Gansu Provincial Museum
Gansu Provincial Museum is a well regarded museum which has an excellent selection of exhibits relating to Gansu and the Silk Road.
The museum collections include an extensive range of Neolithic pottery, dating back between 7,000-500BC. The most famous piece in the collection of Han dynasty (206BC-220AD) bronzes is the ‘Flying Horse of Wuwei’, which is accompanied by an impressive array of chariots and carriages. Other significant exhibits include early examples of calligraphy in ink and carved into wood. There are also natural history exhibits including a skeleton of a mammoth.