Shanghai Museum-Related Words - Detailed List with Pinyin and English

Names and terms related to the Shanghai Museum (上海博物馆) in Shanghai, China. Check out our Chinese Language Resources page at http://www.chinatravelca.com/faq/chinese-language-resources/.
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Shànghǎi Bówùguǎn
the Shanghai Museum, world-class museum located in the People's Square in downtown Shanghai
bówùguǎn
museum (measure word: 家, jiā)
Rénmín Guǎngchǎng
the People's Square, public space in downtown Shanghai near several important cultural centers
gǔwù
ancient object; antique; antiquities
wénwù
cultural relic; historical relic; artifact (measure word: 件, jiàn, or 个, gè)
zhēnguì wénwù
masterpiece; museum piece officially recognized as a masterpiece according to a grading system including first-class (一级, yījí), second-class (二级, èrjí), and third-class (三级, sānjí) rankings
chūtǔ
to be unearthed or excavated; to come up out of the ground
shōucáng
to collect; collection (e.g., museum collection)
cángpǐn
museum piece
yìshùpǐn
artwork; art piece; work of art (measure word: 件, jiàn)
zhǎnlǎn
display, exhibit; to put on display, to exhibit, to show
zhǎnlǎntīng
gallery; display room; showroom (measure word: 间, jiān)
Zhōngguó Gǔdài Qīngtóngguǎn
Ancient Chinese Bronze Gallery, ground-floor gallery in the Shanghai Museum featuring displays of bronze relics
gǔdài
the period in Chinese history from remote antiquity to the mid-19th century; also, ancient times in general
qīngtóng
bronze; alloy of copper (铜, tóng) and tin (锡, xī)
Zhōngguó Gǔdài Diāosùguǎn
Ancient Chinese Sculpture Gallery, ground-floor gallery in the Shanghai Museum featuring displays of Chinese sculptures
diāosù
sculpture; statue
Zhōngguó Gǔdài Táocíguǎn
Ancient Chinese Ceramics Gallery, second-floor gallery in the Shanghai Museum featuring displays of Chinese pottery and porcelain
táocí
pottery and porcelain; ceramics
Zhōngguó Lìdài Huìhuàguǎn
Chinese Painting Gallery, third-floor gallery in the Shanghai Museum featuring displays of Chinese paintings
lìdài
successive dynasties; past dynasties (refers to the various dynastic periods of imperial China)
huìhuà
drawing; painting (measure word: 幅, fú, or 张, zhāng)
Zhōngguó Lìdài Shūfǎguǎn
Chinese Calligraphy Gallery, third-floor gallery in the Shanghai Museum featuring displays of Chinese calligraphy
shūfǎ
calligraphy; penmanship
Zhōngguó Lìdài Yìnzhāngguǎn
Chinese Seal Gallery, third-floor gallery in the Shanghai Museum featuring displays of Chinese seals
yìnzhāng
seal; stamp; signet; chop (measure word: 方, fāng)
Zhōngguó Gǔdài Yùqìguǎn
Ancient Chinese Jade Gallery, fourth-floor gallery in the Shanghai Museum featuring displays of Chinese jade artifacts
yùqì
jade artifact
Zhōngguó Lìdài Huòbìguǎn
Chinese Currency Gallery, fourth-floor gallery in the Shanghai Museum featuring displays of Chinese coins and other forms of currency
huòbì
money; currency
Zhōngguó Míng-Qīng Jiājùguǎn
Chinese Ming and Qing Furniture Gallery, fourth-floor gallery in the Shanghai Museum displaying antique furniture from the Ming and Qing dynasties
Míngcháo
Ming Dynasty, 1368-1644 CE
Qīngcháo
Qing Dynasty, 1644-1911 CE
jiājù
furniture (measure word: 件, jiàn, or 套, tào)
Zhōngguó Shǎoshù Mínzú Gōngyìguǎn
Chinese Minority Nationalities' Art Gallery, fourth-floor gallery in the Shanghai Museum featuring displays of clothing, artworks, and handicrafts from many of China's ethnic minorities
shǎoshù mínzú
ethnic minority; minority nationality
gōngyì
arts and crafts; handicrafts; technology
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