Beijing Car Museum

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Cory said I have to check out this car museum, so one Saturday I took an hour subway all the way to south 5th ring.

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Though it is a car museum, but they have ticket office sit in a train station.

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They sell tickets from passenger car windows.

Themed restaurant.

Waitress gave Cory a glass with heart straws.

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We start the museum from the 5th floor, with the invention of the wheels.  

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South-pointing vehicle.

Old odometer, it would hit the drum after the car had made a certain distance.

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Model of the first automobile.

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Oldsmobile.

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Wheel with wooden rim.

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Beijing’s city bus in the 70s.

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Rolls Royce Silver Ghost.

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First few cars in China.

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And my favorite in this museum.

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El Dorado, beautifully crafted.

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Love the covered back wheels.

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Jeeps.

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Front engine starter.

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Hundreds of car parts taken apart.

Engine exhibits.

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Bumpers

Automobile and environment.

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Modern RVs.

Customized rare mirror.

Arts made from used car parts, this is a double stringed Chinese instrument “Erhu”

Saxophone.

Flowers.

Helicopter.

Fish.

Duck.

Hongqi cars, first Chinese car manufacturer since the new republic.

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They even make limos

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Hongqi means “red flag” in Chinese.

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