About Us

      China Ethnic Museum (the Chinese ethnic Culture Park) is an anthropological museum as well as a complex to reconstruct, collect, display and study the ethnic cultures, histories and social life of the 56 nationalities in China. The opening of the museum presented us a unique anthropological museum in China. It is a milestone of the museum and civilization development in Beijing city. It also provides a facility and base for the protection, presentation and exchange of ethnic culture heritage. It is the window of ethnic policy of the government, harmony and progress of 56 nationalities in China.

    The museum is located at the west of Beijing National Olympic Park. The total area of 50 hectare hosted the exhibits and villages of 56 nationalities. Over 56 villages, over 100 sceneries, 200 ethnic houses and 2 main exhibition halls have been constructed in the park. The total investment for the park is over 800 million Yuan. The construction for remaining sites were completed in 2008. The construction of the museum had been listed as the key project for eighth five-year plan and the site to celebrate the 50th National Days. The municipal government, the government of ethnic areas, peoples from all areas and oversea Chinese are supportive and participative for this project. Many of them made their contribution for the project.  


    The construction of the Chinese Nationalities Museum was started in October 1992. The North Section was accomplished and opened to tourists on June 18, 1994. The South Section was opened in September 2001.

    The goals and principles for the Chinese Nationalities Museum is to demonstrate ethical architecture, to preserve ethical relics, to spread ethical knowledge, to study ethical heritage, to enhance ethical culture and to promote unity of all Chinese nationalities.

    The Chinese Ethnic Museum presents various kinds of theme exhibitions and festival ceremonies to the public. The presentation includes environment settings, architecture, singing, dancing, farming activities, diet, and traditional handicraft, etc. Over 100,000 ethical relics have been well preserved.

    With exhibition halls and villages for various nationalities, the fifty-six nationalities in China have had their own culture activity center. The Chinese Nationalities Museum is a home for all nationalities in China; an encyclopedia for understanding the Chinese ethical cultures; a kaleidoscope for the Chinese people. Tens of thousands of Chinese and foreign guests have come here to experience the ethical customs and cultures. It is a place for both international friends and Chinese nationalities to celebrate their festivals. 




    China Ethnic Museum is 23km away from Capital Airport, 10 km away from Beijing Railway Station and 15 km away from Beijing Western Railway Station. There are expressways surrounded such as Jingchang expressway, Fourth circle highway, Beichen highway and the Third Circle highway. These highways provided a convenient transportation. Over 10,000 square meters of car parking areas are available for 600 cars and 50 buses. The tourist routes inside the park are well designed and Chinese/English guideposts are available. 

By Car:

    Beichen Highway, Beituchengxilu, Jin-Zang expressway, the Third and the Fourth circle highway are connected to the park road.

The Subway:

    Take circle lane to the Andingmen station to change buses 407 or 113. Take line 10 or line 8 to Beitucheng Station.

By Bus:

    Take 113 or 607 to the Minzuyuan Park.

    Take 345, 55, 315, 344, 695, 670, 919, 689, 909 or 618 to Qijiahuozi stop, walk to the east.

    Take 407 to Beichen west stop, walk to the west.

    Take 21, 380, 409, 849 or 653 to Beituchengxiludongkou stop, walk to the north.

    Take 386, 658, 740, 939, 944, 944(branch) or 656 to Beichenqiaoxi stop, walk to the south.

Contact Us

Address: No.1, Minzuyuan Road, Chaoyang District, Beijing.

Postcode: 100101

Fax: +86(010)62063650

Email: office@emuseum.org.cn

Information inquiries: +86(010)62063646, 62063647 or 62063640.

Service claim call: +86(010)62063618.

Dinner reservation: +86(010)62063706.

Office for rent: +86(010)62063759.

Shop fronts for rent: +86(010)62063686.

Costume rental service: +86(010)62063627

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