Post details: China Celebrates International Museum Day

05/18/07

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China Celebrates International Museum Day

Today is International Museum Day in China. Children of migrant workers in the Chinese capital have been invited to visit the Forbidden City free of charge on May 18th.

The Palace Museum wants to give migrant workers' children a chance to visit the historic site as a way of thanking their parents for their contribution to Beijing's urban development, said an official from the museum's information and education department.

Five hundred students and teachers from Xingzhi Primary School in Haidian District will be among the first to be invited. But the museum didn't say how many children in total will be invited.

The Forbidden City has a strong cultural, and historical significance in China.

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