Located near the majestic Beijing's Tiananmen Square, the Military Museum of Chinese People's Revolution is the only large comprehensive museum in China that displays the heroic history of building a new, strong and united nation in the world. 

Military Museum of Chinese People RevolutionLand Revolution Exhibition Hall is in the first floor of the Eastern Section. The time between 1927 and 1937, the Red Army led the Chinese peasants to fight against the feudal land system set by the Kuomintang. The new People's Army strategies have been generated by the Communist Party of China set up at that time.

Anti-Japanese War Memorial Hall is in the second floor. From July 1937 to August 1945, the Chinese forces and civilians had fought an epic and heroic war against the barbaric militarist invaders and eventually won and saved the destiny of the Chinese nation. The resistance was strongly urged by the Communist Party of China, who wanted to ally with the Kuomintang forces to expel the invading enemy.

National Liberation War Exhibition is situated near the Memorial Hall. The People's Liberation Army led by the Communist Party of China to fight against the forces of Chiang Kai-shek's Nationalist Party. The war was fought between September 1945 and September 1949.

War to Resist US Aggression and Aid Korea Exhibition is in the third floor of the East Section. It displays the articles and documents about the events that happened between the years of 1950 and 1953, when the China People's Volunteer Army set forth to aid Korea and resist America's aggression. This was to wage peace and anti-imperialism. After two-year and nine-month of tough fighting with heavy casualties, the Chinese forces beat the United Nations' troops led by the United States.

Ancient War Hall is in West Section's third floor. The history of ancient military conflicts means from the late primitive society to the year 1840. Weapons, military systems, celebrities, military philosophy and political and economic backgrounds of ancient times are also seen.

In the fourth floor, Modern War Hall demonstrates the history of military conflicts between 1840 and 1919, during which the Chinese people had fought painfully against the foreign powers and feudal suppressions within the country.

At the north of the Exhibition Tower, the Weapon Showroom exhibits the weaponry that were applied by the People's Liberation Army during their wars fought for the liberation of China in the second quarter of twentieth century. Some of the arms were Chinese made.

Fourth floor, Souvenir House is also called the Friendly Hall for Foreign Relations of the People's Liberation Army. It shows more than 500 articles selected from a collection of thousands that received as friendly gifts from foreign military delegations in the past decades.

Address : south to the scenic Yuyuantan Pool (玉渊潭), 9 Fuxing Road, west of the Tiananmen Square, Beijing, China.
Admission : 5 RMB for adult and 2 RMB for student.
Opening hours : 8:30 – 16:30 daily.
Telephone : 010-66866114.

Transportation : take bus route No. 1, 4, 21, 52, 57 or 337 or by Beijing Subway to get off at Military Museum Stop.


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