Built in 1962, Weifang Museum was once located in the famous Shihu Garden, which is one of the key cultural relics under the state protection. The new site of the Museum is now in the center of Weifang New & High Technology Industry Development Zone. With a total area of 24,667 m2 and floor area of 18,670 m2, the construction of the new museum was started on April 15, 1995 and completed after 5 years, then the fully equipped modernized Museum opened again on December 20, 1999.
Up to 15,000 antiques are displayed in the fully equipped large storeroom of the Museum, among which there are fossils, pottery, jade, bronze and iron wares, porcelain, painting and calligraphy, ancient books and rubbings, steles and inscriptions, folk apparel and accessories and contemporary revolutionary relics of over 10 categories.
On December 20, 2008, Weifang Museum opened to the public for free admission. Exhibitions designed on the basis of these relics can provide the visitors with the glorious history of Weifang without the limit of space and time. Main exhibitions in Weifang Museum include: Brief History of Weifang, Paintings and Calligraphies Collection, Folk Customs and Arts, Steles and Inscriptions, and Science Overview.