Mongol

    The population of Mongolian nation in China distributed mainly in the Inner Mongolian region with a population of about 5,810,000. The Mongolian language belongs to the Mongolian group of the Altaic language family.

    Mongolian mainly engaged in the livestock industry and leads a nomadic live.

    Traditional festivals: Naadam, the Baijie(Mongolian New Year), the Obo, Mare's Milk Festival and so on.

    Traditional songs, dances and musical instruments: Khoomei, Wedding Songs, Dance of Cups and Bowls, Chopsticks Dance, Matouqin, Mongolia Zheng, Huobusi(Four string plucked lute) and so on.

    Traditional sports: Wrestling, horse racing, archery, camel racing, and so on.

    The traditional diet: Roast whole mutton, Mongolian boiled lamb, milk tea, milk wine and so on.

    Mongolian people believe the Shamanism and Tibetan Buddhism.
 

           

The Museum

    Mongolian Museum is exact replica of Mongolian traditional architecture in area of Chifeng in Inner Mongolia region. The building components were made by Mongolia craftsmen in accordance with national customs and traditions with local materials and transported to Beijing for completion. Grassland vegetation is planted according to local climate and environment. The museum covers a ground area of 684 square meters and building area of 86.79 square meters. The building was built in 2000 and the museum was open to the public in September 2001.

    Mongolian museum is comprises grand Mongolian yurts, dwelling yurts, Obo, Sulu (flag pole) and Lele cart. It composed a nomadic family life scene. The buildings are located on the prairie that covers an area of 2,100 square meters. The objects presented in the museum are set according to the Mongolian traditional production and native way of life. Exhibits are collected from Inner Mongolia and cover a time span from the Qing Dynasty to modern times, about 400 years of history.