We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Chen Clan Ancestral Hall-Folk Craft Museum

No.34 Enlong Li, Zhongshan 7th Road, Guangzhou 510150, China
+86 20 8181 7371
Website
Save
Book In Advance
More Info
US$269.00*
and up
Private Tour: Historic Guangzhou Day Trip
More Info
US$110.00*
and up
Guangzhou Private Tour: Temple of the Six Banyan Trees, Shamian Island
More Info
US$29.99*
and up
4-Hour Guangzhou Layover Bus Tour
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Overview
More
A must-see attraction, with a history of more than 100 years and still in its original shape. The buildings are famous for their exquisite and mythical decorations, such as the brick carvings of historic figures. The temple also functions as a museum under the auspices of Guangdong Folk Arts Museum, exhibiting a variety of folk arts and crafts.
  • Excellent42%
  • Very good44%
  • Average12%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travelers talk about
“ivory carvings” (14 reviews)
“arts and crafts” (16 reviews)
Closed Now
Hours
Hours Today: 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
LOCATION
No.34 Enlong Li, Zhongshan 7th Road, Guangzhou 510150, China
CONTACT
Website
+86 20 8181 7371
Ways to Experience Chen Clan Ancestral Hall-Folk Craft Museum
from US$269.00
More Info
from US$29.99
More Info
from US$180.00
More Info
Write a ReviewReviews (954)
Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year
Language
  • More languages
All reviews
"ivory carvings"
in 14 reviews
"ancestral home"
in 8 reviews
"arts and crafts"
in 16 reviews
"art pieces"
in 6 reviews
"cultural revolution"
in 7 reviews
"chinese art"
in 6 reviews
"historical building"
in 6 reviews
"on display"
in 17 reviews
"interesting exhibits"
in 6 reviews
"for sale"
in 12 reviews
"entrance fee"
in 18 reviews
"worth a visit"
in 22 reviews
"interesting place"
in 11 reviews
"metro stop"
in 9 reviews
"couple of hours"
in 12 reviews
"south china"
in 6 reviews
"great place to visit"
in 6 reviews
Filter

1 - 10 of 511 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wow this place was absolutely beautiful and to say decorative would be an understatement. Photos just dont do this place justice. Definately a must see

Thank judy r
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Bring your passport for entry. Easily accessible from the Metro. We spend hours here looking and learning all about the history and culture. I loved the stories in the wood carvings on the screens.

Thank Chinnookwinds
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Museum building itself is very interesting. Also, the exhibits like ivory carvings and other are are very impressive. This place is a must visit in Guangzhou.

Thank AJ095
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
See more reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This seems to be a double museum. The sign on the outside says “Guangdong Folk Arts Museum,” but once inside, one learns that it is located within “The Chen Clan Ancestral Hall” (also known as Chen Clan Academy). The amount of material displayed has grown...More

2  Thank KodoDrummer
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The museum itself shows the beautifulness of traditional Cantonese architecture and art. Inside the museum, there are general exhibitions of different kinds of Cantonese arts and crafts. It's worth to spend at least half day in this museum which shows you the talent, esthetics and...More

Thank MZ_Cantonese
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Very interesting historical site, wonderful museum displays. Architecture and history of Hall are best viewed with a guide.

Thank Harps767
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Reviewed March 25, 2018

We were privileged to be brought here by a local resident. The buildings have been beautifully restored after being used as a printing works for many years! The ceramics are stunning, the beautiful painted glass windows amazing and the Bonsai trees provide a peaceful and...More

Thank 4xWandering_Kiwis
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Reviewed March 23, 2018

This house museum was located near MRT. There is an admission fee for entering the museum. Inside, there are a lot of crafts and ancient tools which showed the life of ancient Chinese people.

Thank LadyMiyeon
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Reviewed March 21, 2018 via mobile

Beautiful place to visit. The arts and crafts are amazing. The details in each of the crafts on display are priceless.

Thank Cookie092018
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Reviewed March 20, 2018

I took picture after picture.The fan exhibition_ I took photo of every one.It was a beautiful experience.Very feng shui.Very photogenic.The grounds, buildings and atmosphere lovely. I promote to everyone I meet.

Thank Rod J
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all 3,642 hotels in Guangzhou
V8 Hotel Guangzhou Xilang
51 reviews
.20 km away
Home Inn (Guangzhou Xiao Xi Guan)
185 reviews
.27 km away
Super 8 Hotel Guangzhou Zhongshanqilu Chenjiaci Subway
13 reviews
.35 km away
Zhongshan Hotel
6 reviews
.38 km away
Nearby Restaurants
HeShun ShaoLa
.17 km away
Lai KouFu Hotpot
.18 km away
YeZi Restaurant
1 review
.18 km away
Yue HeFeng Sushi Wu (KangWang Main Branch)
.19 km away
Nearby Attractions
Guangxiao Temple
92 reviews
1.14 km away
Liwan Lake Park
73 reviews
1.11 km away
Hualin Temple
61 reviews
1.18 km away
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
Yi Chuan T
19 June 2016|
AnswerShow all 5 answers
Response from weeburn | Reviewed this property |
Take the Metro Line 1 to "Chen Jia Ci"(陈家祠), which is the spelling according to pronunciation in Mandarin of "Chen Clan Ancestral Hall". It is just minutes walk from metro station.
2
Votes
;