Beijing Theater Museum
Museum type :
Art and Culture

Established in :
1807

Holidays :
None

Visiting Hours :
9:00 AM--11:00 AM, 13:00 PM--16:00 PM

Contact No :
86-10-63518284

Location :
Beijing, Xuanwu District , China

Display Objects :

The exhibition hall of the theater museum gives a brief history of the development of theater and in the process one can see that the institution of such a huiguan or gathering spot was very important for the development of Peking opera.




Description :

  • This is the most ancient of all of China's extant indoor theaters.

  • The floor space of the first floor measures 568 square meters and the second floor is 328 meters, making a total of 896 square meters for the theater.

  • The stage is 54 square meters.

  • The main structural elements are the two great beams and nine crossbeams that span 11.36 meters, which is rare among buildings in China.