Construction of Tibet Astronomy Museum starts

On June 12, the foundation ceremony of the Tibet Astronomy Museum was held in Lhasa City, Tibet Autonomous Region, marking the start of Tibet Astronomy Museum project after many years of preparation.

The picture shows the foundation ceremony

It is reported that the total construction area of the Tibet Astronomy Museum project is 11571.9 square meters. The construction of the Tibet Astronomy Museum is an important part of China's astronomical science popularization venue and astronomical observatory in Tibet Autonomous Region, which plays an important role in improving Tibet's astronomical science popularizing ability and China’s astronomy and space observation capability.

After its completion, the Tibet Astronomy Museum will carry out exhibitions, trainings, experiments, film and television plays, reports and lectures, etc. to carry out astronomical science popularization activities that are easy to participate in and acceptable by the public, especially the youths. It will also help promote the spirit of science, create a scientific atmosphere, improve the scientific and cultural quality of the public, enhance the ability of citizens to acquire and use scientific knowledge, and form a healthy and civilized scientific environment. According to the Tibet Natural Science Museum's operation data over the years, the reception volume of the Tibet Astronomy Museum is expected to reach more than 100,000 after its opening.