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Dunhuang Folk-custom Museum

As one of the tour destinations along the silk road, it is the best place, where you can learn the history and customs of Dunhuang.

Introduction of Dunhuang Folk-custom Museum:
Dunhuang Folk-custom Museum is located in Dunhuang Crescent Crescent Moon Spring Scenic Area. It is a courtyard-style Museum which displayed Folklore and Customs of Northwest China. The Museum covers an area of more than 4300 square metres, and it has adopted Dunhuang folk traditional castle-style buildings with the functions of banditry prevention, theft prevention plus wind and sand prevention. Its architectural style is quite simple and elegant, it's wood structure is exquisite, spacious and bright, and its interior furnishings are diverse and simple. Meanwhile, it is also an important place to reflect the cultural life of the head of household and the style of Dunhuang folk architecture.

What to visit in Dunhuang Folk-custom Museum?
There are 126 buildings with various ancient architectural styles in the museum, which fully demonstrates the folk customs of Dunhuang.
Dunhuang Folk Customs Museum uses quadrangle dwellings and rooms in front courtyard displayed Dunhuang local folk culture, religions, life etiquette, birthdays, seasons, food, clothing, housing, daily life, food, snacks, Marriage and funeral, ancestor worship, chinaware, production life, recreational sports, commercial customs, celebrity calligraphy and painting, four treasures of study, jade and jewelry, folk embroidery and other exhibition rooms.

When is the best time to visit?
Every April to October is the best time to travel to Dunhuang. Among them, in Summer, the sun is very strong, so sunscreen products are quite essential.
In winter, the climate can be pretty cold, so you have to bring plenty of warm clothes.

How to get there?
1.Travelers can take the sightseeing bus to the scenic area.
2.Tourists can take a Taxi to Mingsha Mountain, and it will cost about 15 RMB.

The admission fees: Free of Charge

Opening Time:
1st January to 31st December ( 7.00 AM to 6.00 PM )


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