There are more museums housed in some of the many pavilions of the Forbidden City
Arthur Sackler Museum
Part of the Beijing University archeology department, this museum has a collection that spans 280,000 years, from the Paleolithic era to the Qing dynasty. As well as fossils and bones, it includes beautiful bronzes and fine ceramics.
Beijing University campus, Haidian district
Open 9am–4:30pm daily
¥20 (foreign visitors must bring their passport)
Ancient Architecture Museum
Close to the Temple of Heaven, south of Tian’an Men Square, this place is worth visiting for the museum building alone, which is the pavilion of a former ...