Chongqing Three Gorges Migration Memorial to open
CHONGQING (CQNEWS) -- On International Museum Day, May 18, a major Chongqing museum will officially open. It is the Chongqing Three Gorges Migrant Memorial in Wanzhou District. The International Museum Day of Chongqing main venue moved to Three Gorges Migration Memorial in district for the first time.
The Chongqing Three Gorges Migration Memorial is backed by Cuiping Mountain, faces the Yangtze River and the old city of Wanzhou across the river. It is a new cultural landmark of Wanzhou.
(Picture provided by Chongqing Three Gorges Migration Memorial)
About Chongqing Three Gorges Migration Memorial
The Three Gorges Migration Memorial was opened to public in 2016 and is the only special museum built to commemorate the millions of immigrants from the Three Gorges Project. The museum was formerly known as the Wanxian District Museum in Sichuan Province established in 1984. In 1992, it was renamed the Sichuan Three Gorges Museum. In 1998 it was renamed the Chongqing Three Gorges Museum. In 2000, it was renamed the Chongqing Wanzhou District Museum. In 2016, it was renamed Three Gorges Migration Memorial (reserving the brand of Chongqing Wanzhou District Museum).
According to the Chongqing Bureau of Cultural Relics, there are 23,472 cultural relics in the Three Gorges Migration Memorial, including 13 first-class cultural relics (sets). The collection is mainly based on archaeological excavations in the Three Gorges Reservoir area as well as historical and artistic artifacts.
Great feat · Brilliant course
The Million Immigration Theme Exhibition is divided into seven parts. The scenes in the exhibition hall borrowed scenery of the Yangtze River to highlight the characteristics of the Three Gorges. The entire exhibition fully demonstrates the feat of millions of immigrants in the Three Gorges area through various means such as sand table, embossing, and multimedia interactions.
The exhibition is based on the development of Wanzhou's history and culture. It is divided into six units and exhibits more than 500 pieces of precious cultural relics. It presents the audience with an animated volume of Wanzhou in various historical periods.