Monday, January 12, 2009

Salt Museum in Zigong City - Chinese tourism scenic spots

Salt Museum in Zigong City was built in 1959. China is the establishment of the earliest and one of the Museum of Natural History of Science and Technology. The main collection, research, Chinese salt industry to display historical relics and information. Museum with a clear-cut features and rich connotations. To provide visitors an understanding of the fine Chinese culture window. Well Salt collecting historical collection tools, contracts, books, I-thin invaluable cultural relics, and so on, drilling, well governance is a tool to retain only the ancient Chinese Dayton drilling tools. One display, "Well Salt history of the development of production technology" from the drilling, Brine, natural gas, salt and so on, the display of two thousand years, the ancient Chinese labor The people to human civilization made an important contribution. Museum Journal "study of the history of salt" to the public at home and abroad "Museum" will be quarterly, main made a presentation. Hall is the West Hall building development reached during the heyday of the product. Is the first year to 17 years of Qing Emperor Qianlong (1736 - 1752 years) Zigong businessmen to get rich salt business after the Association to raise funds to build the hall. Light seven to nine years (1827 - 1829 years) and the expansion of the main hall. Two silver absorbed a total of more than 50,000 of the two. The whole museum covers an area of about 3000 square meters. As a result of Guan Yu Zhu Gong tablets, commonly known as the Temple or the Temple in Shaanxi. Deng in 1958 Equal to the central leadership of the Zigong inspection, the West Hall as the Salt Museum premises. In 1980 the West Hall is listed as heritage unit in Sichuan Province. In 1988 the State Council was announced as the national key cultural unit.

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