The National Museum of China (Chinese: 中国国家博物馆) flanks the eastern side of Tiananmen Square in Beijing, China. The museum’s mission is to educate about the arts and history of China. It is directed by the Ministry of Culture of the People’s Republic of China.
It is one of the largest museums in the world. With 7.4 million visitors in 2019, the National Museum of China was the second-most visited art museum in the world, just after the Louvre