Science Center New Exhibition Area Showcases Technological Achievement of Guangdong
The Guangdong Science Center added a new exhibition pavilion as of September and with more than 3,000 square meters of space the center is divided into five parts that showcases all technological achievement and development in the Guangdong Province from the ancient times until the present.
At the ancient portion of the exhibition center visitors can see the advance technology that people have developed in the agriculture and manufacturing industry such as the Ling Qu canals, fish ponds, weaving and iron casting. During the 18th and 19th century Guangzhou was the only port open for international trade in China and missionaries from the western world came and introduced western technology that was created during the that time. It was also the only province in china to establish a mechanized mint. Also exhibited at the center is a Chinese sailing ship that was used in 1846 from Hong Kong and went as far as Boston, London and New York City.
At the modern Guangdong section shows technological development in china through interactive tools such as virtual bike trips on a greenway and see how home appliances were used in Guangdong on different years.