Jingdezhen Ceramic Historical Museum
Jingdezhen Ceramic History Museum, also known as Jingdezhen Ceramic Folk Museum, is a professional museum of Chinese ceramics. Located in the Panlongshan, the western suburb of Jingdezhen City in Jiangxi province, Jingdezhen Ceramic History Museum covers a total area of 830,000 square meters. It was built in 1979 and officially opened on October 1, 1984.
This ceramics museum has collected over 5,000 items of historical relics. Around 100 items are Class One relics, most of which are products of government porcelain kilns, the porcelains left from the Yuan Dynasty and the samples showing the processing technique of the celadon of the Yuan Dynasty. The celadon pillow with the pattern of dragon and tiger left from the Song Dynasty combines the technique of piercing and picking-up; the celadon vase with the pattern of plums left from the Yuan Dynasty is one of the best among the celadon products left from the Yuan Dynasty; and the celadon big plate, 72 cm in diameter, with the pattern of a sea animal, is a special product produced from the imperial porcelain kiln at that time.
In addition to the wide variety of articles in the exhibition, the beautiful antique architecture of the museum attracts tourists too. Nowadays, it has become the most famous cultural tourist attractions in Jingdezhen. October is the best time to visit Jingdezhen Ceramic History Museum, for the annual "Jingdezhen National Ceramic Festival" begins on October 12th and lasts for one month.