Chengdu Sichuan Cuisine Museum is the only living theme museum in the world that takes cuisine culture as the display content. It is the architectural style of the neo-classical garden. It is divided into preface hall, collection hall, interactive demonstration hall, tasting leisure hall, Zaowang Temple, Sichuan raw material processing tool display area, Sichuan food raw material display area and so on. The Sichuan Cuisine Museum took more than ten years from collection to opening.
The Collection Museum displays the history of Sichuan cuisine culture with cultural relics, classics, and pictures. Visitors can learn about the origin, evolution, development, and formation of Sichuan cuisine culture. Here you can see the different utensils used by Sichuan cuisine in different periods, to understand the productivity and people’s living habits at that time, and the aesthetic needs at that time.
The interactive demonstration hall demonstrates Sichuan cuisine’s knife skills, fire and cooking process on-site. It is the core content of Sichuan cuisine’s intangible culture. They are dynamic, empirical, and artistic, and can only be displayed through demonstrations. Tourists can participate in the interaction; the fragrance and taste of Sichuan cuisine can be experienced by visitors through the sense of taste; tourists can also learn about the dining style of Sichuan cuisine: snacks, elegant rooms, and banquets. Unlike ordinary restaurants that hide their kitchens, where the kitchens are located in the center, the non-material culture of Sichuan cuisine skills is demonstrated through related interactive presentations and participation.
The Zaowang Temple is another tourist attraction of the Sichuan Cuisine Museum. Zao Wang is an integral part of traditional Sichuan cuisine culture and Sichuan folk culture. In the private sector, Zao Wang’s position “God said good things, the lower realm keeps peace.” King Jingzao, food and drink, tourists can feel “a meal, a meal, when hard-won”, cherish life, live in harmony with nature and society.
The Pin Ming Leisure Hall showcases the characteristics of Sichuan cuisine culture of “following tea and rice, depending on diet”. Sichuan cuisine culture is Yanji culture, which integrates feasting, entertainment and leisure. Drinking tea and drinking tea is an integral part of Sichuan cuisine culture. The Sichuanese drink tea in different ways: drinking Baba tea in the sun in the spring and autumn; drinking tea in the woods and under the shade of trees in the midsummer; drinking tea in the tea house is suitable for all seasons. Here, tourists can get an experience. Sichuan Cuisine Museum is dedicated to promoting Sichuan cuisine culture and developing Sichuan cuisine business, so that guests who are interested in Sichuan cuisine can not only understand the deliciousness of Sichuan cuisine, but also have a deeper understanding of the history of Sichuan cuisine.
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Chengdu Sichuan Cuisine Museum Time reference: 1-3 hours
1. By bus: Take the Chengdu-Dujiangyan shuttle bus from Chengdu Chadianzi Station-Pixian North Gate-then transfer to bus 363 to reach the ancient town directly;
2. Self-driving: Departing from the urban area of Chengdu, you will arrive along the westward extension line of Shawan Road (Shuyuan Avenue), 23 kilometers away from the city (the road signs indicate)
60 yuan for Man Life, 360 yuan for cooking experience ticket
09:00-18:00 (January 1-December 31 Monday-Sunday)
Chengdu Sichuan Cuisine Museum Attractions location
No. 8, Ronghua North Alley, Ancient Town, Pidu District, Chengdu City, Sichuan Province