July 23rd, 1988, it is a professional organ collecting, preserving,
reseaching and displaying minority costumes, handy crafts and minority
customs of the prefecture( Southeast Guizhou).
was renovated recently, totally there are 5 halls, the most interesing
hall is to display Miao, Dong custom such as population, architecture,
living life, language, music instruments, festivals, weddings, funeral,
farming tools with related material models and pictures with simple
introduction to the other small minorities.
The second hall displays Miao's various festival costume.
hall is to show pictures of villages and scenic spots of the 15
counties and one city in Southeast Guizhou.
The fourth hall is the Dragon boat hall, the model in the hall
displays the activities of dragon boat festival in Shidong.
The last hall gives introduction to the prefecture's natural geography,
mineral resources, forests, wather resouces, animals and specialities,
this hall is not really worth a visit for foreigners.
You may buy textiles from the shops on the first floor if you
are interested in collecting miority textiles.