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China to build the first marine archaeology museum this year

Date: 2024.06.05 Author: Rosie Wu

China is going to start construction of its first National Museum of Marine Archaeology this year in the eastern coastal city of Qingdao in Shandong Province.


The museum will be built in the Qingdao Oceantec Valley with a total construction area of about 26,000 square meters. It will showcase China's marine archaeological history, achievements, and ancient marine civilization with rare underwater cultural relics permanently displayed in the museum.


Four major exhibition areas will be set up in the museum, including the national archaeological research center exhibition area, the underwater archaeology restoration exhibition area, the underwater archaeology touring exhibition area, and the Qingdao marine archaeology exhibition area.