The Chinese Garden Museum is China's first national-level museum with a garden theme. It is located at the foot of Yingshan Mountain in Fengtai District, Beijing, along the Yongding River. Preparatory construction started in 2010 and opened in May 2013. Covering an area of 65,000 square meters, with a building area of 49,950 square meters, it consists of three parts: the main building, indoor exhibition garden and outdoor exhibition area. 28,200 square meters in the main building can be used for exhibitions.
As a non-profit permanent cultural institution, the Garden Museum is an international garden cultural center that collects historical garden relics, promotes traditional Chinese culture, displays the charm of garden art, and studies the value of gardens. The Garden Expo Center serves the general public, primary and secondary school students, and domestic and foreign tourists as its main service targets, and takes into account garden professionals. It will comprehensively showcase the long history, splendid culture, diverse functions and brilliant achievements of Chinese gardens. The Chinese Garden Museum takes "Chinese Gardens-Our Ideal Homeland" as its construction concept, and aims to display and inherit the extensive and profound Chinese garden art, promote excellent traditional national culture, and witness the great rejuvenation of the Chinese nation.