Discovered in 1953.the museum is located in the eastern suburb of Xian, It is the first on the site museum built in China, It reflects the prosperity of the matriarchal clan society 6000 to 7000 years ago. It is the most complete and typical Neolithic village remains in China.
The Banpo site, possessing a zone of pretty nearly 50,000 square meters, was separated into three sections: the living territory, the earthenware making range and the cemetery region. Among the ruins are 46 residences, two residential creature pens and more than 200 stockpiling pits, 174 grown-up tombs, 73 internment containers for children, six earthenware making ovens and numerous creation and household apparatuses. The site conveys guests a clear picture of the long prior way of life of the primitive Banpo individuals.
Banpo Museum comprises of two display halls and an unearthing site hall. The main presentation hall mostly shows the apparatuses utilized by the Banpo individuals, including stone blades, sickles, fishhooks, specula etc. These shows present guests a general picture of the Banpo individuals' exercises. The masterpieces in the second show hall are significant creations and craftsmanship things which mirror the fork society and social existence of that time. Antiques in this hall incorporate a fish-and-human-face-plan earthenware bowl, a pointed-base jug, a stoneware steamer and youngsters' entombment containers.
|Admission Fee:||CNY 65 (March 1 - November 30)
CNY 45 (December 1 - end of February)
|Opening Hours:||08:00 - 18:00 (March 1 - November 30)
08:00 - 17:30 (December 1 - end of February)
|Recommended Time for a Visit:||2 hours|
|Bus Routes:||Take bus 15, 241, 406 or 913 and get off at Banpo Bowuguan (Banpo Museum) Station.|