The Sichuan University Museum - also known as the West China Union University Museum - was founded in 1914 and is considered to be the only one of its kind in China. The museum covers an area of over 2000 square metres and houses over 40,000 artefacts and items of interest on various subjects ranging from ethnology, folklore and art sculptures. It features several halls exhibiting items of folklore, customs, writing and paintings, Tibetan arts, revolutionary relics and sculptures. Sichuan University Museum is a prominent museum in the area and is a famed attraction, gathering over several ten thousands of visitors over the past decade. The collection at the museum has been highly praised by international experts and scholars, and a visit to Sichuan University Museum while sight-seeing in Chengdu is highly recommended.
Tickets cost around RMB 30 for adults and RMB 10 for students with IDs.
Open daily (except on Mondays) from 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Around 1 – 2 hours
Children, Adults, Families, Young Adults and Senior Guests.
Figure of mythical roc, Chunyu with Tiger Lip, 3 Coloured Cup, Chinese coat of red Damask, Leather armour of Yi people and many more at the Folklore Exhibition Hall.
Though designated prayer facilities at Sichuan University Museum may not be available for Muslim travellers, it is possible to enquire for a private space to make use of during prayer times. Muslim travellers may also visit some of the mosques in Chengdu such as the Chengdu Guloujie Mosque, Chengdu Jiangnan Mosque, Chengdu West Mosque, Chengdu Jiusixiang Mosque, Chengdu East Mosque and the Chengdu Tuqiao Mosque.
Halal food near Sichuan University Museum will be available at some of the Halal restaurants in Chengdu. Some of the most prominent Halal restaurants in Chengdu include Huangcheng Islam Restaurant, Tianfanglou Restaurant, Huangcheng Restaurant, Huitangchun Restaurant and Yuexiangcun Restaurant. Finding Halal food in Chengdu will not be that difficult.