视频新闻:故宫博物院春节调整开放时间

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2015-2-13 10:08

故宫博物院春节调整开放时间
Palace Museum updates hours for Spring Festival

【新闻速递】春节期间故宫博物院对开放时间进行调整:除夕和正月初一,故宫只开放半天。2月18日下午闭馆,8:30开馆,11:00止票,12:00闭馆;19日上午闭馆,12:00开馆,15:30止票,16:30闭馆。故宫博物院建议观众通过网上预约购票。

相关英语新闻:

The Palace Museum has made some adjustments to its opening hours. With the Spring Festival approaching, many people are planning to visit the most famous museum in China. The museum has released its hours for the holiday season.

Opening hours will be from 8:30 am to noon on the Chinese New Year's Eve. On Chinese New Year's Day, the museum will be open from noon to 4:30 pm. No new visitors will be admitted 50 minutes prior to the closing time. Up to 25 ticket windows will be open, but visitors are advised to pre-order tickets online.

The Palace Museum was built in the 15th Century BC. It's also known as the Forbidden City, serving as the home of emperors and their households for almost 500 years. It was listed a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1987, and houses an extensive collection of art work and artifacts from the Ming and Qing Dynasties.(英文文本 via CNTV)

重点解析 Key Phrases/Words

1. adjustments n. 调解,调整

2. prior to 在…之前

3. artifacts n. 史前古器物