Hainan Provincial Museum/Hainan Museum Hainan Island
Hainan Provincial Museum, the only Provincial Museum on Hainan Island
Hainan Provincial Museum is located on Guoxin Avenue in Haikou, the capital city of Hainan Province.
Hainan Museum is open from 09:00 to 17:00 every day except Monday. Entrance is free with a maximum of 3,000 tickets issued daily, up to 16:30 every day. Identification is required to obtain a ticket. Professional narrators and self-service audio guides are available in Chinese, English, Japanese, Russian and other languages.
Hainan Provincial Museum is the biggest and the only comprehensive museum on Hainan Island and not built until 2008 though Hainan has been a province under central government since 1988. There are four basic permanent exhibitions: Exhibition of Collected Cultural Relics;Exhibition of History of Hainan;Exhibition of Minority Nationalities in Hainan; Exhibition of Intangible Cultural Heritage in Hainan. It is a good window to know more about Hainan Island History, Culture and Local Minority Nationalities.