There is a lot to enjoy here. The museum is well done! My very favorite thing, however, was in the first gallery, the "Houfeng Didong Yi (seismograph)"...that was invented in 132 AD...It was a column with 8 dragons around with balls in their mouths...and toads w/open mouths down below....Apparently inside there are 8 tracks, so when there is an earthquake, a ball in the direction of the quake drops the ball from the dragon's mouth into a toad's mouth, thus alerting the owner of the time and the location of the quake! It is an item that looks purely decorative, but take the time to read the plaque and appreciate!
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