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Exploring Dinghai ICH Museum

Updated : 2024-03-21 (


Gongs and drums are displayed at the Dinghai Intangible Cultural Heritage Museum. [Photo/WeChat account: zsqdly] 

The Dinghai Intangible Cultural Heritage Museum in Dinghai district, Zhoushan, Zhejiang province offers a captivating insight into the city's rich history, culture, and folk traditions.

Spanning approximately 500 square meters, the museum's expansive exhibition area showcases the district’s diverse intangible cultural heritages. Through a combination of tangible displays and compelling visual narratives, it vividly brings to life captivating tales of gongs and drums, ship models, and hand puppets.

The museum features an exhibition hall dedicated to the city's wedding customs from the Qing Dynasty (1644-1911) to the Republic of China period (1912-49). This includes a fascinating array of furniture, utensils, embroidered items, wood carvings, and bamboo weavings.

Visitors can also savor renowned ICH delicacies such as soy sauce, aged vinegar, traditional liquor, bayberry wine, and more. After an enriching stroll through the museum, guests can unwind with a cup of coffee or tea.

In addition, the museum serves as a hub for ICH inheritors' workshops, offering regular lessons and demonstrations.