Learn about abacuses in Chongchuan
The entrance to the China Abacus Museum in Chongchuan district, Nantong [Photo/ntjoy.com]
The China Abacus Museum is located by the northern bank of the Haohe River in Chongchuan district, Nantong, East China’s Jiangsu province.
It officially opened to the public on Dec 6 2004 and is the world’s largest museum of its kind.
The museum covers a floor area of more than 6,000 square meters and consists of three parts: an abacus exhibition hall, an academic report hall, and an abacus training center for children. It is a multifaceted museum that focuses on exhibitions, research, education, communication, and tourism.
It houses more than 10,000 abacuses and historical records, among which many have immense historical and cultural value.