Introduction of Zhang’s Residence
Zhang’s Residence Museum was built up on the country’s key culture relic protection site——Zhang’s Residence site. It is the mansion and private house of the head of state of the last reign of Beiyang government, warlord of Fengxi school, Zhang Zuolin, and his eldest son, the great patriot, Zhang Xueliang, when they dominated the administration of northeast China. It covers an area of 53,000 square meters in total, and the area of structure takes up 35,000 square meters. It is the most well preserved former residences of celebrities with the largest scale. It is also a four-A rated state tourism attraction.
Here has buildings standing in great numbers and courtyards linked together. When casting a broad view over there, visitors can see quadrangle dwellings with carved beams and painted rafters, garden with waterside pavilion, the magnificent Da Qing Buildings, Bian Bank in European style, agency of Zhang’s residence, red buildings complex, small and exquisite Xiao Qing Buildings which combines both Chinese and western elements, and former residence of Zhao Yidi. They are all well-proportioned and adding radiance and beauty to each other. The Zhang’s Residence Museum with strong cultural features of the Republic of China won the good reputation as number one former residence of celebrities in northeast for its magnificent architecture, exquisite adornment art and abundant historic humanistic connotation.
After its opening to public since the year 1988, Zhang’s Residence Museum has been continuously extending its scale and has developed into a comprehensive museum which integrates the study of Zhang and his son and finance research exhibition. At present, the exhibition area takes up 8,000 square meters, with exhibition line of 2,000 meters. It offers more than 7,000 pieces of cultural relic. Basically, there are “One hundred years of Zhang Xueliang” and “Zhang Zuolin and the Zhangs” on display. These present to visitors a comprehensive display of different life experiences of the two generations of Zhang and his son; the display of restoration of Zhang Zuolin’s office, Zhang Xueliang’s office, northeast government administration committee, Tiger Hall, Xiao Qing Buildings, and Zhao Yidi, etc. recorded the life segments and legendary life with many ups and downs of Zhang and his son.
Address: Junior Marshal Lane, No.46, Chaoyang Str. Shenhe Distr. Shenyang, Liaoning province
Open time: 8:30—18：00 in summer May 1st—Oct. 15th
8:30—17：30 in winter Oct. 16tht—Apr. 30th
Time for buying ticket: 8:30—17：00 in summer
8:30—16：30 in winter