Qingdao Lighthouse Museum was rewarded “Qingdao Education Base for Youths” and “Qingdao Scientific Popularization Education Base” by Qingdao Youth Concern Committee and Qingdao Association for Science and Technology. On Dec 22nd, the unveiling ceremony of the Base was held at Qingdao AtoN Division of Tianjin MSA, with leaders from Qingdao government, Tianjin MSA and Shandong MSA attended the ceremony.
At the unveiling ceremony, Mr. Xu Junchi, former Secretary of Party Leadership Group of Tianjin MSA delivered a welcome address. He expressed appreciation for the support and concern from the city government and other units. Then he signified that Qingdao AtoN Division would make every effort to develop the Museum into a base for popularization of culture and a platform for servicing the public, contributing to the youth education and scientific popularization of this beautiful coastal city.
Then, the documents awarding the title of Education Base for Youths and Scientific Popularization Education Base were announced. Leaders from relevant units extended congratulations, and highly praised the work of Qingdao Lighthouse Museum and Tuandao Lighthouse.
Qingdao Lighthouse Museum focuses on the history and development of AtoNs in China, especially in Qingdao. It demonstrates the gradual development of AtoNs in the last century and records the invaluable contributions of AtoN staff for the undertakings, and acts a platform for the public to have a better understanding of AtoN and MSA. Since its opening to the public on August 18th, the Museum has received 2,430 visitors in 136 batches. The award is also recognition for its work in facilitating the youths’ education.