Treasures of China

Colchester Castle

30 Jun 2012 – 7 Jan 2013

Free entry with National Art Pass (standard entry charge is £6.25)

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As part of an exciting cross-cultural exchange with Nanjing Museum, the second largest in China, Colchester Castle is staging an enlightening exhibition exploring the 8000-year history of Imperial China.

Jade suit from the tombs of Han Dynasty rulers

With seventy artefacts on loan from Nanjing, including stunning examples of luxurious crafts and ornaments, this is an extremely rare opportunity to immerse yourself in ancient Chinese culture.

Venue information

Opening times

Daily, 10am – 5pm (Sun from 11am)

"Art Fund" is the operating name of the National Art Collections Fund, a charity registered in England and Wales (209174) and Scotland (SC038331)