culture Museum is built at the former site of the consulate general of the United Kingdom, which is located at No 16 Lujiao Road, Gulangyu Island, Xiamen, East China's Fujian province.

鼓浪屿历史文化陈列馆,位于鼓浪屿鹿礁路16号,原为英国领事馆旧址。

The exhibition hall, including a screening room, was completed in August 2016, consisting of three floors, with a combined area of some 1,500 square meters.

2016年8月建成展厅,展厅面积约1500平方米,共三层,含一座小型放映厅。

The exhibition is comprised of five sections, presenting the island's history and culture, as well as efforts that have been made to protect it as a world cultural heritage.

展馆通过鼓浪洞天、鹭江第一、天风海涛、鼓浪屿之波、鼓浪屿申遗之路这五个部分讲述鼓浪屿的历史、文化及鼓浪屿乃至整个厦门为保护鼓浪屿文化遗产而做的种种努力。

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A series of displays show the community development on Gulangyu Island throughout different periods. [Photo/Gulangyu History and Culture Museum]

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A section at the Gulangyu History and Culture Museum showcases musical artists who used to reside there. Gulangyu is known as "the island of music," as a disproportionately large number of pianists, violinists, and music lovers in general used to reside there. [Photo/Gulangyu History and Culture Museum]

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