Introduction to Branch Museums

China Ethnic Museum (Chinese Ethnic Culture Park) is an ethnic building complex. There will be 56 groups of constructions representing 56 Chinese nationalities respectively and the building work of 44 groups have completed now.

These building may be built for living, religious activities or landscaping. They were built in various style to present all types of Chinese traditional architecture, e.g., cellar, stilt, cave, tent, tower house, courtyard, etc. The process in style selection, design, material, construction, convention are all conform to the standards established for copying culture relics. There for, every building has full features of culture relics and suitable to be shared by architect, anthropologist and naturalist as a research object.

The China Ethnic Museum won the Prize for Protecting the Ethnic Building issued by the Organization Committee of World Conference of Architects in 1998.

A to Z List of Museums for 56 Ethnic Groups

Achang Bai Blang Bonan Buyei
Dai Daur Deang Derung Dong
Dongxiang Ewenki Gaoshan Gelao Gin
Han Hani Hezhen Hui Jingpo
Jino Kazak Kirgiz Korean (Chosen) Lahu
Lhoba Li Lisu Manchu Maonan
Miao Monba Mongol Mulao Naxi
Nu Oroqen Pumi Qiang Russ
Salar She Sui Tajik Tatar
Tibetan Tu Tujia Uygur Uzbek
Va Xibe Yao Yi Yugur
Zhuang        

See also the branch museums listed in four groups according to the initial character of their English name. Click the link to view the details.