Guangming District Library
Opened on August 15, 2012, Guangming District Library is a district-level public library in Shenzhen and a landmark cultural building. With a floor area of 10,000 square meters, the four-storied library has a collection of 250,000 books and more than 1,000 genres of magazines and newspapers.
With 600 seats, 89 computers and various electronic resources, the library consists of the Book Reading Area, Special Reading Room for the Visually Impaired, Newspaper Reading Room, E-reading Room, Reading Room for Children, Multimedia Exhibition Room, Self-study Room for Readers, Multifunctional Lecture Hall, and more dedicated facilities.
Citizens can walk in the library and read books, and no ID or membership is needed. However valid credentials are needed for borrowing books. The library adopts the FRID library management system, which enables readers to self check-in and check-out and to borrow and return books at any member library or city-level public library. The library is open to the public throughout the year.
Add: 9 Zhenming Road, Guangming District (深圳市光明区公明街道振明路9号)
Bus：Lines B784, B868, M216, M410, M455 to Cultural Center of Guangming District stop.
Tel: (86-755) 21385370; (86-755) 21385371
Open hours: 9 a.m.–9 p.m. (Tuesdays to Sundays, closed on Mondays)
Service Time: 10 a.m.–4 p.m.
Add: 4/F, Building A, Guangming Hongmu Town, Guangming District (深圳市光明区，光明红木小镇A栋4楼（一品阁旁电梯上4楼）)
Intro: Covering an area of 450 square meters, Xiwu Museum houses 500 objects related to the revolution and the War of Resistance, including historic literature and materials, books, newspapers, and magazines. It also displays old productions and living objects dating back to the early period of the People’s Republic of China, the time of educated youths going to the countryside to work as farmers, as well as the reform and opening up period. All the collections bear distinctive characteristics of a particular time, and visitors are able to travel through these periods by appreciating these exhibits.
Open hours: 9:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. (Tuesdays to Sundays), opens during public holidays (except for the Spring Festival)
Bus: Lines 325, 882, e14, e19, m216, m366, m436, m490, Peak-time Line 169 and Express 30 to Guangming Hongmu Town
International Leisure Culture Museum of XDS
Add: 26 Zhenxing Road, Guangming District (光明区振兴路26号)
Intro: The International Leisure Culture Museum of XDS houses invaluable historic objects, pictures and films. With the aid of modern technologies, the precious collections are well preserved and history is portrayed.
Open hours: 9:30 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Admission: Free (Group visitors with ten or more members can make reservations)
Bus: Line b901 to XDS Industrial Zone
EBOHR Watch Culture Museum
Add: EBOHR Building, Jin’an Road, Gongming Subdistrict, Guangming District (深圳市光明区公明街道金安路依波大厦)
Intro: EBOHR Watch Culture Museum is Shenzhen’s first themed museum on watch and time culture. With an area of 1,440 square meters, the two-storied museum displays over 300 items in its nine exhibition halls that introduce watches, the history of timers in ancient China, and the history of watches in China and the rest of the world.
Open hours: 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. (Group reception time)
Reception time for public: 10 a.m. on Saturdays and reservations are needed. If there are fewer than 10 reservations, the museum will not open. The whole tour takes 1 to 1.5 hours.
Tickets: Currently free
Bus: Lines B960, M336, M441 and M490 to EBOHR Building
Add：1/F, Building 1A, FIYTA Watch Building, 10 Hecang Road, Guangming District, Shenzhen (深圳市光明区禾仓路10号飞亚达钟表大厦1A座1层)
FIYTA World is the first exhibition complex in the Chinese watch industry. It incorporates cultural promotion, industrial tourism and knowledge dissemination.
Covering an area of 2,800 square meters, the two-storied complex features striking designs and technological sense characterized by the aesthetics of the post-industrial era.
Open hours: 9 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. (Tuesdays to Saturdays)
Admission: Free (Reservation only)
Bus: Lines M490, Express 24 and e19 to Watch Base stop, and then walk to FIYTA World; Lines M366, M411 and B960 to EBOHR Building Stop, and then walk to FIYTA World.
Cultural Center of Guangming District
The Cultural Center of Guangming District opened to the public on August 15, 2012 and is operated by the Development Center for Public Culture and Art of Guangming District.
With a floor area of 13,900 square meters, the cultural center consists of a main building, a training center, a conference hall as well as office areas, exhibition halls and quit a few theaters.
With the aim of presenting affordable cultural events to the public, the cultural center provides residents with various nonprofit cultural events all year round. The cultural center annually hosts 50 performances and activities, over 1,500 free movies, 10 or so exhibitions and more than 1,700 training classes, serving 450,000 people from 31 communities.
Well-received brand events include the folk culture temple fair, talent show, square dance competitions, Cantonese Art Week, Grass Music Festival as well as calligraphy and photograph biennial exhibitions.
Add: 9 Zhenming Road, Gongming Subdistrict, Guangming District, Shenzhen (深圳市光明区公明办事处振明路9号)
Open hours: 9 a.m. – 8 p.m.
Tel: (86-755) 21385383
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