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Sichuan University Museum

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Located in Sichuan University of Chengdu City, Sichuan Province, the Sichuan University Museum is the first comprehensive museum founded inside colleges and universities in China. The preparation for the construction in 1914, and the museum was first completed in 1919. Previously named the Huaxi University Museum, the museum was renamed the Sichuan University History Museum in 1952, and got the current name in 1984. The museum boasts a collection of over 40,000 cultural relics. Exhibits include costumes and artifacts from minorities in Sichuan Province, and sculptures, paintings, calligraphic works and artworks from the past dynasties.

The museum has many exhibition halls, including the exhibition hall of folklore, the exhibition hall of customs, the exhibition hall of writing and paintings, the exhibition hall of Tibetan arts, the exhibition hall of revolutionary relics and the exhibition hall of sculptures. The museum is the research center for archaeology and folklore of Southwest China, and for the history and culture of Southeast Asia.

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