The reporter learned on November 2nd that the Lanzhou Beef Noodles Museum, built by the Lanzhou Beef Noodles Industry Development Center, had officially opened to visitors.
On that morning, the reporter came to the Lanzhou Beef Noodles Museum. The first things that leaped to the eyes were a red signboard on one side of the road and a copper noodle puller next to it. It’s learned that the sculpture has become a major scenic spot at which visitors take photos. Displayed at the main entrance to the museum are a number of sculptures, including a huge copper sculpture of “Big Bowl”, and copper sculptures of beef noodles inventor Ma Baozi selling “hot-pot noodles” along the streets. “Ultrafine noodles, fine noodles, leek leaves…” On the wall on the right side of the museum entrance is a relief sculpture of a big bowl of beef noodles. The development history, ingredients and categories of Lanzhou beef noodles are also introduced on the wall. Displayed in the museum are all types of utensils and objects related to beef noodles, such as old porcelain bowls, various foodstuffs, and firewood stoves.
“When learning about the origin and development of Lanzhou beef noodles and eating a bowl of hot beef noodles in the museum, you will not only have your taste bud satisfied, but enjoy a food culture,” said Ms. Wang, a citizen visiting the museum.
It is learned that the Lanzhou Beef Noodles Museum, which costs 88 million yuan and covers an area of 3,000m2, is one of the main “brands” developed by the Lanzhou Beef Noodles Industry Development Center, aimed at inheriting the ethnic food culture, and building cultural confidence so as to further promote the development of the beef noodles industry.