Cultural scenic spots along metro lines
Date：2019-04-04 15:49:36 Source：Changjiang Weekly
Wuhan is a robust cultural center. Its numerous first-class museums, art galleries, theaters, historical buildings, libraries, bookstores and scenic spots are easy to reach via the Wuhan Metro.
Located on No. 373, Qingnian Road, Hankou, Wuhan Museum is 300 meters west of the Hankou Railway Station. Showcased are ceramics, bronzes, paintings, jade, and wood carvings from the permanent collection as well as galleries related to local history.
The Wuhan Theater has always been the venue for important city events. It also hosts cultural exchange performances for groups from home and abroad.
Wuhan Children's Library
The main building of the library is a Western-style building with a height of 4 stories. It is a reading center and an activity center for children.
Wuhan Art Museum
The Wuhan Art Museum's collection is composed of more than 1000 contemporary works of art by nearly200 artists from around the country. While retaining the original external architectural style, the internal structure has been reconstructed to meet the requirements of the museum.
Hubei Provincial Library
The Hubei Provincial Library is among the first group of provincial-level libraries opened to the public. In 2008, it was designated as a national key protection unit for ancient books.
James Jackson Museum
The James Jackson Museum was originally built to commemorate James Jackson, the first president of Wenhua University. This two-story building of about 1,000 square meters is famous for its perfect combination of Eastern and Western architectural styles. It has a wood structure and red brick walls.
The Wuhan Library is fully covered with a wireless network and equipped with touch screen retrieval computers, a newspaper reading system, e-book downloading computers, self-service card application machines, self-service borrowing and returning machines and other self-service machines.
Zhang Zhidong & Hanyang Ironworks Museum
The main structure of the museum was designed by the Polish-American architect Daniel Libeskind. It is built on the former site of the Zhang Zhidong & Hanyang Ironworks Museum and has undergone expansion construction by Vanke Group and the Wuhan Iron& Steel (Group) Corporation. The museum is located at the junction ofQintai Avenue and Jiangcheng Avenue, two arterial roads in the Hanyang District. Including the basement, there are seven floors in the museum. It is a steel framed structure made up of over 3,500 tons of steel.
Hubei Museum of Art
Hubei Museum of Art is a non-profit cultural institution built to satisfy the cultural and artistic needs of the public. It is located besides the East Lake, adjacent to the Hubei Provincial Museum.
Hubei Provincial Museum
The Hubei Provincial Museum is located on the shores of East Lake. If you want to get a taste of Hubei’s rich history, be sure to pay a visit to the Hubei Provincial Museum when you are in Wuhan.
Qintai Grand Theater
It is one of Wuhan's first-class cultural performance venues. The Qintai GrandTheatre can meet the requirements of large-scale stage performances such as opera, dance, musical, and drama.
Cultural Creative Industry Park in Hanyang
It is now a must-see for young people where many art studios, galleries, bookstores, cafes, restaurants are gathered. Due to the unique atmosphere here, many newly married couples come here to take wedding photos, and some even hold their wedding here.