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Artefacts from Sumer, Egypt, Persia, Greece and Rome form a miniature landscape of ancient civilizations, and shed light on mysteries known to few, and physical embodiments of the Indian Maharajas' aesthetic tastes over the centuries.
The Kulangsu Gallery of Foreign Artefacts from the Palace Museum Collection is installed in the former Hope Hospital and the Nurses’ Residence, which cover an area of 11,000 square meters. It was founded with the purpose of complementing the
A horizontal inscribed board "Preserving Grace and Elegance" hangs under the eave, flanked by two vertical boards inscribed with a couplet. All the inscriptions were rendered by the Qianlong Emperor (1736-1795). Only short, concise theatrical pieces were staged here for the enjoyment of the emperor when he was at the dinner table.
This exhibition shows more than 200 precious cultural artifacts, presenting a vivid picture of Afghanistan between the 3rd century BCE and the 1st century CE.
The Palace Museum presents a unique space for exploration and interaction in this latest iPhone App called The Palace Museum Community (Chinese name: Gugong she
An online anthology of the Palace Museum's past and current exhibitions (since 2005), this Application encompasses rich media presentation of those exhibitions
The Palace Museum houses over 180,000 pieces in the textile collection. These exquisite holdings include a wide variety of garments, accessories, uncut fabric,