Hangzhou Traditional Chinese Medicine Museum is commonly known as the Hu Qing Yu Tang Museum of Traditional Chinese Medicines. It is located at the foot of Wushan Mountian in Hangzhou. Built on the foundation of a group of old pharmaceutical Factory, the museum presents to visitors a style of antique architecture besides a treasury of traditional Chinese medical science and technology.
The museum has an area of 4,000 square meters and consists of five parts: an exhibition hall, a hall of medicine preparation by manual labor, a health care clinic, a sales department and a restaurant of medicinal diets.
In the exhibition hall, the history of Chinese traditional medicine is demonstrated through a great number of items and descriptions, including anecdotes of famous Chinese doctors in history such as Bian Que, Hua Tuo, Lishizhen.
In the medicine preparation hall, veteran masters demonstrate for visitors such operations as pill shaping and slicing of crude drugs. Visitors if interested in the ancient operations of medicine preparations can do themselves with hand tools, which will be an experience of fun.
In the traditional Chinese health clinic in the museum, famous doctors with unique achievements will provide health care services to visitors.
The sales department is a sales counter of the pharmaceutical factory as well as a place for visitors to select and buy medicines, including patent medicines of superior quality produced by the Hu Qing Yu Tang pharmaceutical factory.
The restaurant serves medicinal diets. The medicinal diets, possessed of the actions of traditional Chinese medicines and the flavors of Chinese diets. Clients can benefit from the disease prevention and anti-aging actions while enjoying delicacies.