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Historic architecture museum now located on ancient site
Gudai Jianzhu Bowuguan (Museum of Ancient Architecture) was once Xian Nong Tan, or Altar of Agriculture. In the 15th century ceremonies were held here to start the Chinese agricultural season. Today, the site is home to a museum of architecture. Explanations for the exhibits are in English.
Gudai Jianzhu Bowuguan (Museum of Ancient Architecture) contains many models of important Beijing buildings. The museum is easily accessible by bus. There is a nominal charge for admission.