Shenzhen Museum is an unit which works for public good, not for it’s own benefit, spreading knowledge for the public, and carrying out patriotic education wholeheartedly. As a comprehensive museum, it has become an important cultural facility of Shenzhen, giving full play to its function of cultural relics collection, propaganda and education and scientific research. Up till now, we have more than 20,000 pieces of cultural relics, such as the specimens of paleobioligical fossils dated from 100 million years, ancient history and art treasures, showing 50,00 years of civilization of China and important historic materials about the development history of modern and contemporary Shenzhen. These precious cultural relics are the important martical foundation of Shenzhen Museum.
As an education base for the youngsters, Shenzhen Museum has kept on perfecting its permanent exhibitions since the first beginning. The permanent exhibitions are Ancient of Shenzhen, Modern History of Shenzhen, Reform and Opening-up History of Shenzhen and Folk Culture of Shenzhen, full and accurate materials tell visitors the 6000 years of history of development process in Shenzhen region, which tells us how our ancestors worked, struggled, and created many wonders with their wisdom.
In order to enrich children’s natural scientific knowledge, in the exhibitions of Marine Organisms and Wild Animal Specimens, Children can find out the natural resources around them from different shapes of animal specimens, which educates people to love the nature and to protect the natural environment. The beautiful and vivid shapes of specimens can make the children be like swimming in the sea, and walking in a forest, even forgetting to go home.
For the sake of living up the cultural activities of Shenzhen citizens, creating a lofty atmosphere of culture, we exhibit the important cultural relics collected by Shenzhen Museum every year, and change the exhibitions in turn each year. In the other hand, we also introduce many precious ancient cultural relics and many different schools of art from home and abroad to exhibit here at irregular intervals. So, the visitors can appreciate the art treasures and the works of different schools of art in the museum, they will be brought into a hall full of elegant arts, so cultural entertainments has become citizens’ new fashion of their daily life.
As a research organization of social science, Shenzhen Museum has published some monographs as following, Ancient History of Shenzhen, Modern History of Shenzhen, Initiating History of Shenzhen, History of Shenzhen Special Zone, History Tells The Future, Archaeological Finding and Research In Shenzhen, Selected These On The Tenth Anniversary of Shenzhen Museum, and the books with pictures and explanations, such as Collected Cultural Relics Cream of Shenzhen Museum, Shenzhen Hakka’s Enclosed Houses. All these scientific research results have attracted great attention of academic circles home and abroad, therefore, Shenzhen Museum has become an important research organ for the study of Shenzhen history and the history of Hakka culture.
Shenzhen Museum has been trusted by the citizens through the staff’s unremitting efforts, the membership of Shenzhen Museum has become a bridge to link up citizens and museum, now, more and more people join in our activity, making our work be more vigorous.
Shenzhen Museum welcomes the tourists home and abroad by offering warm and excellent services, trying its best to build a good rest place with cultural style, and hoping it to become your another warm and comfortable home.