If you are a fan of Chinese history, Shandong Museum is an ideal place for visiting. Located in the east side of Jinan, it is the principal museum of Shandong Province and one of the largest museums in China.
Occupying a building place of 82,900 square meters, the museum houses a collection of more than 210,000 historical artifacts. Highlights of the historical collection include relics from the neolithic Dawenkou and Longshan cultures, bronze artifacts from the Shang and Zhou Dynasties, stone carvings from the Han Dynasty, and paintings from the Ming and Qing Dynasties.
You may also see thousand-year-old fossils and skeletons from Shanwang here.
Location: No.11899 Jingshi Road
Transportation: Bus 115, 119, K139
Hotline: +86 531 8505 8201
Ticket: Free of charge
Opening hours: 09:00-17:00 (Closed on Mondays)
Recommended visit time: All year around