National Museum of Chinese Writing (NMCW) is a state-level museum constructed upon the approval of the State Council for preserving, showcasing and studying the cultural relics. November 16, 2009 witnessed the grand opening ceremony of the Museum and the presentation of Li Changchun, member of the Standing Committee of the Political Bureau of the CPC, Liu Yandong, member of the Central Committee of the Political Bureau of the CPC and State Councilor, Chen Zhili, vice chairperson of Standing Committee of the National People's Congress and chairwoman of All-China Women’s Federation (ACWF), Chen Kuiyuan, vice chairman of the CPPCC National Committee and president of Chinese Academy of Social Science, and Xu Jialu, vice chairman of the 10th Standing Committee of the National People's Congress and other leaders of CPC and the country. Li Changchun announced the opening of NMCW. Liu Yandong, on behalf of the Central Committee of the CPC and the State Council, gave an important speech.
Situated in Anyang, Henan, NMCW is a post-modernist building cluster combining the modern architecture style and the Shang Dynasty’s court design. Phase I of NMCW, covering an area of 81 mu with a building area of 22,700 square meters and gross investment of 397,51 million yuan, consists of a main hall, a square and a Character Archway, mainly for cultural collection and presentation. Phase II of NMCW, covering an area of 175 mu with a building area of 32,000 square meters and a budgetary investment of 319,80 million yuan, mainly consists of a Scientific Research Center, a Science Popularization and Exchange Center, the world most authoritative language, information and data center, a Hall for Learning Oracle-Bone Inscriptions, the Character Culture