Located in the west foot of Turtle Hill of Yuhuang Mountain in Hangzhou, Hangzhou Southern Song Royal Kiln Museum is the first museum on ceramic constructed above the relic of ancient kiln. With around 15,000 square meters of the ground area and 4,364 square meters of building area, the museum fully displays the charm and specialties of Southern Song Royal Kiln, which not only represents the historical, artistic and aesthetic value of official kiln, but reflects the close relationship between Royal Kiln and imperial culture of Southern Song Dynasty, as well as the social convention. Endowed with graceful environment, elegant display and affluent connotation, the museum well represents and spreads the Chinese culture and knowledge of ceramic, and the historical countenance of Hangzhou as the ancient capital of Southern Song Dynasty. What’s more, it was awarded the titles of “Civilized museum in Zhejiang Province” and the first batch of “Educational base of patriotism”.
Address: 42 Shijiashan Nanfu Road Shangcheng District Hangzhou
Open time: 8：30——16：30 Closed on Mondays (Except official holidays)
Bus lines: •Take No. 809 to Baguatian Station
•Take No. 39 and 308 to Shuichengqiao Station, then walk westerly
•Take No. 20 to the terminus, i.e. Ceramics market
•Take No. 12 to Silk Museum, then transfer to No. 809