The Museum of Chinese Ancient Chariots in Linzi was built based on the immolated chariots and horses of the Spring and Autumn period discovered in Houli, which was one of China's top 10 archaeological discoveries in the year 1990. The museum consists of two parts: Exhibition Hall of Ancient Chariots and the Exhibition Hall of Immolated Chariots and Horses Underground. The Museum of Chinese Ancient Chariots was completed on September 9th, 1994. It is a combination of research achievement on China s ancient chariots and the quintessence of the different vehicles in the history of China.
Chariots and horses are the two main vehicles on land in ancient China. Linzi Chinese Ancient Chariots Museum lies on the cultural ruins of Houli .It is the first and the most complete, systematic museum in China that integrates the ruins with relics display. It contains two exhibition halls. One hall displays the horses of the Spring and Autumn Period, and the other Chinese ancient chariots. Displaying the study results of Chinese chariots, the museum fully embodies our splendid history in chariot making and the leading position of China in the world s vehicle development history.
Items in the Museum of Chinese Ancient Chariots are a comprehensive expression of research achievement on China s ancient chariots. They show the long history of the chariots in China and the leading position of China in the world history of development of vehicle in terms of technology of making vehicles. Ji Xia Amusement Park in the museum is composed of several parts including Exhibition Hall of Folk-customs, Entertainment Area of Folk-customs, Niao Yu Lin (Forest of Birds Sing), Archery Field, Botanic Garden, Bonsai Garden, Racw-way for Vehicles and sop on.
How to get there:
Take Bus No.73 (Linzi Liuxin) to the Houli Cun Village Station. About 50Yuan if take a taxi
Travel Tips: Entertainment Park subordinated to Ancient Chinese Chariots Museum contains folk custom show, folk custom entertainment, birdsong forest, shooting arena, plant garden, potted landscape garden, horse racing track, etc. It takes about an hour to tour around this attraction.