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Saturday, December 16, 2017

National Museum Of China Reopens After 3-Year Renovation (PHOTOS)

A man stands in front of a sculpture featuring the Wuchang Uprising in 1911 at the China National Museum. China reopened its national history museum on March 1 after a three-year facelift, but the sprawling look at the past fails to find room for some the country's most momentous -- and sensitive -- events. A man stands in front of a sculpture featuring the Wuchang Uprising in 1911 at the China National Museum. China reopened its national history museum on March 1 after a three-year facelift, but the sprawling look at the past fails to find room for some the country's most momentous -- and sensitive -- events. LIU JIN/AFP/Getty Images

Following a 3-year face lift, China's National Museum reopened on Tuesday in Beijing. As part of the extensive renovations, the museum now stands at over 2 million square feet with 49 rooms, according to Xinhua News.

The museum now holds some 1 million cultural relics, and has an 800-seat theater, and a 300-seat conference room, according to Shanghaiist.com.

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