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The Gallery of Clocks*

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Location:Gallery Room South of the Gate for Ancestral Worship (Fengxian men)

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*In accordance with the Museum's exhibition planning, the Hall for Ancestral Worship (Fengxian dian), currently hosting the Gallery of Clocks, will be converted into period hall. The new Gallery of Clocks will be installed in the gallery rooms south of the Gate for Ancestral Worship (Fengxian men). Entrance to the gallery remains unchanged.
The new gallery opens on 17 January 2019. After deinstallation, the Hall for Ancestral Worship will undergo architectural conservation, be redesigned for period installations, and then reopen for public visit.

The gallery exhibits the Museum’s collection of clocks and timepieces dating from the seventeenth to the twentieth centuries. Currently on display are selected European and American mechanical clocks from the Qing imperial family collection. Other pieces on show include domestically manufactured clocks from Guangzhou, Suzhou, and the Imperial Workshop (Zaoban chu).

The gallery requires an additional ticket (10 yuan/person) for admission.

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