The academy was built in 1885 during the Qing Dynasty rule as the first private school within the area. In 1985, the building was designated as Grade 3 historic site.
The library is arranged with old bookshelves, desks and chairs. There are also various kinds of traditional handicrafts displayed outside the academy building.
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