Qiandao Lake Museum of Traditional Chinese Medicine

The Qiandao Lake Museum of Traditional Chinese Medicine in Linqi Town of Chun'an County is now officially open to the public. The museum focuses on traditional Chinese medicine and historical data as well as combining interactive experiences by bringing science and education together.

The museum has a total area of over 5,000 square meters which is divided over three floors. The first floor mainly consists of seven exhibition halls, including the ‘Origins of Chinese Medicine’, ‘Ways to Stay Healthy’, ‘Chinese Medicine Overview’ and ‘Linyqi Chinese Medicine’. The second floor is mainly the display of traditional Chinese medicine pharmacological therapy and dietetic culture. There is also Chinese medicine consultation, acupuncture, a Chinese medicine lecture hall, medicinal drinks and so on. The third floor is Baicao Garden and with an area of 500 square meters there are hundreds of common Chinese herbal medicines, which are ornamental and practical and are divided into several blocks to carry out popularization activities of Chinese medicine.

The 30-year-old Paris and 20-year-old Polygonatum are the most precious and rare specimens of the museum. In addition to the valuable specimens, the museum also boasts important historical facts and materials that reflect the development and achievements of traditional Chinese medicine. There are also hundreds of instruments related to Chinese medicine in the museum, with which visitors can enjoy an intimate interaction with traditional Chinese medicine culture, such as making specimens of traditional Chinese medicine and experiencing medical procedures of traditional Chinese medicine.

In addition, the Qiandao Lake Museum of Traditional Chinese Medicine also focuses on exhibiting Xin'an Medical Culture. Xin'an Medicine is a branch of traditional Chinese medicine rooted in local culture. With Xin'anjiang River upstream as its core area, it has produced hundreds of famous doctors from ancient times and left numerous medical works, upholding a prominent position in the history of Chinese medical development.