|Location||Urumqi, Xinjiang, China|
The museum holds over 40,000 items of various cultural relics and specimens, including 381 national first-grade cultural relics (国家一级文物). In May 2008, the Xinjiang Museum was included in the first batch of the National first-grade museums of China.
The Xinjiang Museum was established in August 1959. The current museum building was built and opened for public on September 20, 2005.
The museum has been set up to show the four major exhibits: "Recover the Western Region's Glory of Yesterday - the exhibit of the historical cultural relics in Xinjiang", "the exhibit of Xinjiang's ethnic customs", "The Mummies of the Immortal World - the exhibit of the ancient mummies of Xinjiang,", “The Historical Monuments – the exhibit of Xinjiang's revolutionary history”.
The life depicted on the tomb wall (Astana Cemetery)
A wooden bar inscribed with Old Uyghur text
- "Xinjiang Regional Museum, Urumqi, China". www.travelchinaguide.com. Retrieved February 17, 2019.
- Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region Museum (Baidu Encyclopedia) (in Chinese)
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