03/02/2011 08:40 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

National Museum Of China Reopens After 3-Year Renovation (PHOTOS)

Following a 3-year face lift, China's National Museum reopened on Tuesday in Beijing. As part of the extensive renovations, the museum now stands at over 2 million square feet with 49 rooms, according to Xinhua News.

The museum now holds some 1 million cultural relics, and has an 800-seat theater, and a 300-seat conference room, according to

While the museum is only open to groups through March 16th, it will be open to the general public starting March 17th.

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