Built in 1953 and got the present name in 1963, Hubei Province Museum is a symbol of Wuhan City. Hubei Provincial Museum is the only comprehensive Hubei museum, but also the province's most important heritage collections, research and display of bodies.
Collections of more than 20 million pieces of cultural relics, including a Heritage 812 (sets), national treasures 16 (sets). Among them, relics mainly class mainly pottery, porcelain, bronze, lacquered device, Jane Du, weapons, musical instruments, gold jade, ancient calligraphy, ancient coins and so on.
The twenty-eight constellations in Hubei Province Museum which the celestial sphere was divided in ancient Chinese astronomy were painted on the box. The pictures tell the archaeologists that ancient Chinese had known astronomy already in the fifth century B.C.