Learn more about a city by visiting an exhibition hall! There is a place for you to travel back in time to see Foshan. It is Foshan City Exhibition Hall!
Foshan City Exhibition Hall
Not long ago, the first batch of tickets reserved for visiting Foshan City Exhibition Hall was sold out in less than 2 minutes!
Foshan City Exhibition Hall is a comprehensive urban exhibition hall integrating history and culture, planning exhibition, science education, special tourism, business and leisure. The museum opens to the public free of charge since August 1. Let’s learn more about it.
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On the first floor of the "City Impression" zone, each wall is telling the story and honor of Foshan. Here, you can quickly learn about Foshan's traditional cuisine, historical celebrities, intangible cultural heritage and so on.
A multi-media Cave is located in the exhibition area on the first floor. With just a light touch on the screen, a piece of painting about Lingnan unrolls before visitors’ eyes. Beside the painting, a zone showing the abundance in Foshan intangible cultural heritage displays various antiques including paper-cut, wooden engraving pictures, Canton Embroidery, colorful lanterns, lion dance heads and Shiwan ceramics.
On the second floor, the zone “City Memory” has recreated the prosperity of Fenjiang Quay and Tongjing Bridge in the Qing and Ming dynasties by using the technology of three-dimensional recovery and scene model show.
You can watch Liang Zhonghong picking up Chinese herbs. The Exhibition Hall also provides visitors chances to taste the genuine cuisine back in the ancient Foshan in Sanping Tower and to enjoy Cantonese Opera in the Qionghua Hall. All of the ancient buildings such as herbs shops, martial art schools, piers, tea houses and marital rooms have a long history with profound culture.
On the third floor, “Reform in Foshan” zone tells the stories about the reform and opening up in Foshan, showing visitors the progress made along the way.
Inside the zone there is a 4D cinema. Audience can appreciate the breathtaking natural scenery while the next minute they are surrounded by towering buildings. All these happen in just 10 minutes.
The theme of the fourth floor is “Future Foshan”. Audience can experience the energy bicycle, racing dragon boat, dynamic locomotive and mechanical VR show, and feel the charm of Foshan as a forest city with great manufacture Industry.
On the fourth floor, visitors can see a vivid sand model of the overall planning of Foshan with a ratio of 1:5500.
Opening hours: 9:00~12:00 in the morning; 2:30~5:00 in the afternoon, closed on Mondays and Tuesdays
How to get a ticket:
(1) E-tickets: You can follow the WeChat public account “Foshan City Exhibition Hall” to get the ticket 7 days in advance. Ticket open for sales begins at 8:00 A.M.
(2) Paper tickets: Visitors can also get tickets at the designated place from 9:00 to 16:00 by showing legally valid ID cards. There will only be 50 tickets for sales each day.