Do you know what life was like in Europe 300 years ago? Come to June Museum in Dali Town, Nanhai District and you will find the answer!
The two-storey museum covers more than 5,400 square meters. With 13,456 pieces, it emerges as one of the museums housing the largest number of western antiques.
Appreciating the treasures or taking nice photos of them, you are sure to enjoy a leisure day here.
A kaleidoscope of western-style furniture
The collection here includes various European artistic styles, like Goth, Baroque, Rococo, Neoclassicism and Renaissance.
Guess what treasures were in the mansion of a western earls house living in the 19th century? Oil paintings, Victorian-style wine cabinets, antique pendules, delicate dining car, and notably, Kwon-glazed ceramic vase!
The most exquisite part of a Victorian-style wooden cabinet are the legs, which are also called "ladys legs" for the skillful design and its thin size, yet load-bearing.
Boulle furniture was popular during the reign of Louis XIV, Louis XV and Louis XVI of France from 17th to 18th century. Many wooden, mental and ivory products produced in that period were inlaid with floral copper sheet.
Colored-glazed windows are not as rarely seen as those from churches. They are glittering under sunlight.
The history of sound equipment
When it comes to Europe in 18th and 19th century, classic music and antique sound equipment are the marks of the age.
You can know about the development of sound equipment in the exhibition with no need to travel to Europe.
Have you ever seen a Vinyl that resembles a washing machine?
This mental modern one came from America.
Autopianos were quite popular in western upper class in 1920s, because they were the cutting-edge technology at that time and the symbol of notable families.
An immersive trip of western culture
Except exhibition, there are a lot of activities available for you, like concert, art show, salon, Qipao fashion show, language course and western etiquette sharing.
What are you waiting for? Come with your families and friends to take a look at Europe several centuries ago!
Opening time: 10:00 – 17:30 (close at Monday)
Reservation: scan the QR code below
Author | Ivy
Revisor | Jersey, Jessica
Photo & Video | Foshan News Network, June Museum