Discover Confucius' legacy at the museum
(chinadaily.com.cn )| Updated : 2019-05-14Print Print
The Confucius Museum in Qufu, East China's Shandong province offers a perfect destination for visitors to learn about Confucius and the great saint's influence on Chinese thought and culture.
The museum, 5 km from the Confucius Family Mansion, covers an area of 55,000 square meters. Its main complex consists of a 17,000-square-meter display area, 7,000 square meters of warehouses and a 1,000-square-meter cultural heritage restoration center.
Cultural relics from the Confucius Family Mansion, including ceramics, jadeware, bronzeware, gold and silver objects, books, drawings, clothing and family archives and well-preserved imperial robes from the Ming Dynasty (1368-1644) are exhibited at the museum, attracting hordes of visitors every day.