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The Modern Tianjin Museum is located at the center of Tianjin's famous historical building block "Wudadao" . It was founded in 2002 by the Tianjin Historical and Cultural Protection Promotion Association. In 2015, the museum was rebuilt and opened to the public free of charge, focusing on the exhibition of the history of Tianjin's modern diaspora.
The exhibition hall of the Modern Tianjin Museum covers an area about 1000 square meters. It displays and collects more than 1000 historical old photos and some precious historical materials. It has records covering more than 400 years of Sino-foreign relations from the middle of the 16th century to the middle of the 20th century, involving more than 10 countries such as the United States, Britain, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, Russia, Austria, Belgium, the Netherlands, Canada, Australia, Switzerland, Israel and India, and exhibits more than 400 new photos.
Its permanent exhibition includes Tianjin - An Epitome of Modern China - Hundreds of China's First ,Tianjin in Western History Paintings ,Engraved 1900 and Western Historical and Cultural Notes , representing the history of Tianjin from a unique perspective and tracing back to the pace of modernization that led the trend in China more than 100 years ago.
In recent years, the Modern Tianjin Museum has received a great number of foreign guests from dozens of countries, as well as plenty of visitors from various provinces and cities. It gradually become a highlight of the historical architectural protection zone of the Five Avenues and an important window into Tianjin's external publicity.
Address: No. 314, Hebei Road, Heping District (Historic Block of the Five Avenues)
Opening times: 9:00-11:30; 14:00-16:30 from Tuesday to Sunday (Closed on Monday)