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Chinese Lantern Museum

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The Chinese Lantern Museum is located in the Zigong Lantern Park.


The Chinese Lantern Museum in Zigong is the only lantern museum in China. It is one of the Three Wonders in Zigong.

Brief Introduction

The Chinese Lantern Museum was built in 1992. It is the only lantern museum in China and it plays an important role in collecting Chinese lanterns. Furthermore, it has also had an active and profound effect on the protection of Chinese traditional cultural relics, the research of folk customs and the promotion of traditional culture. As one of the famous scenic spots in Zigong, the Chinese Lantern Museum is waiting for travelers’ arrival.

The Chinese Lantern Museum covers an area of more than 22,000 square meters. It is decorated with the Chinese lantern theme. The shape of the museum looks like a group of big palace lanterns. Its unique architectural style attracts many tourists.

There are many exhibition halls in the museum, and their layout shows great originality. The museum has many precious exhibitions, such as lantern documents from the Paleolithic Age to the Republic of China, some special lanterns from both China and other countries as well as some competitive lanterns.


Tourists can take city bus lines 2, 3, 8, 11 or 102 and get off at the Shanwan station. Likewise, they can take city bus lines 1, 5, 9 or 101 and get off at the Yuankou station.