Shangzhai Culture Exhibition Hall, which locates along the beautiful Jinhai Lake in Pinggu District, is a historical site museum opened in 1989.
Shangzhai culture was found in 1982, after three years excavation, it has unearthed a large amount of precious culture relics of Neolithic Period. The exhibition hall is unique in design with the main building imitating the wickiup--- living place of the Neolithic people. The two-storeyed building has a total construction area about 1284 square meters. The first floor of the exhibition hall mainly displays the archeology and research result of Shangzhai culture and its surrounding environment. Many utensils as bowl, cup and axe has vividly reflected the unique connotation of Shangzhai culture and reproduced the brilliant culture of the remote antiquity period of Beijing. The second floor has mainly displayed more than 200 excellent culture relics which has unearthed and collected in Pinggu District in recent years. It has reflected the living and working conditions of Pinggu people from Shang and Zhou Period to Ming and Qing Dynasty.