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Most art museums in Beijing free of charge

By Yu Ronghua (People's Daily)

14:38, April 20, 2012

Edited and translated by People's Daily Online

Of the more than 50 national, municipal and private art museums in Beijing, 90 percent are now open to visitors free of charge, according to news from the "Entering Art Museum, Experiencing Art Museum" Top 10 Exhibitions activity launched in the Yan Huang Art Museum on April 18.

Beijing, the cultural center of China, has more than 50 art museums of various kinds. After China launched the policy to promote the free opening of art museums, public libraries and cultural museums (stations) of various levels, 49 municipal cultural museums (stations), libraries and art museums of Beijing had realized the free opening in total in 2011. It has brought along private art museums to open free of charge as well.

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