BANGKOK, 16 September 2019 (NNT) - The Minister of Culture has attended the premiere exhibition of Qin Shi Huang: The First Emperor of China and the Terracotta Warriors" and press conference. People are invited to visit the exhibition from today, Monday September 16.
Mr. Itthiphol Khunpluem, Minister of Culture, presided over the opening of Qin Shi Huang: The First Emperor of China and the Terracotta Warriors" exhibition, being presented by the Fine Arts Department, Ministry of Culture, and Shaanxi Provincial Cultural Heritage Administration Office, Shaanxi Mass Cultural Heritage Promotion Center, Shaanxi History Museum and the Emperor Qin’s Mausoleum Museum of the People’s Republic of China. The exhibition features 133 historic relics.
Of these, only one chariot is a replica. The rest of the relics are over 2,200 years old. They are from 14 leading museums in the People’s Republic of China. They are on display at the Sivamok Phiman Throne Hall, Bangkok National Museum in Phra Nakhon district, Bangkok. The exhibition is divided into four zones: Development before the Unification of the Eastern Zhou Dynasty, Qin Shi Huang, China’s First Emperor Who Merged the Human World with Heaven, Tomb of Emperor Qin Shi, the Underworld Empire and Inheriting Glory: the Era of the Han Dynasty.
Thai citizens and foreign tourists are invited to visit the special exhibition, which is open to the public on Monday, September 16 and Tuesday, September 17 and then open to visitors from Wednesday to Sunday until December 15, 2019, from 9 a.m.– 4 p.m. at the Sivamok Phiman Throne Hall, Bangkok National Museum in Phra Nakhon district. The entrance fee for Thai people is 30 baht. Every Sunday, people can visit the exhibition as a family, free of charge.