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Museums

Qinghai Province Museum

 The Qinghai Province Museum at the Xining Square in Chengxi District, xining, is a national AAAA tourist attraction. The museum covers an area of 22,800 square meters. It has nine exhibition halls with a total area of 9,146 square meters. Major exhibits are displayed in three exhibition sections- the Exhibition of Pre- history Civilization in Qinghai, the Exhibition of Ethnic Cultural Heritage in Qinghai, and the Exhibition of Buddhist Art. The museum was nominated for China's Top 10 Exhibitions in 2001-2002.

Tibetan Medicine Museum of China

The Tibetan Medicine Museum of China is located at 36 Jing'erlu Road in the Bioscience Park, Xining. It is a national AAAA tourist attraction, the first Tibetan medicine museum in the world and the only museum exclusively devoted to Tibetan medicine museum in the world and the only museum exclusively devoted to Tibetan culture in China. Its functions are to protect, do research on and serve as a showcase of Tibetan medicine, Ti betan folk customs and Tibetan Buddhism. "The Panorama of Tibetan Colored Paintings," which is reputed as an encyclopedic drawing of Tibetan, culture and arts, is the most valuable exhibit in the museum. It took Tangka painting master Zongzhe Lajie 27years to conceive the work and more than 400 leading Tibetan, Mongolian, Han and Tu artists from Tibet, Gansu, Sichuan and Yunnan four years to finish it.